Home Tags Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tag: Metropolitan Museum of Art

Met Museum’s European paintings galleries will reopen on May 23

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s galleries for its world-renowned collection of European Old Master paintings from the 13th through the early 19th century will reopen on May 23 after an extensive re

Met Museum to return two Khmer sculptures to Cambodia

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York announced today that it will return to the Kingdom of Cambodia two 10th-century Koh Ker stone statues of “Kneeling Attendants”—donated in separate stag

Met Museum to offer combined same-week admission to The Cloisters

Beginning May 1, in celebration of the 75th-anniversary year of The Cloisters museum and gardens, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will offer same-week admission to The Cloisters for members of the publ

Metropolitan Museum to open 7 days a week starting July 1

NEW YORK, N.Y. - As of July 1, 2013, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will open to the public 7 days a week, it was announced today by Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of the Museum.

Met Museum exhibition opening at National Museum of China in Beijing

A major exhibition of masterworks from the world-renowned collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, will be on view at the National Museum of China in Beijing from February 1 through May

Metropolitan Museum to reopen Cloisters on November 6

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that its branch museum in Fort Tryon Park, The Cloisters, will reopen to the public on Tuesday, November 6.

Met Museum presents Storytelling in Japanese Art

Japan has enjoyed a long tradition of storytelling through paintings and illustrated books, which continues today in the popular art of manga (comic books for children and adults).

Berlin lends statue of Pharaoh to Metropolitan Museum for 10 years

A monumental ancient Egyptian statue of a seated pharaoh—probably Amenemhat II—will be lent to The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Berlin’s renowned Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung, Staatl

Metropolitan Museum announces highest attendance in 40 years

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that 5.68 million people visited the Met during the fiscal year that ended on June 30.

Metropolitan Museum of Art returns King Tut’s artifacts

(eTN) - Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt, and Thomas P.

Granite fragment from Metropolitan Museum of Art goes home to Egypt

An ancient Egyptian granite relief fragment inscribed with the name of Amenemhat I, ruler of Egypt from 1991 BC to 1962 BC, is being returned tomorrow, October 29, to its home in Eqypt.