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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
James Doyle, Assistant Curator, Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas
Posted: Friday, August 28, 2015
Caleb Leech, Managing Horticulturist, The Cloisters Museum and Gardens
Posted: Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Managing Horticulturist Caleb Leech details the history of the corn poppy and its meaning.
Stephanie Post, Senior Digital Asset Specialist, Digital Media
Posted: Monday, August 3, 2015
Senior Digital Asset Specialist Stephanie Post takes a look back at the construction of the Museum's Wing K, which opened to the public in 1925.
Stephanie L. Herdrich, Assistant Research Curator, The American Wing
Posted: Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Assistant Research Curator Stephanie L. Herdrich explores the longstanding friendship between John Singer Sargent and noted patron of the arts Charles Deering.
Tamara Fultz, Associate Museum Librarian, Thomas J. Watson Library
Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Associate Museum Librarian Tamara Fultz looks at some of the more colorful sample books in Watson Library's special collections.
Natalia Di Pietrantonio, Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow, Department of Islamic Art
Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow Natalia Di Pietrantonio examines the role of landscape and perspective in two miniature paintings from the Met's collection.
Joshua Koestenbaum, Associate Principal Cello, Ruth and John Huss Chair, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Posted: Monday, August 17, 2015
Cellist Joshua Koestenbaum reflects on the rare opportunity he had to perform on Andrea Amati's "King" cello, currently on loan to the Met from the National Music Museum through September 8.
Ariel Greene, Education Programs Associate for Teen Programs, Education Department
Posted: Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Ariel Greene, Education Programs Associate for Teen Programs, announces Teen Programs' summer break.
Meryl Cates, Press Officer, Met Museum Presents
Posted: Friday, August 14, 2015
Elizabeth Cleland, Associate Curator, Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts
Posted: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Associate Curator Elizabeth Cleland recounts the beauty of the medieval castles the group toured and the memorable gastronomic treats they ate during their trip to Wales.
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