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The Met Announces Record-breaking 6.3 Million Annual Attendance

New York, N.Y.  Thomas P. Campbell, Director and C.E.O. of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that a record 6.3 million people—from the five boroughs of New York City, the local tri-state area, across the United States, and around the world—visited the Museum during the fiscal year that ended on June 30 (FY15). This […]

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The Met Thanks Large Corporation for not Ruining View from Cloisters

New York, N.Y. In a statement today by Thomas P. Campbell, Director of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, thanked LG Electronics for their announced ‘Modified Plan for New Headquarters.’ Fort Tryon Park and the Cloisters. Courtesy of Jose Olivares/Wiki Commons. More than half a century ago, the Rockefeller family donated pristine land on both sides […]

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Royal Imagery of Hunt in Indian Art to be Explored in Exhibition at Met

New York, N.Y.  The expression of imperial authority is a universal aspect of royal imagery of the hunt, with rulers pursuing prey serving as metaphors for power and martial prowess. This theme is celebrated throughout the history of Indian art and found its fullest expression in the later courtly arts of manuscript painting. Opening on […]

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First Indian Literary Festival at Columbia a Best Seller

New York, N.Y.  Under the direction of my good friend Aroon Shivdasani, the first literary festival of the Indian American Arts Council (IAAC) with Columbia University drew participants from Bombay to Brooklyn and Berkley – including glitterati such as literary giant Sir Salman Rushdie, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Mira Nair, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar of Disgraced fame, and […]

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Metropolitan Museum Names Anna Wintour Costume Center

New York, N.Y.  Thomas P. Campbell, Director and C.E.O. of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that the Museum will designate the space occupied by The Costume Institute as the Anna Wintour Costume Center.  The complex has been completely redesigned and renovated and will reopen on May 8 with the inaugural exhibition Charles James: […]

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Christmas Tree and Crèche Opening at The Met in NYC

New York, N.Y.  The Christmas tree and Neapolitan Baroque crèche at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, a long-standing yuletide tradition in New York, will be on view for the holiday season, from November 26, 2013, through January 6, 2014.  The brightly lit, 20-foot blue spruce—with a collection of 18th-century Neapolitan angels and cherubs hovering among […]

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Installation of Spectacular Peruvian Featherworks Opens at the Met

New York, N.Y.  Feathered Walls – Hangings from Ancient Peru, an installation comprising 12 impressive feather panels—probably hangings—made by the Wari peoples of southern Peru between about 700 and 1000 will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, beginning September 16.  Made of finely woven cotton cloth and measuring roughly seven by two […]

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