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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 (77)

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Sorrow's Universal Language
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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 146 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 203 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 120 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 196 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 237 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 333 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 168 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
(00:14:39) 2276 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5143 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 113 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 114 views