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The Philippe de Montebello Years - A Scholars' Day Workshop with Comments from Director Emeritus Philippe de Montebello

The acquisition of works of art is central to the Metropolitan Museum's mission, and was a hallmark of Philippe de Montebello's tenure as director. In conjunction with the exhibition The Philippe de Montebello Years, this series of lectures and panel discussions celebrates the impressive additions to the Museum collections made under Mr. de Montebello's esteemed directorship.

Director Emeritus Philippe de Montebello discusses art collecting in America, and how it has affected the collections of museums like the Met.

Organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection


Learn more about the exhibition The Philippe de Montebello Years: Curators Celebrate Three Decades of Acquisitions:
http://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2008/philippe-de-montebello

Lectures and Panels (150)

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Ink Art Symposium, Part 8
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 7
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 6
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 5
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 4
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 3
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 2
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Ink Art Symposium, Part 1
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My Met—Keith Christiansen
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Masterworks from the Met
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Africa and the West
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How Proust Changed Our Minds
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Why New Art Mattered
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TEDxMet: Andrew Bolton
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TEDxMet: Negin Farsad
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TEDxMet: Navina Najat Haidar
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TEDxMet: Kyle Abraham
(00:06:11) 1192 views

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TEDxMet: Eric R. Kandel, MD
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TEDxMet: Meredith Monk
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TEDxMet: James Nares
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TEDxMet: Bill T. Jones
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TEDxMet: Sō Percussion
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TEDxMet: Andrew Solomon
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TEDxMet: Elizabeth Streb
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TEDxMet: Nicolai Ouroussoff
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TEDxMet: Jeff Rosenheim
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TEDxMet: Lorna Simpson
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TEDxMet: Maira Kalman
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TEDxMet: Melanie Holcomb
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TEDxMet: Luke Syson
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The Art of Making Chintz
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Journey to the Copper Age
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Performance by Dan Zhu
(00:19:42) 97 views

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The Cloisters: Part Four
(00:17:19) 109 views

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The Cloisters: Part Three
(00:15:56) 120 views

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The Cloisters: Part Two
(00:17:40) 286 views

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The Cloisters: Part One
(00:17:14) 701 views

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Eros, God of Love
(00:49:32) 1424 views

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The Arts of the Book
(00:29:25) 159 views

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Revealing the Original
(00:25:21) 125 views

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Iraq Now! Sunday at the Met
(01:06:58) 88 views