Metropolitan Museum Concerts
Judy Collins at The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing,
Dee Dee Bridgewater's Tribute to Billie Holliday, and
"Strings of the Black Sea," Music from Bulgaria, Ukraine, Crimea, and Turkey
Director Thomas P. Campbell Announces Curatorial and Conservation Appointments at Metropolitan Museum
(New York, July 22, 2010)—Thomas P. Campbell, Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, today announced three appointments within the Museum's curatorial and conservation departments:
Important Roman Sculpture Joins Collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
(New York, July 8, 2010)—An ancient Roman group statue of great importance and beauty—a depiction of the Three Graces of Greek mythology—has been acquired by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, it was announced today by Thomas P. Campbell, the Museum's Director. The marble sculpture is a second-century A.D. Roman copy of a Greek work from the second century B.C. Discovered in Rome in 1892, the statue has been on loan to the Museum from a private collector since 1992, and has been on view in the center of the Leon Levy and Shelby White Sculpture Court since it opened in 2007.
Metropolitan Museum Announces 5.24 Million Annual Attendance, Highest Since 2001, as Fiscal Year Ends
(New York, June 30, 2010)—Attendance at The Metropolitan Museum of Art reached 5,240,000 visitors during the fiscal year that ends today, June 30, the Museum has announced. This is the first year since 2001 that attendance at the Metropolitan has exceeded five million. The number, which includes attendance at The Cloisters museum and gardens, ranks among the highest in its entire 130-year history.
Ringo Starr's Gold Drum on View at Met Museum in
Celebration of the Musician's 70th Birthday
July 'Artists Den' National Television Broadcast Features Ringo Starr
at the Met
P.S. Art 2010 Exhibition at Metropolitan Museum
Juried Display of Art by NYC Public School Students on View
Exceptional works of art by 70 New York City public school students, ages four through 20, will be displayed in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for two months this summer through P.S. Art, a collaborative program between the New York City Department of Education and Studio in a School Association, Inc. The juried exhibition P.S. Art 2010: Celebrating the Creative Spirit of NYC Kids will open for special viewing by the public beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 8, for participants in the Museum Mile Festival, and will remain on view through August 8.
June 8 Events at Met Museum: P.S. Art Opening, Museum Mile, and Cool Culture
WHAT: Three photo ops/one evening:
Metropolitan Museum Partners with Berg Publishers to Make Costume Institute Images Available
(New York, June 2, 2010) -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it has entered a partnership with Berg Publishers, the leading academic and reference imprint owned by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, to enable more than 2,000 images of The Costume Institute's collection to be made available through the Berg Fashion Library, a new online resource launching in late June 2010.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces 2010-2011 Concert Season
57th Season Features Acclaimed PianoForte Recitals;
New York Philharmonic CONTACT! Series;
Pacifica Quartet's Season of Shostakovich;
Music from Argentina, Cuba, Mexico, and the Philippines;
Itzhak Perlman, Chanticleer, Sharon Isbin, Patti Smith, Judy Collins,
Christine Ebersole, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and More
Metropolitan Museum Announces Departure of Concerts & Lectures General Manager Hilde Limondjian
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that Hilde Limondjian, who has been the General Manager of its Concerts & Lectures series since 1969, will step down from the position on June 30, 2010, at the conclusion of the series' 56th season. Ms. Limondjian has programmed 41 seasons of music and lectures – more than 9,000 events – at the Metropolitan Museum that comprise not only the oldest continually offered major concert series in New York, but one of the most esteemed.