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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...)
The Met and City of New York Sign New Lease Agreement Confirming Longstanding Admissions Policy The Met and City of New York Sign New Lease Agreement Confirming Longstanding Admissions Policy
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2013

(New York, October 24, 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 ... (more...)
The Met Announces New Exhibitions, Janet Cardiff, Interwoven Globe & More The Met Announces New Exhibitions, Janet Cardiff, Interwoven Globe & More
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2013

The Met Announces New Exhibitions, Janet Cardiff, Interwoven Globe & More... (more...)
The Cloisters Opens THE FORTY PART MOTET, Sound Installation by Janet Cardiff, Today The Cloisters Opens THE FORTY PART MOTET, Sound Installation by Janet Cardiff, Today
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2013

As part of the year-long celebration of its 75th anniversary, The Cloisters museum and gardens-The Metropolitan Museum of Art's branch museum dedicated to the art and architecture of medieval Europe-will present The Forty Part Motet (2001), a sound installation by Janet Cardiff (Canadian, born 1957)... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum Features Medieval Church Treasures in Fall Exhibition The Metropolitan Museum Features Medieval Church Treasures in Fall Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2013

Germany's Hildesheim Cathedral in Lower Saxony has one of the most complete surviving ensembles of ecclesiastical furnishings and treasures in Europe, including many medieval masterpieces made between about 1000 and 1250. The cathedral was designated a UNESCO world cultural heritage site in 1985. Ma... (more...)
The Cloisters Presents THE FORTY PART MOTET, Sound Installation by Janet Cardiff, 9/10 The Cloisters Presents THE FORTY PART MOTET, Sound Installation by Janet Cardiff, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - August 27, 2013

As part of the year-long celebration of its 75th anniversary, The Cloisters museum and gardens—The Metropolitan Museum of Art's branch museum dedicated to the art and architecture of medieval Europe—will present The Forty Part Motet (2001), a sound installation by Janet Cardiff (Canadian, born 1957)... (more...)





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