Now at the Met

Unearthing Gold Masterpieces from Venado Beach, Panama

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015, by James Doyle, Assistant Curator, Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas

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

Now at the Met

A Florentine Masterpiece Brought Back to Life

Posted on Monday, August 17, 2015, by Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman, Department of European Paintings

Keith Christiansen details his quest to have a frame created for a newly restored work by Lorenzo di Credo now on view in the European Paintings galleries.

Met Museum Presents Blog

The Evolution of Live Arts (Brochures) at the Met

Posted on Friday, August 14, 2015, by Meryl Cates, Press Officer, Met Museum Presents

Meryl Cates surveys the changes made to the Met's presentation of live arts since the creation of the first subscription series in 1954.

In Circulation

The Fragility of Joints and Hinges

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2015, by Andrijana Sajic, Assistant Book Conservator, Thomas J. Watson Library; and Sophia Kramer, Assistant Book Conservator, Thomas J. Watson Library

Assistant Book Conservators Andrijana Sajic and Sophia Kramer highlight best practices for the safe handling of books.

In Season

A Perfect Platform, Part One: Building in Bonnefont

Posted on Friday, August 7, 2015, by Bryan Stevenson, Gardener, The Cloisters Museum and Gardens

Gardener Bryan Stevenson outlines how the gardens department at The Cloisters went about constructing the new hops trellis in the Bonnefont Herb Garden.

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