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The Met 7h
Join us for Aperitivo Hour at The Great Hall Balcony Bar every Friday & Saturday! Enjoy Amaro cocktails and the cuisine of Italy and the eastern Mediterranean, all inspired by the exhibition “Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey.”
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The Met 20h
If you could write a love letter to a work of art, what would it say? 💌 On Valentine's Day, we asked kids to write their own love notes to art in The Met's collection: .
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The Met Feb 15
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🎶 Take note: This new gallery is now open to the public, so make sure to stop by The Met’s André Mertens Galleries for Musical Instruments during your next visit!
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The Met Feb 15
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The gallery-viewing experience also includes some 40 new Audio Guide stops, which can also be accessed through The Met’s website: .
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The Met Feb 15
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The gallery includes an intimate concert space with a 7-by-25-foot stage and state-of-the-art recording and sound system that allows performances to be transmitted to the Museum’s main auditorium and beyond in the highest quality.
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The Met Feb 15
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The works in the gallery date from 200 B.C.E. to the present day.
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The Met Feb 15
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The gallery features more than 250 musical instruments of various types, including drums, strings, winds, keyboards, and more.
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The Met Feb 15
Today we will be taking a look at the newest gallery in The Met’s André Mertens Galleries for Musical Instruments. 🎵
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The Met Feb 15
fun fact: Talk about hair-raising! The lady in this portrait wears an elaborate hairstyle called the "herisson," or hedgehog.
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The Met Feb 14
Our newly renovated Musical Instruments Gallery opens to the public tomorrow, February 15!
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The Met Feb 14
Tonight's theme is "Love Notes," celebrating both Valentine's day and our new Musical Instruments Galleries. There's still time to purchase tickets by phone or at the door! Visit for more information.
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The Met Feb 14
Happy ! Nancy Rosin, The Met's resident cataloger of valentines, shares her favorites by Victorian artist Kate Greenaway in our latest blog post: .
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The Met Feb 13
From art-making and performances to dining and dancing, the has fun activities for the whole family! Join us tomorrow night, Feb. 14 from 5:30 to 8 PM: .
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The Met Feb 13
Learn about one of the prototypes developed through The Met x Microsoft x MIT collaboration, which aims to imagine new ways in which global audiences can engage with The Met collection through AI technologies: .
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The Met Feb 12
Join us tomorrow, February 13 at 10:30am for a free guided tour of the exhibition "In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met," which highlights the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer.
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The Met Feb 12
. calls "MonumentalJourney: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey" a "quietly spectacular tribute to this enigmatic man.”
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The Met Feb 12
fun fact: The name of this type of instrument, o-daiko, literally means "big, fat drum."
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The Met Feb 12
Born on this day in 1809, was the first U.S. president to wear a beard, appearing cleanshaven in only one-third of the more than one hundred known photographs.
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The Met Feb 11
Final weeks! “Julio Le Parc 1959” is on view at The Met Breuer through February 24. Don’t miss a never-before-seen selection of Le Parc’s gouaches alongside examples of the artist’s kinetic painting and immersive installation.
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The Met Feb 11
Now up to bat...a display of baseball cards from The Met's ! ⚾ Produced between the 1880s and the 1960s, the cards illustrate baseball's history, from the dead-ball era at the turn of the 19th century through the golden age of the sport.
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