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New Approaches to Presenting American Art: Part 1 of 2

Join international scholars, curators, and contemporary artists for discussions and presentations related to the New American Wing Galleries for Paintings, Sculpture, and Decorative Arts, and other recently opened American art museums, wings, and galleries, from Boston to Bentonville.

Welcome and Introduction
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and Chief Executive Officer, MMA
Morrison H. Heckscher, Lawrence A. Fleischman Chairman of the American Wing, MMA

Keynote Address: What Makes American Art American?
Adam Gopnik, author and staff writer, The New Yorker

American Art in the Museum: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Headed? Kathleen A. Foster, Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Senior Curator of American Art and Director, Center for American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art

Putting American Art on an International Stage
Alan Wallach, Ralph H. Wark Professor of Art and Art History and Professor of American Studies Emeritus, College of William and Mary

Learn more about the New American Wing:
http://www.metmuseum.org/en/collections/new-installations/american-wing

This program is made possible by The Mr. and Mrs. Raymond J. Horowitz Foundation for the Arts.

Collections, The American Wing (31)

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The Making of a Bronze Statue
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Murder at the Met
(00:01:12) 1910 views

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The New American Wing Galleries
(00:02:37) 1671 views

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Teen Screens—Set in Stone
(00:04:00) 219 views

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New American Wing Galleries
(00:16:11) 4057 views

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The Electrotyping Process
(00:03:05) 3847 views