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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
15 days ago
Happy First Monday in May!⁣ ✨ Take a peek inside the incredible "In America: An Anthology of Fashion"—the second in our two-part #MetInAmerica exhibition—which opens to the public this Saturday, May 7.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
19 hours ago
See more than 70 new garments in the latest rotation of “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion.” This re-installation expands on the modern vocabulary of American fashion and reflects the concept of fashion as a living art form. Plan your visit:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
a day ago
Join us at The Met on Monday, May 23, for @WorldMonuments ' annual Paul Mellon Lecture as philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah ( @KAnthonyAppiah ) reflects on questions of identity, memory, and community in Africa. Free and open to the public with RSVP.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
a day ago
Want to spend your days surrounded by art? Become a Met volunteer! 🎨 Learn about The Met collection and create a welcoming environment for our diverse audiences. All are welcome to apply, no experience necessary. Applications are due May 31:
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Henry Art Gallery
3 days ago
The #HenryCollection 's "An Adirondack Lake" (1870) by Winslow Homer is on view through 7/31 in @metmuseum 's "Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents"! 😍 Watch this virtual tour to learn about how they are "reconsider[ing] Homer’s work through the lens of conflict."
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
2 days ago
ICYMI—Go inside “In America: An Anthology of Fashion” today on @CBSSunday . #MetInAmerica
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CBS Sunday Morning 🌞
3 days ago
Currently on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is the coat worn by President Abraham Lincoln on the night he was assassinated at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. @Faith_Salie visits "In America, An Anthology of Fashion"
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
3 days ago
Where do time, space, and art intersect? ⁣✨ Witness moments of artistic and cultural interconnectedness in "Crossroads"—two rich collection displays that present the global history of humankind as a narrative of intersections and exchange. Learn more:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
3 days ago
Happy Sun-day from the American Wing ☀️
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5 days ago
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
3 days ago
This multi-armed, powerful tantric form of Avalokiteshvara—who is able to aid his numerous devotees with his 24 hands—holds a range of attributes, including the sun, the moon, a vajra, and a bell. ✨ See this work on view in "Bodhisattvas of Wisdom, Compassion, and Power."
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
3 days ago
Have you planned your visit yet? Don't miss "In America: An Anthology of Fashion" on view at The Met through September 5.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
26 days ago
The countdown is on ✨ Starting Saturday, May 7, explore "In America: An Anthology of Fashion"—part two of our #MetInAmerica exhibition—and uncover hidden narratives of American fashion. Learn more:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
4 days ago
Waves: they’re not just in the ocean. We need waves of light to look at art here at The Met. But what if we want to look closer? On #MetKids Microscope, learn how Met scientists use electron microscopes, which use energy waves to zoom in on art like never before!
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
4 days ago
Teens—your night is almost here! ✨ Next Friday, May 20, grab your friends and take over The Met for free art making, performances, music, and more. Open to teens 13+ with a middle or high school ID. Just show up—or RSVP for a ticket to beat the line!
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
4 days ago
"Before Yesterday We Could Fly: An Afrofuturist Period Room" visualizes what might have been had Seneca Village—a 19th-century community of predominantly Black landowners and tenants—been allowed to thrive into the present and beyond. #MetAfrofuturist
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