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China: Through the Looking Glass
Through September 7, 2015
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The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy (detail)
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends

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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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Sun Xun: Special Printmaking Demonstration in The Astor Court
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Sun Xun: Special Printmaking Demonstration in The Astor Court
<em>China: Through the Looking Glass</em>—Gallery Views
TEDxMet: The In-Between
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season
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
A Closer Look: George Caleb Bingham's <i>Fur Traders Descending the Missouri</i>
The <em>Goldberg Variations</em>: The Double Manual Experience

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Of Note
Finding a Permanent Home for the "King": Laurence Witten, an Ideal Collector

Posted on Monday, August 31, 2015, by Claire Givens

Guest blogger Claire Givens details the life of noted collector Laurence Witten, whose collection included Andrea Amati's "King" cello, now on loan to the Met through September 8.

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Event Highlights: August 31–September 3

Posted on Monday, August 31, 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.

Now at the Met
Unearthing Gold Masterpieces from Venado Beach, Panama

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015, by James Doyle

Assistant Curator James Doyle traces the origins of a selection of Precolumbian frog pendants from the Met's collection.

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Artwork of the Day

Deity Figure Deity Figure
Date: 3rd–6th century
Accession Number: 1979.206.1069
On view in Gallery 358

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