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The Met Museum Presents The Costume Institute's CHINESE WHISPERS: TALES OF THE EAST IN ART, FILM, AND FASHION, 5/7The Met Museum Presents The Costume Institute's CHINESE WHISPERS: TALES OF THE EAST IN ART, FILM, AND FASHION, 5/7
September 13, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that The Costume Institute's spring 2015 exhibition will be Chinese Whispers: Tales of the East in Art, Film, and Fashion, on view from May 7 through Aug... (more...)


Arnold L. Lehman Plans Retirement from Brooklyn Museum in 2015Arnold L. Lehman Plans Retirement from Brooklyn Museum in 2015
September 11, 2014

September 10, 2014...Brooklyn, N.Y. Arnold L. Lehman, Shelby White and Leon Levy Director of the Brooklyn Museum, announced yesterday at the fall meeting of the Board of Trustees that he will reti... (more...)


Metropolitan Museum's Redesigned David H. Koch Plaza to Open to the Public, TodayMetropolitan Museum's Redesigned David H. Koch Plaza to Open to the Public, Today
September 09, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art's new, completely redesigned David H. Koch Plaza will officially open to the public on today, September 10, after a major two-year reconstruction effort. The massive out... (more...)


The National Gallery of Victoria Presents FRIDAY NIGHTS AT JEAN PAUL GAULTIER, 10/24-2/6The National Gallery of Victoria Presents FRIDAY NIGHTS AT JEAN PAUL GAULTIER, 10/24-2/6
September 08, 2014

During The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier the National Gallery of Victoria will be transformed into a late night destination for the return of its popular Friday Nights series. (more...)


The Civilians Bring Theater to the Metropolitan Museum's Galleries, Begin. 9/12The Civilians Bring Theater to the Metropolitan Museum's Galleries, Begin. 9/12
September 08, 2014

The investigative theater company The Civilians will lead a yearlong exploration of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's galleries and collections. The first theater group to become Artist in Residence a... (more...)


The Picasso Museum Set to Reopen with New President, Laurent Le BonThe Picasso Museum Set to Reopen with New President, Laurent Le Bon
September 05, 2014

The state appointed Laurent Le Bon president of the closed Musée Picasso in June and sent him on an emergency mission to reopen the museum's regal 17th-century mansion after five years of construction... (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Launches New App, THE METThe Metropolitan Museum of Art Launches New App, THE MET
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, ... (more...)


The Mexican Museum Partners with UNAMThe Mexican Museum Partners with UNAM
August 15, 2014

The Mexican Museum, the premier West Coast museum of Mexican, Mexican-American, Chicano, Latin American and Latino art, culture and heritage, announces that it is embarking on a unique partnership wit... (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Launches New iPad App, 82nd & FifthThe Metropolitan Museum of Art Launches New iPad App, 82nd & Fifth
August 08, 2014

The Metropolitan Museum of Art launched today a new iPad app, 82nd & Fifth, in which 100 curators from across the Museum talk about 100 works of art from the Met's collection that changed the way they... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents CUBISM: THE LEONARD A. LAUDER COLLECTION, 10/20-2/16The Met Museum Presents CUBISM: THE LEONARD A. LAUDER COLLECTION, 10/20-2/16
August 07, 2014

Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be the most important exhibition of the essential Cubists-Georges Braque (French, 1882-1963), Juan Gris (Spanish, 1887-1... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents THE SACRED LUTE: THE ART OF OSTAD ELAHI, 8/5-1/11The Met Museum Presents THE SACRED LUTE: THE ART OF OSTAD ELAHI, 8/5-1/11
July 30, 2014

Ostad Elahi (1895–1974) was a renowned Persian musician, thinker, and jurist whose transformative work in the art of tanb?r—an ancient, long-necked lute—paralleled his innovative approach to the quest... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents THOMAS HART BENTON'S AMERICA TODAY MURAL REDISCOVERED, 9/30-4/19The Met Museum Presents THOMAS HART BENTON'S AMERICA TODAY MURAL REDISCOVERED, 9/30-4/19
July 28, 2014

The exhibition Thomas Hart Benton's America Today Mural Rediscovered celebrates the gift of Thomas Hart Benton's epic mural America Today from AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company to The Metropolitan ... (more...)


Thomas Hart Benton's AMERICA TODAY On View Starting 9/30 at Met MuseumThomas Hart Benton's AMERICA TODAY On View Starting 9/30 at Met Museum
July 28, 2014

The exhibition Thomas Hart Benton's America Today Mural Rediscovered celebrates the gift of Thomas Hart Benton's epic mural America Today from AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company to The Metropolitan ... (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces an Annual Attendance of 6.2 MillionThe Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces an Annual Attendance of 6.2 Million
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 t... (more...)


Mid-Year Highlights in the Art World: Koons, Donovan, Minkisi and MoreMid-Year Highlights in the Art World: Koons, Donovan, Minkisi and More
by Barry Kostrinsky - July 17, 2014

Half of 2014 is behind us. What was new and different, exciting and outrageous, unpredictable and surprising in the NY art world? That's right, not much. Like a large yacht the art world turns slowly.... (more...)


The Metropolitan Museum Receives Donation of 44 Glass Works by Carlo Scarpa from David Landau and Marie-Rose KahaneThe Metropolitan Museum Receives Donation of 44 Glass Works by Carlo Scarpa from David Landau and Marie-Rose Kahane
July 14, 2014

Forty-four works in glass by renowned Italian architect Carlo Scarpa—created during his 15-year collaboration with Venini Glassworks in Venice between 1932 and 1947—have been donated by Dr. David Land... (more...)


Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Appoints Iria Candela and Beatrice Galilee to New CuratorshipsDirector and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Appoints Iria Candela and Beatrice Galilee to New Curatorships
July 11, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the two appointees who will inaugurate new curatorships within the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art. Bo... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents DEATH BECOMES HER: A CENTURY OF MOURNING ATTIRE, 10/21-2/1The Met Museum Presents DEATH BECOMES HER: A CENTURY OF MOURNING ATTIRE, 10/21-2/1
July 01, 2014

Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire, The Costume Institute's first fall exhibition in seven years, will be on view in The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Anna Wintour Costume Center from Octo... (more...)


Paintings by BP Travel Award 2013 Winner Sophie Ploeg are Now on Display at the The National Portrait GalleryPaintings by BP Travel Award 2013 Winner Sophie Ploeg are Now on Display at the The National Portrait Gallery
June 27, 2014

The work of BP Travel Award 2013 winner Sophie Ploeg, a Bristol-based Dutch Artist, is on display at this year's BP Portrait Award. Having studied Art & Architectural History at universities in The Ne... (more...)


The Smithsonian American Art Museum Receives a $5.4 Million Gift from David M. Rubenstein to Renovate Its Renwick GalleryThe Smithsonian American Art Museum Receives a $5.4 Million Gift from David M. Rubenstein to Renovate Its Renwick Gallery
June 23, 2014

The Smithsonian American Art Museum announced today a $5.4 million gift from David M. Rubenstein for the renovation of its Renwick Gallery. The gift completes the private fundraising goal for the capi... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents Sunday at the Met: A Conversation on Glamour and Charles James  with Designer Zac Posen and Curator Jan Glier Reeder, 6/22The Met Museum Presents Sunday at the Met: A Conversation on Glamour and Charles James with Designer Zac Posen and Curator Jan Glier Reeder, 6/22
June 17, 2014

Fashion designer Zac Posen and Charles James exhibition co-curator Jan Glier Reeder discuss James's glamour, technique, and enduring impact on fashion in general, and on Posen in particular. From ele... (more...)


The Met Museum Presents SOL LEWITT: WALL DRAWING #370, 6/30-9/7The Met Museum Presents SOL LEWITT: WALL DRAWING #370, 6/30-9/7
June 12, 2014

Sol LeWitt's 1982 Wall Drawing #370: Ten Geometric Figures (including right triangle, cross, X, diamond) with three-inch parallel bands of lines in two directions will be installed at The Metropolitan... (more...)


Metropolitan Museum Announces Launch of New Interactive Web Feature, ONE MET. MANY WORLDS.Metropolitan Museum Announces Launch of New Interactive Web Feature, ONE MET. MANY WORLDS.
June 12, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the launch of One Met. Many Worlds., a new interactive feature that is presented in 11 languages on the Museum's... (more...)


Morrison H. Heckscher to Retire and Become Curator Emeritus at Metropolitan Museum and Sylvia L. Yount Appointed to Head American WingMorrison H. Heckscher to Retire and Become Curator Emeritus at Metropolitan Museum and Sylvia L. Yount Appointed to Head American Wing
June 11, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that preeminent American art scholar Morrison H. Heckscher will retire on June 30, following 13 years as Lawrenc... (more...)


Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas P. Campbell Announces Five Senior Staff PromotionsDirector and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas P. Campbell Announces Five Senior Staff Promotions
June 11, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, today announced five senior staff promotions: (more...)



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