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The Philippe de Montebello Years - A Scholars' Day Workshop with Comments from Director Emeritus Philippe de Montebello

The acquisition of works of art is central to the Metropolitan Museum's mission, and was a hallmark of Philippe de Montebello's tenure as director. In conjunction with the exhibition The Philippe de Montebello Years, this series of lectures and panel discussions celebrates the impressive additions to the Museum collections made under Mr. de Montebello's esteemed directorship.

Director Emeritus Philippe de Montebello discusses art collecting in America, and how it has affected the collections of museums like the Met.

Organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection


Learn more about the exhibition The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions:
http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2008/philippe-de-montebello

Lectures and Panels (150)

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SPARK: It's About Time
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SPARK: Plato at the Met
(01:06:51) 53 views

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Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 620 views

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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1328 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 64 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 77 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
(00:48:51) 40 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
(00:41:09) 33 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
(00:31:59) 37 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
(00:29:02) 49 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 46 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 120 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 133 views

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Africa and the West
(01:13:21) 17 views

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How Proust Changed Our Minds
(01:15:39) 55 views

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Why New Art Mattered
(01:06:02) 29 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1289 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 242 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 714 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 680 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 350 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 381 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 660 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 240 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 416 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 474 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 687 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1324 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 703 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 332 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 437 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 569 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 397 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4572 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2080 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 118 views