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Blue and white evening dress (detail)
China: Through the Looking Glass
Through September 7, 2015
Open until midnight on September 4 and 5


Photography © Platon

The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy (detail)
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends

Through October 4, 2015

Member Morning Hours:
September 9–13

Fur Traders Descending the Missouri (detail)
Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River
Through September 20, 2015
Pierre Huyghe installation
The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
Through November 1, 2015
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Digital Feature

Digital Feature

Sarah Sze on the Tomb of Perneb. Watch now.



This digital feature launching in September was made for, with, and by kids. Get a sneak peek.


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China: Through the Looking Glass—Gallery Views
See the program information in MetMedia.
<em>China: Through the Looking Glass</em>—Gallery Views
Sun Xun: Special Printmaking Demonstration in The Astor Court
#MetKids—How Does the Museum Take Care of All the Armor?
TEDxMet: The In-Between
MetCollects—Episode 11: John Carpenter on <em>Amusements at Higashiyama in Kyoto</em>
Friday Focus—Collecting Japan for the Met in the Late Nineteenth Century
After Victory
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season
A Closer Look: George Caleb Bingham's <i>Fur Traders Descending the Missouri</i>


Now at the Met
Event Highlights: September 4–7

Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015

The Museum offers hundreds of events and programs each month—including lectures, performances, tours, family activities, and more. The following listings are just a sample of our upcoming programs.

#MetKids Blog
The New York Times Agrees: The Met Is a Great Destination for Kids

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, by Masha Turchinsky

Masha Turchinsky, senior manager for Digital Learning and senior producer, shares travel writer Francine Prose's top recommendations for visiting the Museum with kids.

In Circulation
Haggadot Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, by Dana Hart

Manager for Library Administration Dana Hart discusses Watson Library's many gorgeously illustrated Haggadah facsimiles.



The Museum offers hundreds of events and programs each month—including lectures, performances, tours, family activities, and more.

Artwork of the Day

Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass
Unknown (American)
Date: ca. 1855
Accession Number: 2001.756
Not on view

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