Learn how to use social media from Sree Sreenivasan, Chief Digital Officer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. These tips come from a former journalism professor and will help you gain influence and build your personal br...
With the popularity of its Costume Institute show, “China: Through the Looking Glass,” the Metropolitan Museum of Art extends its hours for the exhibition’s final weekend.
In March 2016, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will launch its first season of programming at The Met Breuer, inviting visitors to engage with art of the 20th and 21st centuries through the global breadth and historical reach of the Museum's unparalleled collection and scholarly resources. Show More Summary
Asst/Assoc Curator, South Asia. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The Aftermath of Conflict: Jo Ractliffe's Photographs of Angola and South Africa at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning August 24 features 23 works produced over the past 10 years by South African artist Jo Ractliffe (born 1961). Show More Summary
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced the list of speakers and performers who will participate in an all-day TEDxMet event on Saturday, September 26, 9:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The theme of the program is The In-Between. Show More Summary
Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, Johannes Vermeer In the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art; use the zoom or download icons under the image on the museum’s website. Of the 35 or 36 Vermeer paintings acknowledged to exist, I’ve had the good fortune in my time to have seen perhaps 20 in person. […]
Naomi Campbell on the February 2003 cover of i-D Magazine. All images from @costumeinstitutelibrary In an active effort to preserve the storied history of fashion, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Irene Lewisohn Costume Reference Library has everything from sketches of couture gowns to 16th century costume pieces. Show More Summary
Within months, she would lose her job, her career and leave the country. Once a curator so coveted she turned down a plum offer from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, True vanished so completely that one former boss, Barry Munitz, admitted in an interview this summer that he had no idea “where she is or […]
An art critic remembers “Harlem on My Mind,” a 1969 show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art widely viewed within black cultural circles as an insult.
After the legendary success of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty" exhibit in 2011 — which attracted famously long waits and went on to become the museum's eighth most-visited exhibit ever — few might have expected that this season's Costume Institute exhibit,... Continue reading
“Henry Varnum Poor, who died in 1970, was once among the country’s best-known painters and potters, and his work is owned by museums across the country, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cooper Hewitt and the Art Institute of Chicago. He built the main part of Crow House in 1920 and 1921, using chestnut […]
The reunification of ancient Egypt achieved by Nebhepetre Mentuhotep II-the first pharaoh of the Middle Kingdom-was followed by a great cultural flowering that lasted nearly 400 years. During the Middle Kingdom (mid-Dynasty 11-Dynasty...Show More Summary
The Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met) is the most influential museum on Twitter, and also one of the world's largest and finest art museums. The Met also employs one of the top social networking experts in the world. Sree Sreenivasan is the first Chief Digital Officer of the Met. Show More Summary
For 10 years, artist Abbie Zabar had a ritual: go the Metropolitan Museum of Art and sketch the new floral arrangements adorning the entrance hall.
Photographers, like ventriloquists, can cast "voices" in a seemingly infinite number of genres and period styles. This does not negate the camera's direct relationship to the world-tying image to subject as naturally as a footprint-but...Show More Summary
On Tuesday 28 July, Wessex Archaeology took part in Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council’s Family Fun Day at Clifton Park Museum. Wessex Archaeology’s Jessica Irwin and Alex Cassels supervised our ever popular ‘Sands of Time’ sandpit...Show More Summary
There was some cringing when singer Kate Perry strode the red carpet at this year's Metropolitan Museum of Art black-tie fashion party wearing a black dress decorated with graffiti. There was also infringing, alleges a street artist in federal court.
London's Science Museum, Natural History Museum and British Museum are the top three most googled museums in the world. The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Smithsonian Museum in Washington DC were the next two, according to London & Partners, Mayor Bouncy Boris's official promotional company. Shown is Girl Pets Dinosaur at the Natural History Museum (CLICK).
Museums in Paris were kind of a nightmare. This statement might be true of any major metropolitan museum but it was especially true of our recent experience. Kyle and I rode by Le Louvre one day and it looked like a madhouse with what looked like thousand of people milling about, Coachella in Paris. We... Continue reading ?