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The 13th Edition of LOOP Barcelona Begins 5/28-6/6 The 13th Edition of LOOP Barcelona Begins 5/28-6/6
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2015

The XIII Edition of LOOP Barcelona, including its Fair, Festival, and Studies, will develop its artistic programme and space of debate around two driving themes: What about Collecting Video Art? and Beyond the Image: Sound.... (more...)
The Met Museum Launches The Met Breuer to Expand Contemporary Art Program, March 2016 The Met Museum Launches The Met Breuer to Expand Contemporary Art Program, March 2016
by BWW News Desk - April 09, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will launch its first season of programming in the landmark building by Marcel Breuer on Madison Avenue at 75th Street in New York, when The Met Breuer opens to the public on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Encompassing major monographic and thematic exhibitions, new commiss... (more...)
Met to Display TREASURES AND TALISMANS Exhibition, 5/1 Met to Display TREASURES AND TALISMANS Exhibition, 5/1
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2015

Worn by women and men, finger rings are among the oldest and most familiar forms of jewelry. In addition to their use as personal adornments, rings can serve as declarations of status, markers of significant life events, expressions of identity, and protective talismans. Some three dozen ancient, me... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Appoints New President Metropolitan Museum of Art Appoints New President
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2015

(New York, March 10, 2015)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that Daniel H. Weiss, an innovative executive and accomplished art historian serving currently as president of Haverford College, will be the next President of the Museum. He will succeed Emily Kernan Rafferty, who will retir... (more...)
The Met Announces List of Attendees for Second Colloquium on Global Museum Issues, 4/13 The Met Announces List of Attendees for Second Colloquium on Global Museum Issues, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - January 30, 2015

(New York, January 29, 2015)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the 15 participants in the second annual Global Museum Leaders Colloquium, to be held at the Museum April 13–23, 2015. The Metropolitan Museum hosts the colloquium to broaden internat... (more...)
Following Juno, MoMA to Resume Regular Hours, 1/28 Following Juno, MoMA to Resume Regular Hours, 1/28
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

(New York, January 27, 2015)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art will reopen to the public on Wednesday, January 28, following today's closure due to the severe winter storm. Regular hours will resume at both of its locations: the main building at Fifth Avenue and 82nd Street; and The Cloisters, its bran... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Closes Today Due to Severe Weather The Metropolitan Museum of Art Closes Today Due to Severe Weather
by BWW News Desk - January 27, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that its main building on Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street, as well as its branch museum in Fort Tryon Park, The Cloisters, will be closed to the public on Tuesday, January 27, due to the severe winter storm.... (more...)
Winchester Bible Exhibit Opens at Medieval Europe Gallery Today Winchester Bible Exhibit Opens at Medieval Europe Gallery Today
by BWW News Desk - December 09, 2014

Masterfully illuminated pages from two volumes of the magnificent, lavishly ornamented Winchester Bible-a pivotal landmark of medieval art from around 1200-will be shown at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for three months, beginning today, December 9, in the exhibition The Winchester Bible: A Masterp... (more...)
THE WINCHESTER BIBLE Exhibit to Debut at MoMA, 12/8 THE WINCHESTER BIBLE Exhibit to Debut at MoMA, 12/8
by BWW News Desk - December 03, 2014

Masterfully illuminated pages from two volumes of the magnificent, lavishly ornamented Winchester Bible—a pivotal landmark of medieval art from around 1200—will be shown at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for three months, beginning December 9, in the exhibition The Winchester Bible: A Masterpiece of... (more...)
Khan Academy Partners with the Met Museum to Carry Extensive Content Khan Academy Partners with the Met Museum to Carry Extensive Content
by BWW News Desk - November 24, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Sal Khan, founder and Executive Director of Khan Academy, announced today the launch of a partnership that will provide expanded access for visitors around the world to the Metropolitan Museum's online resources through Khan... (more...)
Winchester Bible Exhibit to Be Displayed at Medieval Europe Gallery, 12/9 Winchester Bible Exhibit to Be Displayed at Medieval Europe Gallery, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2014

Masterfully illuminated pages from two volumes of the magnificent, lavishly ornamented Winchester Bible—a pivotal landmark of medieval art from around 1200—will be shown at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for three months, beginning December 9, in the exhibition The Winchester Bible: A Masterpiece of... (more...)
Illuminated Pages from Winchester Bible to be Displayed at Met Museum Illuminated Pages from Winchester Bible to be Displayed at Met Museum
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2014

Masterfully illuminated pages from two volumes of the magnificent, lavishly ornamented Winchester Bible-a pivotal landmark of medieval art from around 1200-will be shown at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for three months, beginning December 9, in the exhibition The Winchester Bible: A Masterpiece of... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Launches New App, THE MET The Metropolitan Museum of Art Launches New App, THE MET
by BWW News Desk - September 02, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced that the Museum will launch today its flagship smartphone app—titled simply The Met—developed exclusively for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This free digital resource is the easiest way to see what's happening at the M... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces an Annual Attendance of 6.2 Million The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces an Annual Attendance of 6.2 Million
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced that 6.2 million people—from New York City, the tri-state area, across the United States, and 187 foreign countries—visited the Museum during the fiscal year that ended on June 30. For the third year in a row, attendance at the Museum has exceeded six million... (more...)
Gallery Henoch Presents Eric Wert's THE HUNT Gallery Henoch Presents Eric Wert's THE HUNT
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Eric Wert's opulent new painting, The Hunt, is now on view at the gallery. Wert takes his inspiration from various sources, including historical fabrics from museum collections. Wert writes, 'The background of The Hunt is an excerpt from one of The Hunt of the Unicorn tapestries from the Cloisters i... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces the MET MUSEUM PRESENTS' 2014–15 Season The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces the MET MUSEUM PRESENTS' 2014–15 Season
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is more than just a splendid showcase of brilliant artifacts; it is home to a broad range of ideas and personal narratives from every civilization. The 2014–15 season of Met Museum Presents brings these stories to life through theater, performance, and discussions that... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts, Including  15th-Century Haggadah, On View During Passover The Met Museum Presents Rare Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts, Including 15th-Century Haggadah, On View During Passover
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2014

In time for the observance of Passover this year, two medieval Hebrew manuscripts are on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. One manuscript, on loan from the Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS), New York, for two years, is a newly conserved Haggadah by Joel ben Simeon, one of the be... (more...)
Birmingham Museum of Art Names New European Curator Birmingham Museum of Art Names New European Curator
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, AL - After an extensive national search, the Birmingham Museum of Art is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Schindler as Curator of European Art. Schindler comes to the Birmingham Museum from The Metropolitan Museum, where he held the Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellowship in ... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, 2/25-5/18 The Met Museum Presents RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, 2/25-5/18
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2014

A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England's historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral, opening February 25 at The Cloisters—a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to th... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Celebrates THE MONUMENTS MEN The Metropolitan Museum of Art Celebrates THE MONUMENTS MEN
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2014

A new gallery itinerary, display, blog post, and Sunday at the Met lecture event at The Metropolitan Museum of Art focus on the heroic work of the Monuments Men during World War II and their lasting impact on the Museum and its collection. The role of James J. Rorimer, a Monuments Man who became the... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, 2/25-5/18 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents RADIANT LIGHT: STAINED GLASS FROM CANTERBURY CATHEDRAL, 2/25-5/18
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2014

A splendid array of six near-life-size enthroned figures in stained glass from England's historic Canterbury Cathedral will be shown in the exhibition Radiant Light: Stained Glass from Canterbury Cathedral, opening February 25 at The Cloisters—a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art devoted to th... (more...)
Judaica on View during Hanukkah at Met Museum, 11/27-12/5 Judaica on View during Hanukkah at Met Museum, 11/27-12/5
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2013

On the occasion of Hanukkah-the Jewish Festival of Lights, celebrated this year from the evening of November 27 through the evening of December 5-two medieval depictions of the Temple menorah are on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Additional works of Judaica will be on view during and after ... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum Presents Judaica on View During Hanukkah Metropolitan Museum Presents Judaica on View During Hanukkah
by BWW News Desk - November 27, 2013

(New York, November 26, 2013)—On the occasion of Hanukkah—the Jewish Festival of Lights, celebrated this year from the evening of November 27 through the evening ofDecember 5—two medieval depictions of the Temple menorah are on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Additional works of Judaica will... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Display Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche for Holiday Season The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Display Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche for Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - November 22, 2013

The Christmas tree and Neapolitan Baroque crèche at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a long-standing yuletide tradition in New York, will be on view for the holiday season, fromNovember 26, 2013, through January 6, 2014. The brightly lit, 20-foot blue spruce—with a collection of 18th-century Neapoli... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Lease Agreement with the City of New York The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Lease Agreement with the City of New York
by BWW News Desk - October 25, 2013

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that at the City's request it has signed an amendment to its 1878 lease with the City of New York. The new amendment confirms and continues the 42-year-long agreement under which the Met and the City first established, and has since maintained, a discre... (more...)





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