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The Metropolitan Museum of Art Receives Gift of Contemporary Lacquerware by Artist Chung Haecho from the South Korean Government

(New York, September 21, 2021)—The South Korean government has presented to The Metropolitan Museum of Art a gift of an exceptional work by one of the...

The Met to Release Limited-Edition Print Portfolio Commissioned in Celebration of the Museum’s 150th Anniversary

(New York, August 5, 2021)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art will release a limited-edition print portfolio featuring works by 12 contemporary artists from around the...

Alice Neel: People Come First” Closes August 1

The Met's ambitious, career-spanning survey Alice Neel: People Come First will close on August 1. The critically acclaimed exhibition—the first museum retrospective in New York of the American artist...

Groundbreaking Exhibition at The Met to Explore How Women Photographers Worldwide Shaped the Medium

The New Woman of the 1920s was a powerful expression of modernity, a global phenomenon that embodied an ideal of female empowerment based on...

Met Exhibition Exploring Politics, Patronage, and Power in Medicean Florence to Open June 26

Opening June 26, The Medici: Portraits and Politics, 1512–1570 will feature more than 90 works of art by some of the most celebrated artists...

Alex Da Corte’s Enchanting Commission for The Met’s Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Roof Garden to Open April 16

For The Met’s 2021 Roof Garden Commission, Philadelphia-based artist Alex Da Corte (born 1980) has created a 26-foot-tall kinetic sculpture featuring the beloved Sesame Street character Big...

Costume Institute Two-Part Exhibition + Met Gala Announcement

(New York, April 12, 2021)—The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today plans for The Costume Institute’s next major exhibition: a two-part show on view...

Google Doodle to Mark 151st Anniversary of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Founding

New York, April 12, 2021—The 151st anniversary of the founding of The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be celebrated with a custom Google Doodle, the...

Exhibition of Karl Bodmer’s Watercolor Portraits of Indigenous Americans to Open April 5 at The Met

Karl Bodmer: North American Portraits will present a compelling visual response to Native North America through watercolors created in the 1830s by the Swiss draftsman...

The Met: European Paintings Galleries on December 12

The Met to Open Nearly Two Dozen. Newly Installed European Paintings Galleries on December 12, Following Two Years of Skylights Construction A New Look at...

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