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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
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The Hidden Body Speaks
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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 274 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 147 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 253 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
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The Cloisters: Part Two
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The Cloisters: Part One
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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 177 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
(00:14:39) 2449 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5153 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 114 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
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