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Fernand Léger (French, 1881–1955), Composition (The Typographer), 1918–19
Death Becomes Her | A Century of Mourning Attire | October 21, 2014–February 1, 2015
The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy (May 20-October 26, 2014)
Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age | September 22, 2014-January 4, 2015
Thomas Hart Benton's America Today Mural Rediscovered | September 30, 2014–April 19, 2015

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A Swim to The Cloisters

Posted on Thursday, October 23, 2014, by Carrie Rebora Barratt

Carrie Rebora Barratt, deputy director for collections and administration, describes her recent, 7.5-mile swim from Pier 96 at 56th Street to just past The Cloisters.

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Event Highlights: October 24–26

Posted on Thursday, October 23, 2014

The Museum offers hundreds of events and programs each month—including lectures, performances, tours, family activities, and more. The following listings are just a sample of our upcoming programs.

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"Please Lie Down; This Won't Hurt a Bit": The Jabach Conservation Continues

Posted on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, by Michael Gallagher

Michael Gallagher provides an update on the conservation of the Museum's newly acquired Jabach portrait.