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The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy (detail)
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends

Through October 4, 2015

Member Morning Hours:
September 9–13

Blue and white evening dress (detail)
China: Through the Looking Glass
Extended through September 7, 2015

Photography © Platon

Fur Traders Descending the Missouri (detail)
Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River
Through September 20, 2015
Pierre Huyghe installation
The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
Through November 1, 2015
Seated figure
Warriors and Mothers:
Epic Mbembe Art
Through September 16, 2015


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Hiroshi Sugimoto on Bamboo in the Four Seasons, attributed to Tosa Mitsunobu. Watch now.



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TEDxMet: The In-Between
Sunday at the Met—China: Through the Looking Glass
The <em>Goldberg Variations</em>: The Double Manual Experience
MetCollects—Episode 2: Keith Christiansen on François Gérard's Portrait of Talleyrand
To Bite or Not To Bite?
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season
A Closer Look: George Caleb Bingham's <i>Fur Traders Descending the Missouri</i>
Friday Focus—Turning the Page: The Art of the Chinese Album
Deccan Symposium—Day 1, Session 1: Painting and Pen


Now at the Met
Event Highlights: August 28–30

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015

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.

In Circulation
If You're Selling, I'm Buying: A Sample Book Sampler

Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, by Tamara Fultz

Associate Museum Librarian Tamara Fultz looks at some of the more colorful sample books in Watson Library's special collections.

Desiring Landscapes: Two Paintings from Avadh, India

Posted on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, by Natalia Di Pietrantonio

Jane and Morgan Whitney Fellow Natalia Di Pietrantonio examines the role of landscape and perspective in two miniature paintings from the Met's collection.



The Museum offers hundreds of events and programs each month—including lectures, performances, tours, family activities, and more.

Artwork of the Day

Scenes from the Life of Saint Augustine of Hippo Scenes from the Life of Saint Augustine of Hippo
Master of Saint Augustine (Netherlandish, ca. 1490)
Date: ca. 1490
Accession Number: 61.199
On view in Gallery 010

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