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
This is a dress that I designed and I wore, and I danced in it for about five years. It’s really based upon traditional Lakota designs. I grew up on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. And I’m a member of the Hunkpapa Standing Rock Sioux tribe. My grandmother and aunts taught us…Continue reading Jodi Archambault l Being Seen l Met Stories
(wind whistling) (singing) – [Narrator] The island was encompassed by ocean’s waters and resonant with the songs of birds. (birds whistling) There were wooded groves and well-kept fields, spacious villages, their lands neatly divided. The tips of the wild banana bent seductively to the hand. And when the wind blew, the gods let fall a…Continue reading The Art of Indonesia: Tales from the Shadow World, 1990 | From the Vaults
[Music Plays] Bert: Wow, that’s a very famous painting. [Music Finishes Playing]
(upbeat percussion music) – [Ray Cusie] I’ve been with the museum over 18 years. And I started out in security, went up to design, and worked in several other departments. Now I work public education, working on audio-visual equipment. Making video tapes of our installations and galleries. (upbeat percussion music) Visitors are, it’s hard to…Continue reading A Look at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1976—The Hidden World | From the Vaults
So I think one of the really interesting things around A.I. is there’s definitely this moment of hype but actually when you talk to members of the public what they’re unaware of is they’ve been using artificial intelligence technologies in their everyday life for a long time now. So I think artificial intelligence, there is…Continue reading How can Museums use Artificial Intelligence?
#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?
[Music]. It’s been really amazing to work here for 25 years and see how this place is constantly changing. I work in an image archive and I love cataloging. The collection that I work with is the Museum’s archive of photographs taken by staff, old gallery shots, objects, spaces inside and outside the Museum. It’s…Continue reading Looking Back to Look Forward | Met Stories