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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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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

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Regal Rheums

Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2015, by Caleb Leech

Managing Horticulturist Caleb Leech discusses the alimentary and medicinal uses of various types of rhubarb in history.

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Event Highlights: May 29–31

Posted on Thursday, May 28, 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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Analyzing #MetGala Engagement across the Globe

Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2015, by Elena Villaespesa and Taylor Newby

Elena Villaespesa and Taylor Newby take a close look at the worldwide engagement with #MetGala across the Met's social media channels.

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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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