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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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Hokusai's Iconic "Great Wave"

Posted on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, by John Carpenter, Curator, Department of Asian Art

Curator John Carpenter announces a new rotation of impressions of Hokusai's "the Great Wave" throughout the summer in gallery 231.

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Reflecting on Alarm Will Sound's Residency

Posted on Friday, June 27, 2014, by Alan Pierson, Artistic Director, Alarm Will Sound

Alarm Will Sound Artistic Director Alan Pierson looks back on the group's yearlong exploration of the Museum.

Of Note

Delicate, Quiet Beauty: The Viola da Gamba

Posted on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, by Elizabeth Weinfield, Editorial Associate, Online Publications, Digital Media Department

Editorial Associate Elizabeth Weinfield highlights the unique physical beauty of the viola da gamba.

  • Now at the Met

    Event Highlights: July 7–10


    Posted: Monday, July 7, 2014

    The Museum offers hundreds of events and programs each month—including lectures, films, tours, family activities, and more. The following listings are just a sample of our upcoming programs.

  • In Season

    Seekers of Shade

    Christina Alphonso, Administrator, The Cloisters
    Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2014

    Administrator Christina Alphonso invites visitors to escape the summer heat with a visit to The Cloisters museum and gardens.

  • Digital Underground

    MediaLab Intern Spotlight: Yuliya Parshina-Kottas's Accessible Wayfinding

    Don Undeen, Senior Manager of Media Lab, Digital Media; and Yuliya Parshina-Kottas, Former Media Lab Intern, Digital Media
    Posted: Tuesday, July 8, 2014

    Former MediaLab Intern Yuliya Parshina-Kottas describes her algorithm-based platform for optimizing visitor pathways throughout the Museum.

  • In Circulation

    Art Deco Modes of Transportation

    Holly Phillips, Assistant Manager for Acquisitions, Thomas J. Watson Library; and Diane De Fazio, Volunteer, Thomas J. Watson Library
    Posted: Wednesday, July 9, 2014

    Assistant Manager for Acquisitions Holly Phillips and volunteer Diane De Fazio discuss Watson's display of trade catalogs featuring Art Deco modes of transportation: trains, ships, automobiles, perambulators—you name it!

  • Of Note

    Instruments of Macabre Origin

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

    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.

  • Teen Blog

    Charles James: The Fashion Engineer

    Brooke, TAG Member; Natalee, TAG Member; and Tiffany, TAG Member
    Posted: Friday, July 4, 2014

    Teen Advisory Group Members Brooke, Natalee, and Tiffany discuss Charles James's revolution of twentieth-century fashion.

  • Travel Blog

    Van Gogh's French Flowers

    Gwen Roginsky, Associate Publisher and General Manager, Editorial Department
    Posted: Saturday, May 10, 2014

    Gwen Roginsky, associate publisher and general manager of the Museum's Editorial Department, details some of Van Gogh's work featuring flowers other than the iconic tulip.

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