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The Smiling Figures from Mexico are often regarded as expressions of Mesoamerican humor. met.org/1vppHIm pic.twitter.com/ss589V5rhU
This white porcelain Japanese coffee pot was made in 1650-1675. met.org/1mHW6dt #NationalCoffeeDay pic.twitter.com/ZbPMrLivox
Be the first to see our upcoming #Cubism exhibition during Member Preview Days, October 16–19. met.org/1pCsSYv pic.twitter.com/C3WPRk98He
Listen to an interview with #CharlesJames’s close friend R. Couri Hay on our website: met.org/1v0OR1K pic.twitter.com/xlzILE8z41
This week @NatnlArtsClub, see #CharlesJames’s fashion & erotic drawings from the collection of R. Couri Hay. pic.twitter.com/XNc1eeDWgk
François Boucher—associated with the formulation of Rococo style—was born on this day in 1703. met.org/1peXVKx pic.twitter.com/TTPARjOz9J
Explore the meaning of hieroglyphic writings on a drinking cup of a classic Maya noble: met.org/1sKjVnU pic.twitter.com/wn0IgA8eX3
#AssyriatoIberia showcases some 260 artworks of the classical age, the 8th to 7th century B.C. met.org/1sKjqKl pic.twitter.com/YNPhvgTZXm
Happy birthday to Caravaggio, one of the most revolutionary figures of European art, born on this day in 1571. Caravaggio (Italian,1571–1610). The Musicians, ca. 1595. #metmuseum #caravaggio
Happy birthday to Caravaggio, one of the most revolutionary figures of European art. met.org/1rmGTgW pic.twitter.com/BNee3zqnGW
“Thomas Hart Benton’s ‘America Today’ Mural Rediscovered” opens tomorrow! met.org/ZeTHg8 #BentonMural pic.twitter.com/boyYYIFwYQ
#BentonMural co-curators Randy Griffey and Betsy Kornhauser lead walkthroughs of the exhibition. pic.twitter.com/hfjIiAsrqh
"Benton's 'America Today' joins the Met's tradition of the period room." —Chairman of Modern & Contemporary Art Sheena Wagstaff #BentonMural
"To see it here today displayed as the artist intended, it's a wonderful thing to see." —@AXA_US’s CEO Mark Pearson #BentonMural
"A sweeping panorama, it creates a vision of urban life in America." —Deputy Director Carrie Rebora Barratt on our #BentonMural
This exhibition celebrates the gift of Thomas Hart Benton's epic mural “America Today” from @AXA_US. #BentonMural pic.twitter.com/AosVtP8sOm
We’re live-tweeting from the “Thomas Hart Benton’s ‘America Today’ Mural Rediscovered” press preview! #BentonMural pic.twitter.com/u99G5ELh4y
Happy #NationalCoffeDay! Enjoy this French coffee and tea service set made in 1855–61. met.org/1u667T5 pic.twitter.com/f6Ck9FwY4Z
"Young Woman with Ibis" assumed a mysterious air when Degas added additional elements. met.org/1rwevut pic.twitter.com/B3Ds0WFaFj
Winged horses and a siren encircle this Etruscan jar dating back to about 525–500 B.C. met.org/1vkJSak pic.twitter.com/QOwjvsGgpD
A white horse grazes next to a leafless tree in "Autumn Meadows" made between 1912 and 1917. met.org/1ol8yeU pic.twitter.com/Z6XfCI0Gjh
The theme of this year's Apollo Circle Benefit is #Cubism! Buy tickets for the 11/19 event: met.org/1sujDkN pic.twitter.com/D0mrxDep8p
This type of piano was perhaps used to accompany a dancing monkey! More: met.org/ZRPIpT #NationalPianoMonth pic.twitter.com/TxN1jZJ32J
Check out this fascinating 3D-animation project inspired by the Greek and Roman galleries: met.org/YcGWkY pic.twitter.com/2DJwvk0FVW
View Sol LeWitt's 1982 "Wall Drawing #370" at the Met through September 7, 2015. met.org/1ojiQft pic.twitter.com/Dj76JceQdz
Enter our sweepstakes for the chance to win tickets to performances and talks at the Museum: met.org/1puiXnE pic.twitter.com/RYPlxOzXMu
“Kimono: A Modern History,” on view through January 4, 2015, features more than 50 spectacular robes dating from the 18th century to the present day. Unlined Summer Kimono (Hito-e) with Carp, Water Lilies, and Morning Glories, ca. 1876. Japan. #metmuseum
This rotation featuring drawings and prints from southern Europe and Mexico closes tomorrow. met.org/1mwpHjx pic.twitter.com/M2aPBQgAcj
Floral terminals & dotted outlines embellish each letter in this ornate sample of calligraphy. met.org/1puhJsG pic.twitter.com/o39UABVyBs
This monumental Herter Bros. table was the centerpiece of William Henry Vanderbilt's library. met.org/1t07bUe pic.twitter.com/sAHbyJnUSo
Happy #InternationalRabbitDay! Enjoy Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait's painting, "Rabbits on a Log." met.org/1rw6y8G pic.twitter.com/IWfRw1NYAW
Nelson González and his All Star Band perform the grand finale of ¡Fiesta! #metfest pic.twitter.com/hus0DpmVPN
Visitors enjoy a vibrant spectacle of color, rhythm, and movement during today’s ¡Fiesta! performance by Calpulli Danza Mexicana in the Charles Engelhard Court! #metmuseum #metfest
Join us to create woven sculptures and experiment with unexpected materials! met.org/1ynbeCt #metfest pic.twitter.com/zqCy6iirAS
Spoken-word artist and actor @LemonAndersen leads a workshop about bringing words to life during ¡Fiesta! #metfest pic.twitter.com/6Yh7vhoGFw
Professional dancers from @BalletHispanico's BHdos company give visitors a lesson in salsa dancing! #metfest pic.twitter.com/gZXviTbFhz
It’s time for our annual ¡Fiesta! Today until 5:00 p.m., celebrate Latin America with activities and performances in a Museum-wide festival. Professional dances from @ballethispanico’s BHdos company teach visitors how to step to the beat and move to the rhythm during a salsa workshop. #metmuseum #me
View the full schedule of events for today’s ¡Fiesta! online: met.org/XXSUPz #metfest pic.twitter.com/CJ26wJUuFQ
In the Great Hall, @calpullidance kicks off the ¡Fiesta! celebration with a traditional dance performance. #metfest pic.twitter.com/VxcSY9haa3
Join us today from 1–5 p.m. as we celebrate Latin America during our annual ¡Fiesta! met.org/XXSUPz #metfest pic.twitter.com/YiEZEYVdIi
A dazzling fashion show of kimono from the late 18th century to the present day opens today! met.org/1su4TT7 pic.twitter.com/kCxVjB00fK
This painting epitomizes Zhang Daqian's ability to synthesize diverse stylistic sources. met.org/1rmvJJ9 pic.twitter.com/wibtBSMCKr
The loose composition of "A Musical Party" works like a metaphor for the pursuit of pleasure. met.org/1vkG0pW pic.twitter.com/bfneWjS94p
Haute couture represents the fusion of fashion & costume—see exquisite examples met.org/1wLy81A #FashionFriday pic.twitter.com/0dYluiImf2
Enjoy this evening view of the new #MetPlaza, now officially open to the public following a major two-year redesign and reconstruction! #metmuseum
#MetMuseumPresents' "Mali Now" series explores music, culture & politics. More on the blog: met.org/Y7AKuX pic.twitter.com/b72miIeg9Z
Download the free #MetApp for iOS to browse the collection, find events, exhibitions & more: met.org/themetapp pic.twitter.com/9GaNrV4OWq
In its first 2 weeks, the #MetApp was downloaded by more than 100K users around the world & was among the “Best New Apps” in the @AppStore!
お気に入りの美術品を再発見。500点以上の見所を#OneMetManyWorldsで見つけて。met.org/1Chbhhv pic.twitter.com/OoAHpE24IG
Rediscover your favorite works of art. Find more than 500 highlights on #OneMetManyWorlds. met.org/1ruxwxl pic.twitter.com/ghaJzwqhmt