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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


Of Note
The Many Sounds of Stone

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, by Ken Moore

Curator Ken Moore highlights some of the Museum's instruments from around the world that produce their unique timbre through the use of stone.

In Circulation
The Fragility of Headcaps and the Safe Handling of Books

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, by Andrijana Sajic and Sophia Kramer

Assistant Book Conservators Andrijana Sajic and Sophia Kramer discuss best practices for the safe handling of books. 

Met Museum Presents Blog
The Original Rock Band

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, by Bradley Strauchen-Scherer

Associate Curator Bradley Strauchen-Scherer explores a rare percussion instrument, the rock harmonicon, which will be featured in the upcoming performance Wild Sound: Glenn Kotche and Third Coast Percussion.



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Artwork of the Day

Tara, the Buddhist Savior Tara, the Buddhist Savior
Date: 14th century
Accession Number: 66.179
On view in Gallery 252

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