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The Metropolitan Museum of Art 14h
In 1946, when Gertrude Stein bequeathed her portrait to The Met, it became the first painting by Pablo Picasso to enter the Museum collection. Join Met conservators as they delve into the painting process of one of the Museum's most celebrated portraits.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art 14h
Get the scoop from on digital programs coming up this weekend—including performances from yours truly. ✨
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art 17h
Through portraits taken in his photography studio in Bamako and snapshots taken at social gatherings across the city—like this one of a stylish trio— chronicled Mali's vibrant youth during a ​post-colonial period of national rebirth. © Estate of Malick Sidibé
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art 19h
Pick of the Day: "Candace Wheeler: The Art and Enterprise of American Design, 1875–1900" Explore more than 100 designs by Candace Wheeler, who changed the course of textile and interior design in 19th-century America. Read it:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art 21h
Twinkle, twinkle, little star, today we're reading "In a Jar"! 🌟 🎥 Tune in today as Met educator Emily reads "In a Jar" by Deborah Marcero, then we'll look at the painting "Landscape with Stars" and make a craft. Watch Storytime now ⬇️
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 5
Pick of the Day: "Netsuke: Masterpieces from The Metropolitan Museum of Art" Enjoy the mesmerizing art of the —a toggle used to attach pouches or cases to kimono sashes—in this 1982 publication. 👘 Read it:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 5
This Saturday, August 8, virtually journey to The and tune into the digital premiere of "Nativity Reconsidered: El Niño" featuring soprano Julia Bullock (). ✨ ⬇️ ⏰ Set a reminder on YouTube to watch on Saturday
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 5
—a leading artist in the Edo period and this week's —grew up in Kyoto where her family owned a tea shop. 🍵 ⁣⁣ ⁣ She and her mother would write poetry on cards and fans and present them as gifts to their customers. ⁣ Learn more:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 5
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 5
🎥 Tune in 8/18 for and 's Watch Party, celebrating works made in response to the 19th Amendment's centennial—including by Met Artists in Residence Rashida Bumbray () and Toshi Reagon ().
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 5
Grab the kiddos and learn how to make a navigational chart, weave on a mini loom, create origami masterpieces, and so much more! Follow along with how-to videos from ➡️
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 4
Pick of the Day: "Beyond Babylon: Art, Trade, and Diplomacy in the Second Millennium B.C." Explore more than 350 innovative examples of art from the Bronze Age in this 2008 publication. Read it:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 4
Born in 1910, arrived in New York as a refugee of WWII. Inspired by the city, Sterne used aerosol spray paint to translate her view of NYC as a "gigantic carousel in continuous motion" onto canvas in this 1950s work "Third Avenue El." © Estate of Hedda Sterne
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 4
Serving up today's on a tray 🍵 Created by Shibata Zeshin—one of the most well-known lacquer artists in Japan—this tray features a large tea kettle used by farmers to carry tea to the fields during the festive fall harvest. Learn more:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 4
On , enjoy this wood engraving from J. J. Grandville's series Scenes from the Private and Public Life of Animals—it's a real hoot. 🦉 Learn more:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 3
Goodnight moon 🌙 🌸 This dreamlike image of plum blossoms blooming by a full moon was created by the Edo period painter Itō Jakuchū, who combines elements of realism and abstraction to create the entrancing night scene. Learn more:
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 3
? 📚 Crack open "Designing Nature: The Rinpa Aesthetic in Japanese Art" and learn about works associated with the "Rinpa" aesthetic—a style of Japanese pictorial art that arose in the early 17th century. 🎨 Read it:
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Peabody Essex Museum Aug 3
'Jacob Lawrence: The American Struggle' is on view at PEM until this Sunday, August 9th! Don't miss these evocative and thought-provoking artworks in person before they travel to , where the exhibition will open on August 29th.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 3
In this feature, explore photographs by Nan Goldin, Zanele Muholi, Laurie Simmons, and many others from the promised gift of Met Trustee Ann Tenenbaum and her husband Thomas H. Lee, donated in honor of . 📸 Take a look ⬇️
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Aug 3
Where to begin with all the many virtual tours and events online? Our very own Andrea Bayer shares a few of her favorite digital NYC experiences to help get you started. Take a look at her thoughts and more from and and ⬇️
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