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A recent workshop w/ @TheNewSchool investigated new approaches to accessibility in a museum. met.org/1rtoIa1 pic.twitter.com/Rzt3j1aYnf
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"Provenance” is a touchstone work in its representation of economic and political cycles. met.org/1mEEPeO pic.twitter.com/D8jAjhSZOm
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Saturday, work alongside fashion designers in activities inspired by #CharlesJames! met.org/1rtocJ5 pic.twitter.com/kRRVv4zbqR
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This view of the Museum’s galleries was photographed in 1907. #metmuseum #tbt
Gesture, rhetoric, costume & performance are shown in this selection of Tiepolo caricatures. met.org/Uo2GZF pic.twitter.com/ZtXaxXEmpr
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Happy birthday to Alphonse Mucha, born on this day in 1860. Celebrate with "Joan of Arc." met.org/1qA5QIm pic.twitter.com/NkOu0X20fD
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Here, David shows Socrates prepared to die and discoursing on the immortality of the soul. met.org/1sROI0P pic.twitter.com/xVLudy1ei3
The visage of Medusa was a favorite motif in antiquity & frequently invoked in later periods. met.org/1twyhEI pic.twitter.com/69c3qd9czI
Learn about the process for conserving a 17th-century topographic book from Drawings & Prints: met.org/1ryLzmb pic.twitter.com/L7SCpxz9iv
During the 1580s, the Carracci were painting the most radical & innovative pictures in Europe. met.org/1mAwVmK pic.twitter.com/e66F4YDbYk
Explore our "#LostKingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia" @Pinterest board met.org/1sQnhQH pic.twitter.com/fusZ0gpfrs
Discover the stylistic parallels between Hokusai's "Great Wave" & Debussy's "La Mer" met.org/1r3bDSC pic.twitter.com/TyWVgyBqJa
Gallery 131 - The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing #metmuseum #emptymet
The unifying subject of a “ragamala” is love, which has a corresponding musical form. met.org/1naPB1k pic.twitter.com/b0QvqkjgW7
Eugène Cuvelier's sylvan views masterfully render the dappled light of the forest interior. met.org/1kQanid pic.twitter.com/5D8GlIB6iL
Animals, both real and fantastic, occupied an important place in medieval art and thought. met.org/1nc063O pic.twitter.com/80WB52v1CS
Did you know today is National Hammock Day? Relax with John Singer Sargent's watercolor: met.org/WsaWZS pic.twitter.com/SM8em5p3gC
"P.S. Art" celebrates the artistic journeys and discoveries of NYC public school students. met.org/1k8CuhP pic.twitter.com/K5IDt1nl1V
Happy Birthday Prince George! May you one day have your own tapestry portrait met.org/1kaf7EG #tapestrytuesday pic.twitter.com/lPJlZ1PQlA
The Met “is here for you every day, and part of your new legacy as an American citizen.” —Thomas P. Campbell pic.twitter.com/zljTkIhXA3
Dir. Thomas P. Campbell became a #newUScitizen w/ 74 others from 42 countries at a naturalization event at the museum pic.twitter.com/xJ09DqXMw7
Happy birthday to Edward Hopper, born on this day in 1882. Edward Hopper (American, 1882–1967). The Lighthouse at Two Lights, 1929. #metmuseum #edwardhopper
#CharlesJames emphasized the small of a woman's back in his designs. More on the Teen Blog: met.org/1trFGF6 pic.twitter.com/TxcFWJC5u3
Edward Hopper was born on this day in 1882. View a slideshow of his works: met.org/1qwZ2Ly pic.twitter.com/PFo4JQ2efe