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New Approaches to Presenting American Art: Part 1 of 2

Join international scholars, curators, and contemporary artists for discussions and presentations related to the New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts, and other recently opened American art museums, wings, and galleries, from Boston to Bentonville.

Welcome and Introduction
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and Chief Executive Officer, MMA
Morrison H. Heckscher, Lawrence A. Fleischman Chairman of the American Wing, MMA

Keynote Address: What Makes American Art American?
Adam Gopnik, author and staff writer, The New Yorker

American Art in the Museum: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Headed? Kathleen A. Foster, Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Senior Curator of American Art and Director, Center for American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Putting American Art on an International Stage
Alan Wallach, Ralph H. Wark Professor of Art and Art History and Professor of American Studies Emeritus, College of William and Mary

Learn more about the New American Wing:
http://www.metmuseum.org/en/collections/new-installations/american-wing

This program is made possible by The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts.

Collections, The American Wing (51)

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Her Body in Motion
(00:01:46) 1115 views

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A Timeless Replica
(00:01:49) 901 views

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A Goddess Takes Aim
(00:01:53) 1453 views

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Poised to Hear More
(00:01:36) 640 views

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Between Life and Death
(00:02:56) 776 views

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A Body Responds in Dance
(00:01:58) 568 views

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The Artist at Work
(00:01:42) 327 views

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Motion Drapes a Body at Rest
(00:02:05) 310 views

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The Making of a Bronze Statue
(00:10:06) 1950 views

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Murder at the Met
(00:01:12) 2556 views

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The New American Wing Galleries
(00:02:37) 1816 views

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Teen Screens—Set in Stone
(00:04:00) 260 views

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New American Wing Galleries
(00:16:11) 4107 views

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The Electrotyping Process
(00:03:05) 4075 views