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Teens discuss Jacob van Ruisdael's painting "The Forest Stream" in this blog post: met.org/1eIcM0B pic.twitter.com/OiYcpX2lR9
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In the Marquesas Islands, ear ornaments made from whale teeth were worn by both men and women. met.org/1ng7BYn pic.twitter.com/0pR75RKuGH
Though today marks the end of #Passover, two medieval Hebrew manuscripts remain on view. met.org/1hRo2lO pic.twitter.com/IOtBFALe3o
“Goya and the Altamira Family,” on view through August 3, opens today! This exhibition features Goya's portraits of members of the Altamira family. Goya (Francisco de Goya y Lucientes) (Spanish, 1746–1828). Manuel Osorio Manrique de Zuñiga (1784–1792), 1787–88. #metmuseum #franciscodegoya
This verdant tapestry was woven under William Morris's direction. met.org/1ph1KUF #EarthDay #tapestrytuesday pic.twitter.com/sgKanQl26K
Please vote for our Instagram account in @TheWebbyAwards here: met.org/1hYiURv Thanks for the support! #Webbys pic.twitter.com/NJrc48fSnE
Celebrate #EarthDay with an essay on exceptional landscape painters of the Hudson River School met.org/PcOfoa pic.twitter.com/wXl2GaMIRU
Now on view, "Goya and the Altamira Family" brings together these portraits for the first time met.org/1gQMCHY pic.twitter.com/gHgmKQjwZG
The remains of two horns set in the bristling hair identify this bearded mask as that of Pan. met.org/RpIfKI pic.twitter.com/B7F2j5kCKv
This bowl, with a yellow and green striped interior, is molded to suggest a cresting wave. met.org/1eIlP1z pic.twitter.com/s8rfejyijj
Trace the advent of 19th-century French art song in Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux's France: met.org/1jviUGR pic.twitter.com/g0ToxDdQNr
The lavishly-illustrated “#CharlesJames: Beyond Fashion” exhibition catalogue is now on sale. met.org/1eefN8J pic.twitter.com/eXmXc4Ch8K
The Charles Engelhard Court presents the Museum's unsurpassed collection of American monumental sculpture, architectural elements, and stained glass. #metmuseum #emptymet
Klee's "Ghost Chamber with the Tall Door" is currently on loan to @NeueGalerieNY: met.org/1mjXvmw #MuseumLove pic.twitter.com/eeSGYgkMos
This painting was made as a full-scale study for a picture of 1826 now in @frickcollection: met.org/1ixLJV6 pic.twitter.com/TZZCmClfhx
“Now You See It” presents contemporary photographs and video from the collection. met.org/1nusJaG pic.twitter.com/6RqoC7deUG
Elephants were among the prized possession of the Indian courts. met.org/1mk4SKI pic.twitter.com/wcdseMNb5U
Along the rutted country road bloom an abundance of pink-orange poppies in this Anselm Kiefer. met.org/PcwG7F pic.twitter.com/k4Pp7nuRc6
"Making Pottery Art" features objects that show “a love for processes, materials and the human touch.” —@nytimes met.org/1lmhjrj
Three magnificent Fabergé Imperial #Easter Eggs are currently on view. met.org/1bazKuu cc: @OfficialFaberge pic.twitter.com/PRLWoBkLHz
There's just one week left to see moving masterworks in "Antonio Canova: The Seven Last Works" met.org/1hTVspc pic.twitter.com/0K4rjwfFbc
Happy #Easter! Celebrate with this beautiful Easter card published by Wiener Werkstätte: met.org/Pcj3FH pic.twitter.com/N7LyB85kJw
Happy birthday to Joan Miró, a pioneer of the Surrealist movement, born on this day in 1893. Joan Miró (Spanish, 1893–1983). Animated Landscape, 1927. #metmuseum #joanmiro #artwatching
See works by William Morris, acknowledged as the leader of the British Arts & Crafts movement: met.org/1eApwGm pic.twitter.com/Itlp2XAZHD
Happy birthday to Spanish painter Joan Miró, a pioneer of the Surrealist movement, born on this day in 1893. met.org/1jfDNpm