As a curation scholar, I, you know, I lectured a huge amount, so I got very used to, I got very comfortable being in front of audiences of all kinds. So in one sense, that has been a fairly easy transition. Although I think, to put in a broader context, I’m certainly trying to bring…Continue reading Lincoln Center Dialogue: Thomas P. Campbell, Metropolitan Museum of Art
#metkids q&a The Metropolitan Museum of Art Why does design matter in arms and armor? Armando, age 10. ♪ (medieval music) ♪ Hi, I’m Armando, and I’m ten years old and live in New York City. Are you the head of the Arms and Armor? – Yes, I am. – Yeah. I’m here to speak…Continue reading #MetKids—Why Does Design Matter in Arms and Armor?
[Inquisitive Music] [Man] – It’s very rare in life that you work somewhere that you know is going to exist in 100 years time. [Inquisitive Music] [Man] Human history has been expressed in so many different forms. You’re talking about sculptures to paintings to enormous tapestries. I genuinely believe there’s one object that can inspire…Continue reading The Met Is Redefining What It Means to Be a Museum in the Digital Age — Mashable Originals
I think one of the things that I’m interested in because I grew up on The Met is we live in such a fast paced, present world and L.A of course is a super contemporary city and I think about that issue of art history and how one of the things we’re doing a little…Continue reading Lincoln Center Dialogue: Michael Govan, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Hi, I’m Xavier. I’m eleven years old. I’m from Manhattan. We’re here in the conservation lab of Arms and Armor. Hi, My name’s Ted. I’m the conservator for the Department of Arms and Armor at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. How long does armor last? It depends how well taken care of it is. We…Continue reading #MetKids—How Does the Museum Take Care of All the Armor?
Hipfig Travel Channel offers travel video guides for more than 20 cities in Asia, US, and Canada. If you like our travel videos subscribe to this channel to see more. Welcome to Hipfig’s Travel Guide series on New York City. In this video we’ll be talking about the Metropolitan Museum of Art The MET in…Continue reading New York City (NYC) | Metropolitan Museum of Art “The MET” | Travel Guide | Episode# 11
It is a cold overcast and just dismal day here in New York, so it is a perfect day to go to a museum. Today I’m gonna show you around the MET, short for the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I’m gonna help you make the most your visit. I gotta tell you three things before…Continue reading HIGHLIGHTS TOUR of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the MET)
(din of crowd) (single piano note plays) MELANIE HOLCOMB: In this period from 1000 to 1400, the whole world is looking at Jerusalem. “Every People Under Heaven” is more than just Jews, Muslims, and Christians. It’s every people you can imagine, from Scandinavia to Spain, from England to Ethiopia, all coming together in this space…Continue reading Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven | Met Exhibitions
(din of crowd) (single piano note plays) KEITH CHRISTIANSEN: This is a unique opportunity to see the work of one of the great figures of 17th-century French painting, Valentin de Boulogne. This will be the first and probably the only time that people will be able to measure the genius of this artist. He is,…Continue reading Valentin de Boulogne: Beyond Caravaggio | Met Exhibitions
(din of crowd) (single piano note) (music playing) In this exhibition, there are really two kinds of objects. There are works of art that are literally unfinished. And then there are works of art that only appear unfinished. The exhibition begins in the Renaissance, and we go all the way up to works of art…Continue reading Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible | Met Exhibitions