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The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy (detail)
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends
Through October 4, 2015
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Blue and white evening dress (detail)
China: Through the Looking Glass
Extended through September 7, 2015

Photography © Platon

A Parrot Perched on a Mango Tree; a Ram Tethered Below
Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy
Through July 26, 2015
MetFridays: New York's Night Out
Pierre Huyghe installation
The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
Through November 1, 2015

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#MetKids—What's the Story behind the World's Oldest Piano?
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Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season
Beauty and Belief
A Closer Look: George Caleb Bingham's <i>Fur Traders Descending the Missouri</i>
Sunday at the Met—Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy
MetCollects—Episode 14: Michael Gallagher on Charles Le Brun's <em>Everhard Jabach and His Family</em>
Excerpt from <em>La Celestina</em>
Friday Focus—Cranach's <em>Saint Maurice</em> and the Representation of Africans in Sixteenth-Century German Art
The Artist Project, Season 2
John J. Egan's <em>Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississippi Valley</em>
<em>China: Through the Looking Glass</em>—Gallery Views

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Event Highlights: July 3–5

Posted on Thursday, July 2, 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.

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Preserving a Natural Landmark

Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015, by Christina Alphonso

Administrator Christina Alphonso announces the compromise that has been reached with LG Electronics USA for its new North American corporate headquarters.

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Grasping the Foot of Lightning in a Maya Scepter Fragment

Posted on Thursday, July 2, 2015, by James Doyle

Assistant Curator James Doyle analyzes a jade fragment from the Met's collection that may have originally formed the base of a scepter depicting the Maya god of lightning, K'awiil.

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Shepherd and Shepherdess Making Music Shepherd and Shepherdess Making Music
Date: ca. 1500–1530
Accession Number: 67.155.8
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