Blogs

Now at The Met

Read about featured weekly events, plus articles and multimedia features by and about our curators, scientists, conservators, educators, and other members of the Museum community.

LATEST POST: Event Highlights: July 22–24

In Season

In Season features all the latest news about The Met Cloisters, the branch of the Museum in northern Manhattan devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe.

LATEST POST: Harrow and Fallow

Digital Underground

Digital Underground discusses a few of the activities of the department, and invites your questions and comments about the Museum's digital initiatives.

LATEST POST: The Temple of Dendur: From the Nile to NYC in 360°

In Circulation

In Circulation features in-depth articles and the latest news about the Museum Libraries' wide range of research activities and comprehensive collection of books, periodicals, electronic resources, and ephemera related to the history of art.

LATEST POST: "Some System Should Have Been Devised": The Organization (and Disorganization) of Charles James's Archive

RumiNations

On the Department of Islamic Art's blog, RumiNations, curators and guest authors will discuss this comprehensive collection, its rich history at The Met, and the department's many programs.

LATEST POST: Walking Down Memory (and Musical) Lane

Of Note

On the Department of Musical Instruments' blog, curators and guests will share information about this extraordinary collection, its storied history, the department's public activities, and some of the audio and video recordings from our archives.

LATEST POST: A Yankee Doodle Instrument

#MetKids Blog

This blog accompanies the #MetKids digital feature: made for, with, and by kids. Follow along for news and to discover what you can learn from the Museum's young visitors from around the world.

LATEST POST: What Happens When You Write a Letter to The Met?

Teen Blog

This blog, written by the Museum's Teen Advisory Group and occasional guest authors, is a place for teens to talk about art at the Museum and related topics.

LATEST POST: Snap Chat: What Makes a Photo Museum-Worthy?

MetLiveArts Blog

This blog takes you behind the scenes of MetLiveArts, which explores contemporary issues and innovations through the lens of the Museum's collection and galleries, bringing together performance artists, curators, and thought leaders through a wide-ranging series of performances and talks.

LATEST POST: Performances in The Met's Galleries—Then and Now

Travel Blog

Get a behind-the-scenes look at our Travel with The Met trips.

LATEST POST: Portuguese Azulejos and Quinta da Aveleda's Cellars