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Bartholomeus Spranger: Splendor and Eroticism in Imperial Prague | November 4, 2014–February 1, 2015
Fernand Léger (French, 1881–1955), Composition (The Typographer), 1918–19
El Greco in New York | November 4, 2014–February 1, 2015
Death Becomes Her | A Century of Mourning Attire | October 21, 2014–February 1, 2015
Madame Cézanne | November 19, 2014-March 15, 2015


Due to severe weather conditions, the Main Building and The Cloisters will be closed Tuesday, January 27.

Both locations are scheduled to reopen at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 28.

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Maintaining the Main Building: The Museum's Trade Workshops

Posted on Monday, January 26, 2015, by Stephanie Post

Senior Digital Asset Specialist Stephanie Post explores the creation of the Office of the Superintendent of the Building in 1906, which oversaw the Museum's many trade workshops responsible for the maintenance of the Main Building and its artworks.

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Event Highlights: January 26–29

Posted on Monday, January 26, 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.

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Creating Contrast through Elaborate Details: Technical Analysis and Conservation of an Avalokitesvara

Posted on Friday, January 23, 2015, by Mandira Chhabra, Daniel Hausdorf, and Pascale Patris

Members of the Department of Objects Conservation highlight recent analysis that provided insight into how embellishments and patterned details were achieved in an object on view in Sacred Traditions of the Himalayas.