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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) 57 views

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Collecting Cubism
(00:56:59) 627 views

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Lost Kingdoms Symposium, Part 1
(00:12:45) 1366 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
(00:26:18) 65 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
(00:41:24) 78 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) 50 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
(00:30:01) 48 views

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
(00:37:47) 127 views

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
(00:57:48) 144 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) 76 views

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

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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
(00:14:59) 1344 views

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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
(00:14:45) 254 views

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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
(00:18:53) 726 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
(00:19:40) 723 views

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TEDxMet: James Nares
(00:18:28) 358 views

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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
(00:04:49) 387 views

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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
(00:29:25) 687 views

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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
(00:12:17) 244 views

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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
(00:09:07) 421 views

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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
(00:18:20) 507 views

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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
(00:14:00) 698 views

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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1327 views

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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
(00:12:13) 762 views

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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
(00:07:53) 355 views

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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
(00:14:17) 462 views

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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
(00:13:16) 619 views

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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
(00:18:31) 413 views

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The Art of Making Chintz
(00:04:20) 4587 views

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Journey to the Copper Age
(01:10:46) 2091 views

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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 119 views