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Blue and white evening dress (detail)
China: Through the Looking Glass
Through August 16, 2015

Photography © Platon

Pierre Huyghe installation
The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
Through November 1, 2015
Soundwalk 9:09

Submit your own recording and participate in the making of a new composition by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer John Luther Adams.

Learn more about how to participate. The deadline is July 31.
MetFridays: New York's Night Out
A Parrot Perched on a Mango Tree; a Ram Tethered Below
Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy
Through July 26, 2015


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Focused in Full Sight
Charles Lloyd: <em>Wild Man Dance Suite</em>
#MetKids: Sebastian Interviews a Copyist
<em>China: Through the Looking Glass</em>—Gallery Views
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season
The Jabach Portrait: Back on Its Feet
Excerpts from Lang Lang at the Met
MetCollects—Episode 6: Robert A. Ellison Jr. on His Collection of European Art Pottery
Van Gogh: Irises and Roses
<em>Innocents Abroad</em>: Nineteenth-Century American Painters in Europe, Part 1—Artists in England
The 2015 Costume Institute Benefit: Red Carpet Arrivals
Intern Insights: Summer 2014


Now at the Met
The Shapes of Things, or, How the Ding Met the Tureen

Posted on Friday, May 29, 2015, by Denise Patry Leidy

Curator Denise Patry Leidy discusses how ritual vessels from China's Bronze Age (ca. 1600–221 B.C.) have inspired objects ranging from Korean chaekgori screens to Viennese bowls.

Now at the Met
Worth Their Weight: Hungarian Silver from the Salgo Collection

Posted on Friday, May 29, 2015, by Melissa Chumsky

Research Assistant Melissa Chumsky uses objects from the exhibition Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M. Salgo Collection to explore the importance of silver as a symbol of wealth and status.

Teen Blog
Teens Take the Met: A Fun and Carefree Night Out for Teens

Posted on Friday, May 29, 2015, by Sage

TAG Member Sage invites teens ages 13 to 18 to this year's Teens Take the Met event and discusses last year's fun.



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Artwork of the Day

Jewelry Elements Jewelry Elements
Date: late 14th–16th century
Accession Number: 1989.87a–l
On view in Gallery 455

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