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Exploring the Galleries: A Met Museum Presents Itinerary

Posted on Friday, July 25, 2014, by Meryl Cates, Press Officer, Met Museum Presents

Met Museum Presents provides an itinerary for visitors to see ten of the Met's galleries that have inspired dazzling site-specific performances.

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Making a Scene in Paris in the Age of Louis XIV

Posted on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, by Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman, Department of European Paintings

Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman of the Department of European Paintings, introduces Charles Le Brun's monumental portrait of Everhard Jabach and his family.

In Season

Successful Secale

Posted on Thursday, July 10, 2014, by Caleb Leech, Managing Horticulturist, The Cloisters Museum and Gardens

Managing Horticulturist Caleb Leech discusses the evolution of rye (Secale cereale) from a humble foodstuff to a staple of the medieval European diet.

Of Note

Instruments of Macabre Origin

Posted on Monday, July 7, 2014, by Ken Moore, Frederick P. Rose Curator in Charge, Department of Musical Instruments

Ken Moore, Frederick P. Rose Curator in Charge of the Department of Musical Instruments, highlights the use of human remains in musical instruments in Africa and Tibet.

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