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Undergraduate and Graduate Internship Program—Online Information Sessions

THURSDAY / DECEMBER 3, 5:30–6:00 P.M. Are you a college or graduate student interested in an internship at The Met? Join a 30-minute online information session to learn more about the program and application process and ask questions. College and university administrators and professors are welcome to join. If you have a large group of students you would like to

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Seasons: A Song Cycle for Guitar Quartet

TUESDAY / DECEMBER 1, 7:00–7:30 P.M. The Seasons Guitar Quartet:Anthony Wilson featuring Steve Cardenas, Chico Pinheiro, and Julian Lage Join four of today’s finest jazz guitarists for the digital premiere of Seasons: A Song Cycle for Guitar Quartet, created by guitarist, composer, and arranger Anthony Wilson specifically for master luthier John Monteleone’s “The Four Seasons” guitars. Conceived as a complete musical

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Rosanne Cash and A. M. Homes: Eye of the Collector

TUESDAY / NOVEMBER 177:00–7:30 P.M. Free Join singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash and author A. M. Homes for an evening of songs and poems reflecting on the layers of meaning stirred by works of art. The performance is inspired by Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee’s collection, which features photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, Man Ray, Richard Avedon, Diane Arbus, Ed Ruscha, and

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Exhibition Tour—Making The Met, 1870–2020, Narrated by Steve Martin

Take a virtual tour of Making The Met, 1870–2020 with Steve Martin as your guide. The exhibition features a variety of stories from the museum’s 150 year history told through outstanding works of art from the collection and the voices of the people who have made a lasting impact on the institution. The exhibition is currently on view at The Met Fifth

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Members Virtual Event: Buddhist Artistic Expressions of Enlightenment, Nov. 12 and 13

Thursday, November 12 and Friday, November 13 5:30–6:30 pm EST Become a Member to attend a two-night lecture by Associate Curator of Asian Art, Kurt Behrendt, on Buddhist art, sculpture, painting, and more. Take a journey and explore how monks, merchants, and rulers used artwork to give Buddhist ideas form and inspire people to embrace a doctrine of selflessness. The first night

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Art for the Community: The Met’s Circulating Textile Exhibitions, 1933–42 to Open October 31

Exhibition Dates: October 31, 2020–June 13, 2021 Exhibition Location: The Met Fifth Avenue, Gallery 599 Focused display will feature textiles and archival documents related to the educational initiative  Between 1933 and 1942, The Metropolitan Museum of Art organized one of its especially noteworthy landmark educational initiatives to bring the Museum’s collection to as many New Yorkers as possible. Called the

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Costume Institute’s Upcoming Exhibition to Present a Disrupted Timeline of Fashion History

The Costume Institute’s exhibition About Time: Fashion and Duration (on view October 29, 2020 to February 7, 2021) traces 150 years of fashion, from 1870 to the present, along a disrupted timeline, in honor of the Museum’s 150th anniversary. Employing philosopher Henri Bergson’s concept of la durée—the continuity of time—the exhibition explores how clothes generate temporal associations that conflate the past, present, and

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces Discovery of Missing Painting by Iconic American Modernist Jacob Lawrence

Thought missing for decades, the panel will be reunited this week with the artist’s Struggle series, now on view in an exhibition at The Met that closes November 1, 2020. The work will also join the exhibition tour, organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, and be on view at subsequent venues through fall 2021.  The Met announced the discovery of

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