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Blue and white evening dress (detail)
China: Through the Looking Glass
Through September 7, 2015
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The Fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy (detail)
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends

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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
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China: Through the Looking Glass—Gallery Views
See the program information in MetMedia.
<em>China: Through the Looking Glass</em>—Gallery Views
Sun Xun: Special Printmaking Demonstration in The Astor Court
#MetKids—How Does the Museum Take Care of All the Armor?
TEDxMet: The In-Between
MetCollects—Episode 11: John Carpenter on <em>Amusements at Higashiyama in Kyoto</em>
Friday Focus—Collecting Japan for the Met in the Late Nineteenth Century
After Victory
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season
A Closer Look: George Caleb Bingham's <i>Fur Traders Descending the Missouri</i>


In Circulation
Haggadot Highlights

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, by Dana Hart

Manager for Library Administration Dana Hart discusses Watson Library's many gorgeously illustrated Haggadah facsimiles.

Beasts and Hunters in the Galleries: Mesmerizing Ivories and Their Making

Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, by Silvia Armando

Hanns Swarzenski and Brigitte Horney Swarzenski Fellow Silvia Armando explores a vitrine display of ivory works now on view in gallery 457.

Teen Blog
Books for the Dead?

Posted on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, by Fahim

Former High School Intern Fahim imagines a world where mummies can be brought back to life using a Book of the Dead.



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Artwork of the Day

Dharmapala Standing on a Lion Dharmapala Standing on a Lion
Date: ca. 16th century
Accession Number: 1985.25
On view in Gallery 253

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