June 8 Events at Met Museum: P.S. Art Opening, Museum Mile, and Cool Culture
WHAT: Three photo ops/one evening:
متحف المتروبوليتان للفنون (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) يُطلق تطبيقًا تفاعليًّا جديدًا على الشبكة "METحف واحد، عوالم كثيرة" (One Met. Many Worlds) بإحدى عشرة لغة.
Metropolitan Museum Partners with Berg Publishers to Make Costume Institute Images Available
(New York, June 2, 2010) -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it has entered a partnership with Berg Publishers, the leading academic and reference imprint owned by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, to enable more than 2,000 images of The Costume Institute's collection to be made available through the Berg Fashion Library, a new online resource launching in late June 2010.
Metropolitan Museum Announces Departure of Concerts & Lectures General Manager Hilde Limondjian
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that Hilde Limondjian, who has been the General Manager of its Concerts & Lectures series since 1969, will step down from the position on June 30, 2010, at the conclusion of the series' 56th season. Ms. Limondjian has programmed 41 seasons of music and lectures – more than 9,000 events – at the Metropolitan Museum that comprise not only the oldest continually offered major concert series in New York, but one of the most esteemed.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces 2010-2011 Concert Season
57th Season Features Acclaimed PianoForte Recitals;
New York Philharmonic CONTACT! Series;
Pacifica Quartet's Season of Shostakovich;
Music from Argentina, Cuba, Mexico, and the Philippines;
Itzhak Perlman, Chanticleer, Sharon Isbin, Patti Smith, Judy Collins,
Christine Ebersole, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and More
Metropolitan Museum Announces New Schedule of "Met Holiday Mondays"
(New York, May 10, 2010) – The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today the schedule for the next seven Met Holiday Mondays—extra public viewing days that take place on the Mondays of major holiday weekends, when historically the Museum has been closed. A different selection of exhibitions will be open on each Met Holiday Monday. The Metropolitan's public cafeteria and several of the gift shops in the main building will be open on all of these special viewing days.
Spring and Summer Attractions in the Gardens at The Cloisters
Many of the herbs and flowers in the three enclosed gardens at The Cloisters—the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art dedicated to the art and architecture of medieval Europe—are at their peak in late spring and early summer. Located on a hilltop in Fort Tryon Park in northern Manhattan, The Cloisters museum and gardens enjoy an unparalleled view of the Hudson River and the New Jersey Palisades from several vantage points.
LONDON TO NEW YORK VIA...ICELAND?
PIANIST PAUL LEWIS IS TRYING TO GET TO NEW YORK SO THE SHOW CAN GO ON AT THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART ON SATURDAY, APRIL 24
English pianist Paul Lewis has a recital to perform this Saturday, April 24, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. But the Tuesday flight he had booked from London to New York was canceled because of the spreading ash cloud from Iceland's volcanic eruption, and the best he could do to reschedule was standby on Saturday, the day of the concert.
Metropolitan Museum Concerts
A Gaggle of Pianists: Alexei Volodin with Members of the New York Philharmonic,
Nikolai Lugansky Rounding Out the PianoForte Series, and The 5 Browns –
Also, a Chat with Renée Fleming, and a Performance by Dan Zanes & Friends