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Met Museum to Present 'Landmark' Jerusalem Exhibition, 9/26 Met Museum to Present 'Landmark' Jerusalem Exhibition, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2016

Beginning around the year 1000, Jerusalem attained unprecedented significance as a location, destination, and symbol to people of diverse faiths from Iceland to India. Multiple competitive and complementary religious traditions, fueled by an almost universal preoccupation with the city, gave rise to... (more...)
The Met Cloisters Extends Hours on Fridays, Thru Summer The Met Cloisters Extends Hours on Fridays, Thru Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

The Met Cloisters—the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art dedicated to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages—will be open for extended hours on Friday evenings this summer. From May 27 through September 2, the closing time on Fridays will be 7:30 p.m. (The regular summer daily closing tim... (more...)
The Met Unveils New Website, Digital Platforms The Met Unveils New Website, Digital Platforms
by BWW News Desk - February 29, 2016

(New York, February 29, 2016)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art refreshed and upgraded its website and app today, introducing a series of new features and enhancements that create a more intuitive online resource and experience for its visitors, both online and within the institution. The launch coinci... (more...)
The Cloisters to Hold Press Preview for THE WORLD IN PLAY, 1/19 The Cloisters to Hold Press Preview for THE WORLD IN PLAY, 1/19
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2016

What: Press preview for The World in Play: Luxury Cards, 1430–1540, an exhibition of more than 100 intricately hand-painted playing cards created for wealthy individuals in the Middle Ages.  Hunting, chivalry, and life at court are referenced on the cards, which originated in southern and s... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces Sets New Performances, Talks for Spring 2016 Season Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces Sets New Performances, Talks for Spring 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2016

The Metropolitan Museum recently announced new performances and talks as part of the spring 2016 season. Leading with live arts by visionary artists, the 2015-16 season has presented unexpected and adventurous offerings in new spaces, and this spring, that line of singular programming will continue ... (more...)
Met Museum to Display THE WORLD IN PLAY Exhibit at The Cloisters, 1/20/16 Met Museum to Display THE WORLD IN PLAY Exhibit at The Cloisters, 1/20/16
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2015

Only three decks of European hand-painted playing cards are known to have survived from the late Middle Ages—two made in Germany and one in the Burgundian Netherlands, all dating from the early to late 15th century. The only complete set of these luxury cards—The Cloisters Playing Cards, from the so... (more...)
Met Museum to Launch Met Breuer with UNFINISHED: THOUGHTS LEFT VISIBLE, 3/18/16 Met Museum to Launch Met Breuer with UNFINISHED: THOUGHTS LEFT VISIBLE, 3/18/16
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2015

Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible examines a subject that is critical to artistic practice: the question of when a work of art is finished. Opening March 18, 2016, this landmark exhibition inaugurates The Met Breuer, ushering in a new phase for the Met's expanded engagement with modern and contempor... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum Releases Schedule of Exhibitions for Winter & Spring 2016 Metropolitan Museum Releases Schedule of Exhibitions for Winter & Spring 2016
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2015

Extensive new information is now posted online about The Metropolitan Museum of Art's winter and spring 2016 exhibitions. The updated Schedule of Exhibitions is now available, as well as press releases for all exhibitions opening between now and July 2016. Visit the full set of new releases in the P... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum Announces Schedule for Christmas/Holiday Season Metropolitan Museum Announces Schedule for Christmas/Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - November 19, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will celebrate the winter holidays with its annual presentation of the Christmas tree and Neapolitan Baroque crèche, the display of a spectacular late 19th-century silver Menorah and 18th-century Torah crown, and a variety of holiday-themed events at its Fifth Avenue b... (more...)
Met Museum Names Cornelia Parker as Artist for 2016 Roof Garden Commission Met Museum Names Cornelia Parker as Artist for 2016 Roof Garden Commission
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2015

(New York, October 15, 2015)-Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that British artist Cornelia Parker has been selected to create a site-specific installation atop the Met's Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden. The installation will be on view fro... (more...)
Met Museum Announces Full Schedule of November Concerts at the Cloisters Met Museum Announces Full Schedule of November Concerts at the Cloisters
by BWW News Desk - October 06, 2015

For more than 50 years, the pioneering early music series Concerts at The Cloisters has provided New York music lovers with unique and unforgettable access to the vocal and instrumental music of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. The superb acoustics of The Cloisters' performance space—the histori... (more...)
Met Museum Announces Launch of MetKids Website; Party to Follow, 9/20 Met Museum Announces Launch of MetKids Website; Party to Follow, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2015

(New York, September 10, 2015)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the launch of #MetKids, a new online feature made for, with, and by kids. The feature on the Met's website launches today, September 10, followed by a public launch event at the Mus... (more...)
Met Museum Announces Barbara Drake Boehm as Senior Curator for The Met Cloisters Met Museum Announces Barbara Drake Boehm as Senior Curator for The Met Cloisters
by BWW News Desk - September 10, 2015

(New York, September 9, 2015)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the appointment of Barbara Drake Boehm as Paul and Jill Ruddock Senior Curator for The Met Cloisters.  ... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum Shatters Record in Annual Attendance Metropolitan Museum Shatters Record in Annual Attendance
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2015

(New York, July 28, 2015)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that a record 6.3 million people—from the five boroughs of New York City, the local tri-state area, across the United States, and around the world—visited the Museum during the fiscal ye... (more...)
The 13th Edition of LOOP Barcelona Begins Today The 13th Edition of LOOP Barcelona Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 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 Presents Van Gogh and Huyghe The Met Museum Presents Van Gogh and Huyghe
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Van Gogh: Irises and Roses, May 12-Augut 16, and The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe, May 11-November 1.... (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - May 01, 2015

Over the past three seasons, The Metropolitan Museum of Art has seen some of the most intriguing and unexpected performance offerings around— often inviting audiences to engage with their surroundings as well as the performances. Leading with curiosity and innovation, the 2015-2016 season of Met Mus... (more...)
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...)



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