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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) 242 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 140 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 230 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) 174 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
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Red Monastery
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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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