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Bartholomeus Spranger: Splendor and Eroticism in Imperial Prague | November 4, 2014–February 1, 2015
Fernand Léger (French, 1881–1955), Composition (The Typographer), 1918–19
El Greco in New York | November 4, 2014–February 1, 2015
Death Becomes Her | A Century of Mourning Attire | October 21, 2014–February 1, 2015
Madame Cézanne | November 19, 2014-March 15, 2015


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Of Note

A Harmonious Ensemble: Rediscovering the Department of Musical Instruments

Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, by Rebecca Lindsey

Visiting Committee Member Rebecca Lindsey announces a new publication chronicling the history of the Department of Musical Instruments.

In Circulation

American Bound: Watson's Rare Trade Bindings, Part 1

Posted on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, by Holly Phillips, Diane De Fazio, and William Blueher

Associate Manager for Acquisitions Holly Philips, volunteer Diane De Fazio, and Metadata and Collections Librarian William Blueher discuss Watson's burgeoning collection of American trade binding.

Digital Underground

Maintaining the Main Building: The Museum's Trade Workshops

Posted on Monday, January 26, 2015, by Stephanie Post

Senior Digital Asset Specialist Stephanie Post explores the creation of the Office of the Superintendent of the Building in 1906, which oversaw the Museum's many trade workshops responsible for the maintenance of the Main Building and its artworks.