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Upcoming Sunday at The Met Talk Will Focus on Costume Institute’s About Time Exhibition Design

On January 17, 2021, beginning at 11 a.m., The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Sunday at The Met series will present a virtual talk focusing on the exhibition design for The Costume Institute's About Time: Fashion and Duration. Andrew Bolton, the Wendy Yu Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute, and visual artist and stage designer Es Devlin, who designed the exhibition, will discuss the inspiration,...

Gerhard Richter’s Poignant Birkenau Paintings Now on View at The Met

Gerhard Richter's landmark Birkenau series, a group of four paintings created by the renowned German artist in 2014, are now on view at The Met Fifth Avenue. The Birkenau paintings were first shown in the United States in the short-lived but critically acclaimed exhibition at The Met Breuer Gerhard Richter: Painting After All, which closed early on March 12 due to the COVID-19 crisis. On view until January 18, 2021, the new installation in The Met...

The Met Announces Major Gift from Adrienne Arsht

(New York, August 3, 2020)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that Adrienne Arsht has pledged $5 million in support of its MetLiveArts series...

The Met Acquires Commissioned Works by Wangechi Mutu

(New York, July 28, 2020)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today the acquisition of new works by Wangechi Mutu. Two sculptures, The Seated I (2019) and The Seated...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Host First Virtual Teens Take The Met

Highlights include activities inspired by experiences within today's COVID-19 health crisis that encourage creativity and mental health awareness; as well as art-making, writing and poetry...

NYC. The MET. Vija Celmins: To Fix the Image in Memory

Exhibition Dates: September 24, 2019–January 12, 2020. Exhibition Location: The Met Breuer, Floor 4 and 5 Throughout an accomplished career that spans more than 50...