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#DeathBecomesHer: A Century of Mourning Attire” opens tomorrow! Learn more in the @nytimes: met.org/10dJ7Xu pic.twitter.com/IxxOyoTuHL
"The veiled widow could elicit sympathy as well as predatory male advances." —Curator Harold Koda #DeathBecomesHer pic.twitter.com/01qa3qvyj3
In addition to mourning dresses, #DeathBecomesHer features fashion plates, jewelry, and accessories. pic.twitter.com/s4vcQrnhWi
#DeathBecomesHer is organized chronologically with approximately thirty ensembles from 1815 to 1915. pic.twitter.com/pYmg4s6Jf4
#DeathBecomesHer explores the aesthetic development and cultural implications of mourning fashions. pic.twitter.com/dvIqsTq7DF
We’re live-tweeting from the “#DeathBecomesHer: A Century of Mourning Attire” press preview! met.org/1wcfOyf pic.twitter.com/OBp5sglaWP
"Morning" perfectly embodies the tenets of Pictorialism: beautifully-rendered painterly works. met.org/1DiUawl pic.twitter.com/sddliQMqyW
The Sulka people consciously seek to achieve magnificence in their ceremonial arts. met.org/105pXmm pic.twitter.com/Tp5D7xUHv0
This Art Nouveau silk panel conveys Hector Guimard's brilliant elegance and sensuality. met.org/1sZ3T8X pic.twitter.com/9Ce805HxOS
Find your 1-2-3-D Catch scans from Teens Take the Met! here: met.org/1yQgqho #metteens
"British curator Luke Syson committed to expanding Americans’ view of Europe"—@TheArtNewspaper met.org/1CwIoMz pic.twitter.com/jDZoNEpbeO
Explore a rich sampling of the splendid cultural heritage of Greece. Read or download a PDF: met.org/1vFbXgk pic.twitter.com/7H0fsYcY2h
A recent gift of Delacroix drawings focusing on Moroccan subjects are now on view. Learn more: met.org/11E6zO0 pic.twitter.com/SBDTVtVqBy
Horticulturist Caleb Leech discusses the recent planting of holly trees at #TheCloisters. met.org/1sZ0mYv pic.twitter.com/Xq2nMgXKPe
Happy birthday to Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni, born on this day in 1882. Umberto Boccioni (Italian, 1882–1916). Unique Forms of Continuity in Space, 1913. #metmuseum #boccioni
The earliest knightly shield in America is now on view in Gallery 373 for the next year! met.org/1tyhjtJ pic.twitter.com/1E052r4SMv
Don't miss "The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy: British Art and Design" closing in one week! met.org/1tzQPry pic.twitter.com/iVXfT83Uvx
Happy birthday Umberto Boccioni, born in 1882. Celebrate with his sculpture "Antigraceful." met.org/1sXmuRW pic.twitter.com/scqxWsIqvA
Odilon Redon's dreamy depiction of the mythic beauty Pandora amid a profusion of flowers: met.org/1zffDHV pic.twitter.com/6SErhdc5TG
This masterpiece of Egyptian wood carving was discovered in a hidden chamber of a tomb. met.org/1sSrJlE pic.twitter.com/Ep76qVKOLs
It’s time to get in the #Halloween spirit! Find spooky Wicked Works on our @Pinterest board: met.org/UrP2T5 pic.twitter.com/To2pnPw15C
Street Art. Graffiti. Tagging. New books on street art have been added to the Watson Library: met.org/1oeoghs pic.twitter.com/CSjHR2tCH9
Is this visitor perplexed by the intricate mount? See it being installed here: bit.ly/MetDetails1 #MetDetails pic.twitter.com/yyP3xK4snn
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Congrats to the happy couple! #MuseumLove MT @badermiriam: Witnessed a proposal @metmuseum roof. #MetDetails pic.twitter.com/OqT33rjqYd
Starting off #MetDetails @metmuseum with #Monet's iconic water lilies and depictions of light. pic.twitter.com/ze82HSSRIq
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All 17 of our paintings by Vincent van Gogh are currently on view in galleries 823, 826 & 961 met.org/1ugYo0O pic.twitter.com/luOPEe41Mh
Tomorrow from 3–4:30 p.m., unravel the history of the kimono in an afternoon of free lectures: met.org/1qDJnF1 pic.twitter.com/dAvvKDdxXk
#Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection,” featuring works by Picasso, Braque, Gris, and Léger, opens Monday. met.org/1pd6jue
“The Picasso was getting lonely all by itself, so I looked to what else was available.” —Leonard A. Lauder #Cubism pic.twitter.com/5Q1BvOi14r
Follow @metmuseumevents for a behind-the-scenes look at exclusive Museum parties. #metmuseum #templeofdendur #regram
How do you spend your idle hours? Perhaps with a guitar as depicted here, by Julian Alden Weir met.org/1021b6R pic.twitter.com/xu7sVDflON
"Innovation and Spectacle" featuring bronze vessels lent by the Shanghai Museum opens today! met.org/1nspMvD pic.twitter.com/ucP358JAlD
This prayer niche, or mihrab, is one of the most significant works in the Museum’s collection. met.org/1rBNReI pic.twitter.com/QHz0ZdA3h8
"It was the hour when for weary mortals their first rest begins" —Virgil's "Aeneid" met.org/104d4Jr pic.twitter.com/YTfFZpXu9I
Children grooming moms: "One Met. Many Worlds." Great way to end our evening at Teens Take @metmuseum! #metteens pic.twitter.com/qum0cq4fAY
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Curator Kurt Behrendt recounts his recent lecture series Gods and Goddesses in this blog post: met.org/1suhi6a pic.twitter.com/QN4KR1crIa
Regram from @rcembalest taken during tonight’s Teens Take the Met! event. This Museum-wide, teen festival included art making, performances, gallery activities, a dance party, and more. #metteens #metmuseum
Visitors snap pics for 3D scans and print with @3dsystemscorp and our own #MediaLab at tonight's #metteens event! pic.twitter.com/mq4ODIPbo1
Teens join @nysci in The Temple of Dendur for a design lab challenge! Follow #metteens on Instagram for more photos. pic.twitter.com/fsMlWvyXla
Teens Take the Met! Tonight's event is co-organized by over 40 Community Partners: met.org/Zgktnr #metteens pic.twitter.com/Fg3OnrGisy
Tonight until 8:00 p.m., teens take over the Museum during our first-ever teen night. Teens Take The Met!, co-organized by 40+ community partners, invites teens ages 13+ to engage with the collection and make the Museum their space to explore and experiment with art. Check out the #metteens hashtag
“An exhilarating exhibition...” —@nytimes on “#Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection.” met.org/ZxPNOP pic.twitter.com/XZ9LoGuAyo
你的风格是什么?请在 #OneMetManyWorlds 中仔细寻找最亮眼的艺术品:met.org/ZGyifJ pic.twitter.com/nKUb7JVb5t
It's the last weekend to see "P.S. Art." View a slideshow of works by talented NYC students: met.org/1hQLJle pic.twitter.com/gW3KjWSoAa
"The man who will go down to posterity is the man who paints his own time and the scenes of every-day life around him." —Childe Hassam, born on this day in 1859. Childe Hassam (American, 1859–1935). Celia Thaxter's Garden, Isles of Shoals, Maine, 1890. #metmuseum #childehassam
Join us this evening from 5–8 p.m. as Teens Take the Met! Full schedule of events: met.org/1rAwf2N #metteens pic.twitter.com/d8zKbPlRm5
Happy birthday to Childe Hassam, born on this day in 1859—celebrate with a slideshow of works: met.org/1ph3Nn7 pic.twitter.com/JB4sUjHMBt
This charming and lighthearted fan illustrates an allusion to love being a game of chance. met.org/1sXFhNS pic.twitter.com/EXArTrZUTW
Persephone was condemned to spend half of each year with Hades, the ruler of the underworld. met.org/1nqyDOv pic.twitter.com/UgcKrBg78N