The Metropolitan Museum of Art Launches New App, THE MET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 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 Met every day, wherever you are. (more...)

Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Appoints Iria Candela and Beatrice Galilee to New Curatorships
by BWW News Desk - Jul 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. Both positions were established this spring through a generous gift from Daniel Brodsky, the Museum's Chairman, and his wife Estrellita B. Brodsky, an art historian and specialist in Latin American art. (more...)

Metropolitan Museum Announces Launch of New Interactive Web Feature, ONE MET. MANY WORLDS.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 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 website. (more...)

Morrison H. Heckscher to Retire and Become Curator Emeritus at Metropolitan Museum and Sylvia L. Yount Appointed to Head American Wing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 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 Lawrence A. Fleischman Chairman of The American Wing and a distinguished curatorial career at the Museum that spanned nearly five decades. He will become Curator Emeritus of The American Wing on July 1. (more...)

Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art Thomas P. Campbell Announces Five Senior Staff Promotions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

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

The Met Museum Presents P.S. ART 2014: CELEBRATING THE CREATIVE SPIRIT OF NYC KIDS, 6/10-8/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 08, 2014

For three months this summer, works of art in all media by 106 of New York City's most talented public school students, pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, will be displayed in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education at The Metropolitan Museum of Art through P.S. Art, a project of the New York City Department of Education and Studio in a School Association, Inc. The annual juried exhibition is now in its 12th year. P.S. Art 2014: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids will open for special viewing by the public at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, the evening of the City's annual Museum Mile Festival, and will remain on view through August 25. (more...)

P.S. Art 2014 on View at Metropolitan Museum this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2014

For three months this summer, works of art in all media by 106 of New York City's most talented public school students, pre-kindergarten through 12th grade, will be displayed in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education at The Metropolitan Museum of Art through P.S. Art, a project of the New York City Department of Education and Studio in a School Association, Inc. The annual juried exhibition is now in its 12th year. P.S. Art 2014: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids will open for special viewing by the public at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 10, the evening of the City's annual Museum Mile Festival, and will remain on view through August 25. (more...)

Met Museum's Costume Institute to Reopen with Charles James Exhibition, May-Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that the inaugural exhibition of the newly renovated Costume Institute in spring 2014 will examine the career of legendary 20th-century Anglo-American couturier Charles James (1906-1978). Charles James: Beyond Fashion, on view from May 8 through August 10, 2014 (preceded on May 5 by The Costume Institute Benefit), will be presented in two locations-The Costume Institute's new galleries as well as special exhibitions galleries on the Museum's first floor. (more...)

Met Museum to Designate Space in The Costume Institute as the 'Anna Wintour Costume Center'
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that the Museum will designate the space occupied by The Costume Institute as the Anna Wintour Costume Center. The complex has been completely redesigned and renovated and will reopen on May 8 with the inaugural exhibition Charles James: Beyond Fashion. The Anna Wintour Costume Center will house the Department's exhibition galleries, library, conservation laboratory, research areas, and offices. The curatorial department itself will continue to be called The Costume Institute. (more...)

Adrienne Arsht Pledges $1 Million in Support of the MET MUSEUM PRESENTS Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that Adrienne Arsht has pledged $1 million in support of theMet Museum Presents series of performances and talk, now in its second season. The grant will fund the next three seasons of the series, in 2014-2015, 2015-2016, and 2016-2017. (more...)

The Met Museum Presents TREASURES FROM INDIA: JEWELS FROM THE AL- THANI COLLECTION, 10/28-1/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that an exhibition of some 60 jeweled objects from the private collection formed by Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Thani will be presented at the Museum this fall. Treasures from India: Jewels from the Al-Thani Collection, on view October 28 through January 25, will provide a glimpse into the evolving styles of the jeweled arts in India from the Mughal period until the early 20th century, with emphasis on later exchanges with the West. The exhibition will be shown within the Metropolitan Museum's Islamic art galleries, adjacent to the Museum's own collection of Mughal-period art. (more...)

Cellist Jay Campbell to Perform at Columbia University's Italian Academy, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Columbia University's Italian Academy for Advanced Studies presents the adventurous young cellist Jay Campbell, First Prize Winner of the 2012 Concert Artists Guild (CAG) Victor Elmaleh Competition, on its Spring 2014 concert series Wednesday evening, May 7th at 7:00 p.m. in the Teatro of the Italian Academy, 1161 Amsterdam Ave., New York, NY. Mr. Campbell is joined by soprano Sharon Harms, pianist Stephen Gosling, and flutist Eric Lamb for an all-contemporary program of works by Salvatore Sciarrino, Jason Eckhardt, and a world premiere by American composer Jonathan Dawe. The complete program follows: (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Presents the GLOBAL MUSEUM LEADERS COLLOQUIUM, 4/7-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the 14 participants in the inaugural session of the Global Museum Leaders Colloquium, to be held at the Museum April 7–18, 2014. The Metropolitan Museum created and will host the colloquium to broaden international dialogue about museum management and collections care among directors from collecting institutions. (more...)

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces the Launch of METCOLLECTS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today the launch of MetCollects, a new web series on the Museum's website that offers first looks at works of art acquired recently by the Museum. (more...)

Patrick D. Campbell Elected to SPX Corporation Board of Directors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Patrick D. Campbell as an additional member of the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Campbell will stand for re-election at the company's 2014 Annual Meeting for a term expiring in 2017. (more...)

The Met Museum's Daniel Brodsky and His Wife Establish Two Curatorships in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that Daniel Brodsky, the Museum's Chairman, and his wife Estrellita B. Brodsky, an art historian and specialist in Latin American art, have provided a generous gift to endow two important curatorships in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art. This expansion of curatorial staff provides major support for the department's broadened programming in both the main building and the Marcel Breuer-designed building on Madison Avenue that will be vacated by the Whitney Museum in 2015 and subsequently occupied by the Met. (more...)

Concert Artists Guild Presents Rising Cellist Jay Campbell and Premiere of Three New Works, 3/10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Concert Artists Guild presents the adventurous young cellist Jay Campbell, First Prize Winner of the 2012 CAG Victor Elmaleh Competition, on its Concerts in New York series on Monday evening, March 10th at 7:30 p.m. at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. Together with pianist Conor Hanick, Jay offers a program that reflects his dedication to new music, presented within an historical framework. (more...)

Met Museum to Designate Space in The Costume Institute as the 'Anna Wintour Costume Center'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that the Museum will designate the space occupied by The Costume Institute as the Anna Wintour Costume Center. The complex has been completely redesigned and renovated and will reopen on May 8 with the inaugural exhibition Charles James: Beyond Fashion. The Anna Wintour Costume Center will house the Department's exhibition galleries, library, conservation laboratory, research areas, and offices. The curatorial department itself will continue to be called The Costume Institute. (more...)

VIP Fundraiser with Former NFL Starsfor Aurora Theatre, Gwinnett Medical Center Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Support two of Gwinnett's great non-profits today, January 14 at Aurora Theatre. Guests will get a chance to rub elbows with former NFL players and get an exclusive sneak-peek at The Brand Signature Series production Lombardi by Eric Simonson, based on the book When Pride Still Mattered - A Life of Vince Lombardi written by David Maraniss. (more...)

VIP Fundraiser with Former NFL Starsfor Aurora Theatre, Gwinnett Medical Center Set for 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

Support two of Gwinnett's great non-profits on January 14 at Aurora Theatre. Guests will get a chance to rub elbows with former NFL players and get an exclusive sneak-peek at The Brand Signature Series production Lombardi by Eric Simonson, based on the book When Pride Still Mattered - A Life of Vince Lombardi written by David Maraniss. The idea came from former Detroit Lion and Life After the Game founder, LaMar Campbell who thought this event would be a great way to support the arts in our community and bring awareness and support to the new Concussion Institute at Gwinnett Medical Center. Concussion safety and treatment is a topic near and dear to many current and former NFL stars and Mr. Campbell has thrown his full support behind this event. With that in mind, several former NFL greats scheduled to attend, including: David Greene (UGA & Seattle Seahawks), Chuck Smith (Atlanta Falcons), Matt Stinchcomb (UGA, Oakland Raiders & Tampa Bay Buccaneers), as well as Super Bowl Champions from the Green Bay Packers - Eric Matthews and Georgia Tech alum Dorsey Levens. And more are expected. Tickets include a VIP reception at the theatre at 7pm and the show beginning at 8pm. The cost to attend this once-in-a-lifetime event is just $25 and the proceeds benefit the Concussion Institute at Gwinnett Medical Center and Aurora Theatre. (more...)

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