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Curator @JayKerrDobney highlights an extraordinary cog rattle in "The Sound of Holy Week." met.org/1n8VRXM pic.twitter.com/2yKAYGgy4J
This tapestry presents musicians, acrobats, & animals in a fanciful setting. met.org/1kpCA1y #tapestrytuesday pic.twitter.com/aSnUJiaXdM
Celebrate #JackieRobinsonDay with his 1948–1949 Brooklyn Dodgers card from our collection: met.org/1eF2TRC pic.twitter.com/nvb1qzOQWT
Happy birthday to Leonardo da Vinci, born on this day in 1452. Leonardo da Vinci (Italian, 1452–1519). The Head of the Virgin in Three-Quarter View Facing Right, 1508–12. #metmuseum #davinci
Happy birthday to Thomas Hart Benton—his mural “America Today” will be on view starting 9/30. met.org/1iOdIw5 pic.twitter.com/gTEaTENpuI
Read a Q&A with Met curators about medieval Hebrew manuscripts on @hyperallergic: met.org/1hRo2lO #Passover pic.twitter.com/pQ74zDBKHW
Many Hoppers! An Edward Hopper .@metmuseum and two student Hoppers. Thanx to 2 who loaned their pics. #NYC #Museums pic.twitter.com/xnNdc8W0u4
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Leonardo da Vinci was born on this day in 1452. Learn more and view a slideshow of his works: met.org/1m32QyI pic.twitter.com/j1iNVDdLZW
Long-neck bottles may have been used for collecting wives' tears when husbands were at war: met.org/1gShuDj pic.twitter.com/n6DTUVL0cM
Celebrate #Passover with two medieval Hebrew manuscripts now on view in gallery 306: met.org/1gSbgTW pic.twitter.com/YEEzzmtDz0
Foster learning with resources and artworks dedicated to teaching on our @Pinterest board: met.org/1eBhYUh pic.twitter.com/ZE7Dc0UF6I
Vibrancy in color and precision in detail emphasize Waterman Wood's pensive subject: met.org/1lVYP1n pic.twitter.com/cbte0pfqw2
See the exquisite miniature masterpieces on view in “Small Delights: Chinese Snuff Bottles.” met.org/QdZU71 pic.twitter.com/NxVRYOmZPr
“Lost Kingdoms: Hindu-Buddhist Sculpture of Early Southeast Asia, 5th to 8th Century,” on view through July 27, opens today! The New York Times says “…look hard. You’re not likely to get this chance, on this scale, again.” Ganesha, 7th century. Southern Cambodia. Lent by National Museum of Cambodia,
In honor of #NationalGardenMonth, enjoy this sumptuous wildflower garden by Childe Hassam. met.org/OQi4e0 pic.twitter.com/79OVUYcssS
"Lost Kingdoms," featuring sculptures from the earliest kingdoms Southeast Asia, opens today! met.org/1espKj7 pic.twitter.com/J9SeTl7HPU
This Art Nouveau silk panel conveys Hector Guimard's brilliant elegance and sensuality. met.org/1sMolrz pic.twitter.com/MeBzggxZh5
Among the most splendid objects in the great churches of Cologne are large reliquary shrines. met.org/Ra81CH pic.twitter.com/HfUtE6f5Uz
Peruse the publication "Peach Blossom Spring: Gardens and Flowers in Chinese Painting" online: met.org/OLn3ws pic.twitter.com/jo1wsNDP7z
Enrich your family's spring break with an array of exciting events at the Met! met.org/1oU6xuV pic.twitter.com/tRuDvFvZkn
On this day in 1870, The Metropolitan Museum of Art was formally established. met.org/1hwc3QE pic.twitter.com/tjwrne0RYZ
On this day in 1870 the Legislature of the State of New York granted an act of incorporation that formally established The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Frank Waller (American, 1842–1923). Interior View of the Metropolitan Museum of Art when in Fourteenth Street, 1881. #metmuseum
Happy birthday to Thomas Jefferson, born on this day in 1743. Celebrate with this portrait. met.org/1hmhBMA pic.twitter.com/igzYn0dyiu
"Exhilarating…offers a rich bounty." —@WSJ on "The American West in Bronze," closing today. met.org/OQR0eE pic.twitter.com/GPHqMcyawI
Marvel at this pair of gold earrings with an Egyptian Atef crown set with stones and glass: met.org/1hw8uK1 pic.twitter.com/8Q7lXKIS7N