Metropolitan Museum's Collection Management Policy (Revised November 2008)
In June 2008 the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art accepted the Association of Art Museum Directors's June 4, 2008 Guidelines on the Acquisition of Archaeological Materials and Ancient Art, and on November 12, 2008, the Board of Trustees adopted a revised Collections Management Policy incorporating those guidelines.
Metropolitan Museum Celebrates the Holidays by Opening on "Holiday Monday" December 29
The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be open to the public on Monday, December 29 (the Monday between Christmas and New Year's Day), as part of the Museum's popular "Holiday Mondays" program. The Museum will open the doors of its main building this winter and spring on three additional major Monday holidays: January 19 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), February 16 (Presidents' Day), and May 25 (Memorial Day).
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM LECTURES IN THE GRACE RAINEY ROGERS AUDITORIUM
For tickets, call the Concerts & Lectures Department at 212-570-3949 or visit
www.metmuseum.org/tickets, where updated schedules and programs (including
additional lectures that are free with Museum admission) are available.
Tickets are also available at the Great Hall Box Office, which is open
Tuesday–Thursday 10–5:00, Friday and Saturday 10–7:00, and Sunday noon–5:00.
Student discount tickets are available for some events; call 212-570-3949.
Brooklyn Museum Announces Landmark Costume Collection Partnership with Metropolitan Museum
(New York, December 16, 2008)—The Brooklyn Museum announced today a landmark collection-sharing partnership with The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
뉴욕 메트로폴리탄 박물관과 문화체육관광부 MOU 체결 통해 장기 협력 체계 구축 -메트로폴리탄 한국 미술 연구를 위한 지원-
Medieval Europe Celebrated in Northern Manhattan in November
For the month of November, two unique institutions located in northern Manhattan's historic Fort Tryon Park—The Cloisters museum and gardens and the New Leaf Restaurant & Bar—will join together in an innovative partnership to offer a "total medieval experience" that starts with a museum visit in the afternoon and ends with dinner or begins with lunch at the New Leaf and follows with a tour of The Cloisters. The Cloisters, a branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is the only museum in the United States devoted to the art and architecture of the Middle Ages. The New Leaf, a venture of Bette Midler's New York Restoration Project (NYRP), features seasonal specialties made from locally grown ingredients.
David H. Koch Elected a Trustee at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
(New York, November 13, 2008)—David H. Koch has been elected to the Board of Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, it was announced today by James R. Houghton, the Museum's Chairman. Mr. Koch's election took place at the November 12 meeting of the Board.
Metropolitan Museum Audio Guide Introduces Costume: The Art of Dress Narrated by Sarah Jessica Parker
Audio Tour Organized by The Costume Institute Highlights Historical Fashion Depicted in the Met's Collections
Costume Institute Collection Database Available on Metropolitan Museum Website
Information on More than 29,000 Objects in Preeminent Costume Collection Available Online