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The Cloisters: Part Four

Peter Barnet, Michel David-Weil Curator in Charge of the Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, outlines recent improvements at The Cloisters, including upgrades in lighting, climate control, and the building structure. This is the final lecture in a four-part series that provides a behind-the-scenes look at The Cloisters.

Recorded April 2, 2008

May 2013 through May 2014 marks the seventy-fifth anniversary of The Cloisters.

Collections, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (77)

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Sorrow's Universal Language
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Empathy through Mimicry
(00:01:18) 265 views

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The Hidden Body Speaks
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Four Hands, Many Meanings
(00:01:46) 278 views

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Everyday Angels
(00:01:48) 148 views

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Framed by the Body
(00:01:40) 254 views

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Falconry at The Cloisters
(00:00:30) 255 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 342 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 178 views

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Hunt of the Unicorn
(00:14:39) 2457 views

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Red Monastery
(00:05:25) 5154 views

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Stones of Medieval Italy
(03:39:26) 114 views

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Hanukkah: A Higher Holiday
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