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Saturday, July 31, 2–6 pm
East 104th Street between Third Avenue and Lexington Avenue, New York
Join Civic Practice Partnership Artist-in-Residence Miguel Luciano for a
block party celebrating the exhibition Cemí-Libre,
on view at Hope Community Inc.'s Galería del Barrio. The exhibition
features work Luciano produced during his three-year residency at The Met,
where he explored the historic connections between The Met and the East
Harlem community’s activist history, which challenged institutions to
become more inclusive and responsive.
Thursday, July 29, 11 am–12 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue
Tap into your powers of observation and learn how to investigate a work of
art through close looking and discussion. No previous knowledge of art is
necessary. Adult learners from all backgrounds and fields of study are
Explore a gift of 125 modern and contemporary ceramics presented to the
Museum in celebration of its 150th anniversary. This extraordinary
assemblage of works traces the evolution of abstraction in clay from the
second half of the twentieth century through the present.
Explore Roman wall paintings excavated near Pompeii, Italy. Discover how
these works of art, all buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, now offer
a vivid glimpse into the tastes and interests of wealthy Roman homeowners
and the virtuosity of ancient artisans in the first century B.C.
Known as the father of Ethio-jazz, composer and multi-instrumentalist
Mulatu Astatke draws comparisons to jazz giants Duke Ellington and John
Coltrane. Experience this unique mix of American jazz and Ethiopian music
in a Digital Premiere performance filmed in The Temple of Dendur in The
Look, imagine, and talk with Met interns about art this summer! Join
undergraduate and graduate MuSe Program interns for thematic, interactive
conversations about works of art from The Met collection. All are welcome.
Experience the Balcony Bar from home with inspired programming from the
Great Hall Balcony Bar's resident ensemble, ETHEL, one of the most
acclaimed string quartets in the contemporary concert field. This week's
installment features Brooklyn-based multi-instrumentalist, composer, and
animation artist Dana Lyn.
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Your health and safety are our top priority. Please plan ahead and review
The Met's visitor guidelines to prepare for your
visit. As we welcome guests back, here are a few reminders:
Face coverings are required
for all visitors age two and older, regardless of your vaccination
status, and must be worn for the duration of your visit.
We are maintaining physical
Please keep large bags and
items at home; our coat checks are temporarily closed.
Please follow directions
from Met staff.
en El Barrio, Miguel Luciano, 2021 | Photo by Filip Wolak |
Babs Haenen (Dutch, born Amsterdam, 1948). Spring Dunes (detail), 1988.
Porcelain, 15 1/8 in. (38.4 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York,
Gift of Robert A. Ellison Jr., in celebration of the Museum's 150th
Anniversary, 2020 (2020.296.35). Courtesy Hostler Burrows, New York.
Photography by Robert A. Ellison Jr. | Mulatu Astatke. Photo by Stephanie
Berger | Winslow Homer (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1836–1910 Prouts
Neck, Maine). The Gulf Stream
(detail), 1899. Oil on canvas, 28 1/8 x 49 1/8 in. (71.4 x 124.8 cm). The
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Collection,
Wolfe Fund, 1906 (06.1234) | Head of Bhairava, 16th century, Malla
period. Nepal, Kathmandu Valley. Gilded copper, rock crystal, paint, H. 32
in. (81.3 cm), W. 36 in. (91.4 cm), D. 14 in. (35.6 cm). The Metropolitan
Museum of Art, New York, Zimmerman Family Collection, Gift of the Zimmerman
Family, 2012 (2012.444.2) | Dana Lyn. Photo by Michael Weintrob