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The Cloisters: Part Four

Peter Barnet, Michel David-Weil Curator in Charge of the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, outlines recent improvements at The Cloisters, including upgrades in lighting, climate control, and the building structure. This is the final lecture in a four-part series that provides a behind-the-scenes look at The Cloisters.

Recorded April 2, 2008

May 2013 through May 2014 marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of The Cloisters.

Collections, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (78)

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Sorrow's Universal Language
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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 282 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 202 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 304 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 162 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 271 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 263 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 180 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 344 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1152 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
(00:14:39) 2569 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5176 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 115 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 119 views