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China: Through the Looking Glass
Through August 16, 2015

Photography © Platon

Pierre Huyghe installation
The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
Through November 1, 2015
Soundwalk 9:09

Submit your own recording and participate in the making of a new composition by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer John Luther Adams.

Learn more about how to participate. The deadline is July 31.
MetFridays: New York's Night Out
A Parrot Perched on a Mango Tree; a Ram Tethered Below
Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy
Through July 26, 2015


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#MetKids: Sebastian Interviews a Copyist
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#MetKids: Sebastian Interviews a Copyist
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season
The Jabach Portrait: Back on Its Feet
<em>China: Through the Looking Glass</em>—Gallery Views
Excerpts from Lang Lang at the Met
Empathy through Mimicry
Van Gogh: Irises and Roses
<em>Innocents Abroad</em>: Nineteenth-Century American Painters in Europe, Part 1—Artists in England
The 2015 Costume Institute Benefit: Red Carpet Arrivals
Intern Insights: Summer 2014
MetCollects—Episode 11: John Carpenter on <em>Amusements at Higashiyama in Kyoto</em>


Teen Blog
Perfectly Imperfect

Posted on Friday, May 22, 2015, by Brooke

TAG Member Brooke discusses how Edgar Degas's sculptures inspired her to embrace the unfinished look of gesture drawings.

Now at the Met
Hidden Secrets of Ancient Egyptian Technology

Posted on Friday, May 22, 2015, by Anna Serotta and Federico Carò

Conservator Anna Serotta and Associate Research Scientist Federico Carò explore a small stone fragment from the Museum's collection that may hold key information about the use of high-performance abrasives in ancient Egypt.

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Event Highlights: May 22–25

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 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.



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

Artwork of the Day

Margaret Fuller (Marchioness Ossoli) Margaret Fuller (Marchioness Ossoli)
Southworth and Hawes (American, active 1843–1863)
Date: ca. 1850
Accession Number: 37.14.10
Not on view

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