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Analyzing #MetGala Engagement across the Globe

Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2015, by Elena Villaespesa, Digital Media Analyst; and Taylor Newby, Social Media Manager

Elena Villaespesa and Taylor Newby take a close look at the worldwide engagement with #MetGala across the Met's social media channels.

Of Note

The Many Sounds of Stone

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, by Ken Moore, Frederick P. Rose Curator in Charge, Department of Musical Instruments

Curator Ken Moore highlights some of the Museum's instruments from around the world that produce their unique timbre through the use of stone.

Now at the Met

The Jabachs Are in the House!

Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, by Stephan Wolohojian, Curator, Department of European Paintings

Curator Stephan Wolohojian announces the hanging of the extraordinary Jabach portrait in gallery 617 following ten months of conservation work.

Met Museum Presents Blog

Record the Sounds of the City and Be a Part of Soundwalk 9:09

Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, by Meryl Cates, Press Officer, Met Museum Presents

Met Museum Presents and Q2 Music invite you to be a part of John Luther Adams's new composition, Soundwalk 9:09.

Now at the Met

The Conservation of the Jabach Portrait: Almost There!

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2015, by Michael Gallagher, Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Department of Paintings Conservation

Michael Gallagher shares before and after photographs of the final retouching of the extraordinary Jabach portrait.

  • Now at the Met

    Event Highlights: May 29–31


    Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2015

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

  • In Season

    Regal Rheums

    Caleb Leech, Managing Horticulturist, The Cloisters Museum and Gardens
    Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Managing Horticulturist Caleb Leech discusses the alimentary and medicinal uses of various types of rhubarb in history.

  • Digital Underground

    Analyzing #MetGala Engagement across the Globe

    Elena Villaespesa, Digital Media Analyst; and Taylor Newby, Social Media Manager
    Posted: Thursday, May 28, 2015

    Elena Villaespesa and Taylor Newby take a close look at the worldwide engagement with #MetGala across the Met's social media channels.

  • In Circulation

    The Fragility of Headcaps and the Safe Handling of Books

    Andrijana Sajic, Assistant Book Conservator, Thomas J. Watson Library; and Sophia Kramer, Assistant Book Conservator, Thomas J. Watson Library
    Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2015

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

  • RumiNations

    Games of Scale in a Golconda Painting

    Fatima Quraishi, 2014–15 Hagop Kevorkian Fellow, Department of Islamic Art
    Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Hagop Kevorkian Fellow Fatima Quraishi closely examines the incredible detail work found in a portrait on view in the exhibition Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy.

  • Of Note

    The Many Sounds of Stone

    Ken Moore, Frederick P. Rose Curator in Charge, Department of Musical Instruments
    Posted: Wednesday, May 27, 2015

    Curator Ken Moore highlights some of the Museum's instruments from around the world that produce their unique timbre through the use of stone.

  • Teen Blog

    Perfectly Imperfect

    Brooke, TAG Member
    Posted: Friday, May 22, 2015

    TAG Member Brooke discusses how Edgar Degas's sculptures inspired her to embrace the unfinished look of gesture drawings.

  • Met Museum Presents Blog

    The Original Rock Band

    Bradley Strauchen-Scherer, Associate Curator, Department of Musical Instruments
    Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Associate Curator Bradley Strauchen-Scherer explores a rare percussion instrument, the rock harmonicon, which will be featured in the upcoming performance Wild Sound: Glenn Kotche and Third Coast Percussion.

  • Travel Blog

    Dubai's Burj Khalifa

    Christopher Noey, General Manager of Creative Production, Digital Media
    Posted: Sunday, March 22, 2015

    General Manager of Creative Production Christopher Noey is blown away by the beauty of the tallest building in the world.

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