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Thomas P. Campbell, Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Speaks Out on Mosul Museum Destruction Thomas P. Campbell, Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Speaks Out on Mosul Museum Destruction
by BWW News Desk - February 28, 2015

Speaking with great sadness on behalf of the Metropolitan, a museum whose collection proudly protects and displays the arts of ancient and Islamic Mesopotamia, we strongly condemn this act of catastrophic destruction to one of the most important museums in the Middle East. The Mosul Museum's collect... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum to Display 'Landmark' Native Indian Art Exhibition, 3/9 Metropolitan Museum to Display 'Landmark' Native Indian Art Exhibition, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 26, 2015

A major exhibition featuring extraordinary works created by Native American people of the Plains region will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, beginning March 9. Bringing together more than 150 iconic works from European and North American collections—many never before seen in a public e... (more...)
NORTH AMERICA-THE PLAINS INDIANS Opens at Met Museum, 3/9 NORTH AMERICA-THE PLAINS INDIANS Opens at Met Museum, 3/9
by BWW News Desk - February 25, 2015

A major exhibition featuring extraordinary works created by Native American people of the Plains region will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, beginning March 9. Bringing together more than 150 iconic works from European and North American collections-many never before seen in a public e... (more...)
Howard Scott Gallery Presents KUDUO, Paintings of GhanaianAtta Kwami, 2/26-4/04 Howard Scott Gallery Presents KUDUO, Paintings of GhanaianAtta Kwami, 2/26-4/04
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2015

?Howard Scott Gallery is pleased to present the third solo exhibition of the Ghanaian artist Atta Kwami. The exhibition is titled Kuduo and will open on Thursday, 26 February and continue through April 4, 2015.... (more...)
'Fantastic Art China' Brings Top Contemporary Chinese Art to New York for Chinese Lunar New Year Celebrations 'Fantastic Art China' Brings Top Contemporary Chinese Art to New York for Chinese Lunar New Year Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2015

As part of "Happy Chinese New Year: Fantastic Art China", a series of arts & culture initiatives celebrating Chinese Lunar New Year throughout New York City, the China Central Academy of Fine Art (CAFA), China's largest and most prestigious art academy, is hosting a much-anticipate... (more...)
Art Institute to Present IRELAND: CROSSROADS OF ART AND DESIGN, Opening 3/17 Art Institute to Present IRELAND: CROSSROADS OF ART AND DESIGN, Opening 3/17
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2015

Ireland: Crossroads of Art and Design, 1690-1840, will open at the Art Institute of Chicago on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2015, with a special ribbon-cutting featuring bagpipes and local dignitaries. It will be the first major exhibition to showcase the decorative and fine arts of 18th century Ire... (more...)
The Costume Institute to Display CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Exhibit, 5/7 The Costume Institute to Display CHINA: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Exhibit, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - February 17, 2015

The Costume Institute's spring 2015 exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass, will be on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from May 7 through August 16, 2015 (preceded on May 4 by The Costume Institute Benefit). Presented in the Museum's Chinese Galleries and Anna Wintour Costume Center, th... (more...)
Art of Japan Galleries Presents DISCOVERING JAPANESE ART: AMERICAN COLLECTORS AND THE MET Art of Japan Galleries Presents DISCOVERING JAPANESE ART: AMERICAN COLLECTORS AND THE MET
by BWW News Desk - February 14, 2015

The 100th anniversary in 2015 of the Department of Asian Art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers an ideal opportunity to explore the history of the Museum's collection of Japanese art. Showcasing more than 200 masterworks in a variety of media, Discovering Japanese Art: American Collectors and... (more...)
MET MUSEUM PRESENTS Releases Schedule of March Events, Beg. 3/6 MET MUSEUM PRESENTS Releases Schedule of March Events, Beg. 3/6
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2015

The Civilians: The End and The Beginning Friday, March 6, 7:00 p.m. at The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing A theatrical investigation of dying, death, and the afterlife, from ancient Egypt to tomorrow. This performance is staged at the incomparable Temple of Dendur.... (more...)
National Portrait Gallery to Display SARGENT Exhibition, 2/12 National Portrait Gallery to Display SARGENT Exhibition, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2015

A major exhibition of works by one of the world's most celebrated portrait painters, John Singer Sargent, opens at the National Portrait Gallery tomorrow (Thursday 12 February 2015). Organised in collaboration with The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, the exhibition brings together, for the f... (more...)
The Met Museum Presents NEW BEGINNINGS: LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL, 2/28 The Met Museum Presents NEW BEGINNINGS: LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - February 11, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will hold its annual Lunar New Year festival on Saturday, February 28, from noon to 5 p.m. Featuring more than 20 fun programs for visitors of all ages, New Beginnings: Lunar New Year Festival will reflect traditions from across Asia and will include dance and music pe... (more...)
Met Museum to Host Lunar New Year Festival, 2/28 Met Museum to Host Lunar New Year Festival, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will hold its annual Lunar New Year festival on Saturday, February 28, from noon to 5 p.m.... (more...)
Leonard A. Lauder CUBISM Exhibit to Close at Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2/16 Leonard A. Lauder CUBISM Exhibit to Close at Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - February 10, 2015

What: Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, closes on Monday, February 16. This major exhibition of the essential Cubists—Georges Braque, Juan Gris, Fernand Léger, and Pablo Picasso—traces the invention and development of Cubism using iconic examples from th... (more...)
Metropolitan Museum of Art to Launch MetFridays Program This Month Metropolitan Museum of Art to Launch MetFridays Program This Month
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2015

(New York, January 30, 2015)—This evening, The Metropolitan Museum of Art inaugurates MetFridays, highlighting all of the offerings for visitors that make Friday evenings at the Met special. Every Friday the Museum is open until 9 p.m., and visitors can view exhibitions, drop into drawing classes, e... (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...)
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center to Reopen 1/30 with Susan Weil Exhibition Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center to Reopen 1/30 with Susan Weil Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - January 28, 2015

The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) celebrates the completion of the first phase of its renovation and expansion in downtown Asheville with the presentation of poemumbles: 30 years of Susan Weil's poem/images. Curated by Brian E. Butler, University of North Carolina Asheville T... (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...)
Glenn Goldberg Art to be Displayed at Betty Cuningham Gallery, 2/28-4/04 Glenn Goldberg Art to be Displayed at Betty Cuningham Gallery, 2/28-4/04
by BWW News Desk - January 24, 2015

Betty Cuningham Gallery is pleased to present all day, an installation of eleven new paintings by the New York based artist, Glenn Goldberg. This exhibition is presented in collaboration with Jason McCoy Gallery, NY and will run from February 28 through April 4th 2015.... (more...)
The Met vs. MoMA Museum War Brewing? The Met vs. MoMA Museum War Brewing?
by BWW News Desk - January 23, 2015

The Metropolitan Museum of Art received Leonard Lauder's $1 billion gift of 81 Cubist masterpieces. Combined with the relocation plans and MoMA's expansion plans, there is now brewing some rivalry between the two museums.... (more...)
SITU Studio to Redesign Brooklyn Museum Entry SITU Studio to Redesign Brooklyn Museum Entry
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2015

The present Brooklyn Museum Lobby, including the Visitor Center, will be completely redesigned by SITU studio to accommodate a New Technology Initiative. Photograph by Cat Guzman.... (more...)
Xu Bing's WRITING BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH to Open 2/21 at Frost Art Museum Xu Bing's WRITING BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH to Open 2/21 at Frost Art Museum
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2015

Xu Bing: Writing Between Heaven and Earth opens on Saturday, February 21 at the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum FIU.... (more...)
Brooklyn Museum Extends KILLER HEELS Through 3/1 Brooklyn Museum Extends KILLER HEELS Through 3/1
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2015

The Brooklyn Museum announced today the extension of Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe. The popular exhibition, originally scheduled to close on February 15, will remain on view through Sunday, March 1.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: The First Lady of Modern Art, MADAME CEZANNE at the Metropolitan Museum BWW Reviews: The First Lady of Modern Art, MADAME CEZANNE at the Metropolitan Museum
by Patrick Kennedy - January 16, 2015

A new exhibition examines the life and image Hortense Fiquet--Paul Cézanne's mistress, wife, and most famous portrait subject.... (more...)
This Month's Performances at The Met Museum Include THE GRAND TOUR, TURNING MUSIC INTO GOLD and More This Month's Performances at The Met Museum Include THE GRAND TOUR, TURNING MUSIC INTO GOLD and More
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2015

The Grand Tour returns; and Ensemble Caprice evokes the culture of Imperial Prague with period instruments... (more...)



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