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Monuments Men: Fact and Fiction

Explore how the actions of Monuments Men James Rorimer, George Stout, and others protected and recovered stolen art during World War II. Speakers are Rachel Mustalish, Conservator, Department of Paper Conservation, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; Michael Kurtz, Visiting Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland; and Lynn H. Nicholas, author of The Rape of Europa.

Part of Sunday at the Met—Monuments Men: Fact and Fiction.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

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A Nenbutsu Gathering at Ichiya, Kyoto, from the Illustrated Biography of the Monk Ippen and His Disciple Ta'a (Yugyô Shônin engi-e) (detail), late 14th century | 1975.268.35

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The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium and the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education are equipped with infrared sound enhancement systems (with headsets and neck loops). To obtain a headset or neck loop please ask an usher. Headsets and neck loops are available free of charge with identification. Real-time captioning is also available upon request.