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The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy (detail)
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends
Through October 4, 2015
Blue and white evening dress (detail)
China: Through the Looking Glass
Extended through September 7, 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.
Fur Traders Descending the Missouri (detail)
Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River
Through September 20, 2015


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Glenn Ligon on The Great Bieri. Watch now.



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Sunday at the Met—China: Through the Looking Glass
See the program information in MetMedia.
Sunday at the Met—China: Through the Looking Glass
MetCollects—Episode 12: Luke Syson on Pedro de Mena's Polychrome Sculptures
#MetKids—What's That Artist Making in the Galleries?
Friday Focus—Collecting Japan for the Met in the Late Nineteenth Century
To Bite or Not To Bite?
A Closer Look: George Caleb Bingham's <i>Fur Traders Descending the Missouri</i>
Sunday at the Met—Van Gogh: Irises and Roses
Excerpt from <em>La Celestina</em>
John J. Egan's <em>Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley</em>
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season


Now at the Met
Event Highlights: July 31–August 2

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 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.

Digital Underground
The Flow Project: Connecting Colors and Movement

Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2015, by Qiu Yi Wu

Former MediaLab Intern Qiu Yi Wu reveals her favorite art movement and describes how it influenced her project for the fall 2014 MediaLab Expo.

Now at the Met
Erté Is in Town! Designs for Delman's Shoes Now on View

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, by Femke Speelberg

Associate Curator Femke Speelberg surveys fashion and theatrical designs by Romain de Tirtoff, better known as Erté.



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

Artwork of the Day

Helmet Mask  (Temes Mbalmbal) Helmet Mask (Temes Mbalmbal)
Date: mid-20th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.1697
On view in Gallery 354

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Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends celebrates the friendships between the renowned American painter John Singer Sargent and his artistic sitters, whether depicted en plein air or in an intimate interior. Shop prints and inspired items.