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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
MetFridays: New York's Night Out
Fur Traders Descending the Missouri (detail)
Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River
Through September 20, 2015


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Nalini Malani on Hanuman Bearing the Mountaintop with Medicinal Herbs. Watch now.



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Sunday at the Met—Navigating the West: Caleb Bingham and the River
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Sunday at the Met—Navigating the West: Caleb Bingham and the River
#MetKids—Animation Inspired by the Afterlife and an Ancient Egyptian Tomb
MetCollects—Episode 9: Thomas Hart Benton's Mural <em>America Today</em> Comes to the Met
Sunday at the Met—China: Through the Looking Glass
Friday Focus—Collecting Japan for the Met in the Late Nineteenth Century
A Closer Look: George Caleb Bingham's <i>Fur Traders Descending the Missouri</i>
To Bite or Not To Bite?
Excerpt from <em>La Celestina</em>
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season


The Globe-trotting Coin

Posted on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, by Fatima Quraishi

Hagop Kevorkian Fellow Fatima Quraishi examines how Islamic leaders used currency as symbols of their faith and the global stature of their empires.

Teen Blog
My Life as a College Intern

Posted on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, by Sasha Smith

College Intern Sasha Smith describes what her experience interning at the Met this summer has been like.

Digital Underground
The Original #EmptyMet: The Museum, ca. 1925

Posted on Monday, August 3, 2015, by Stephanie Post

Senior Digital Asset Specialist Stephanie Post takes a look back at the construction of the Museum's Wing K, which opened to the public in 1925.



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Artwork of the Day

Qur'an Case Qur'an Case
Date: second half 15th century
Accession Number: 04.3.458
On view in Gallery 457

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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.