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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
(00:01:32) 262 views

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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 334 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
(00:01:28) 260 views

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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 415 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 204 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 367 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 310 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 194 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 358 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 1305 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
(00:14:39) 2902 views

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The Cloisters Under Construction
(00:02:29) 11817 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5227 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 116 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
(00:56:13) 125 views