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“Woman in Blue” by William H. Johnson

The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism

Hear artists and scholars reflect on key works in the exhibition
Through July 28
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Look Again: European Paintings 1300–1800

Curious how European Paintings relate to contemporary concerns? Listen to Met experts share their observations and respond to questions from viewers like you, including a psychoanalyst, food historian, photographer and poet.
Ongoing

Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection

This audio guide highlights the traditions and techniques on display in the collection of Native American art.
July 14, 2023–Ongoing
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The Calculated Curve: Eighteenth-Century American Furniture

Hear contemporary artists describe the challenge and joy of working with different types of wood, plus reflections from a former Met intern on teenage apprentices in furniture workshops. Narrated by Danielle Parker.
Ongoing

Featured Audio

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The Highlights Tour

The Met Fifth Avenue
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Spotlight

New perspectives on a single work from The Met collection each month.

Tour the Collection

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Egyptian Art: Family Tour

The Met Fifth Avenue
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The British Galleries

The Met Fifth Avenue

Musical Instruments: Fanfare

The Met Fifth Avenue
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Viewpoints: Body Language

The Met Fifth Avenue

Past Exhibitions

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Africa & Byzantium

Hear experts illuminate northern Africa’s key role in the Roman and Byzantine worlds.
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Manet/Degas

Explore the legacy of Manet and Degas's complicated relationship.
Tree and Serpent: Early Buddhist Art in India, 200 BCE-400CE

Tree & Serpent: Early Buddhist Art in India, 200 BCE–400 CE

Unpack the symbolism and stories of early Buddhist art

Juan de Pareja, Afro-Hispanic Painter

Hear scholars of Afro-Hispanic life in seventeenth-century Spain discuss the career and legacy of Juan de Pareja
Lives of the Gods Divinity in Maya Art

Lives of the Gods: Divinity in Maya Art

Learn about the mythical lives of the ancient Mayan gods.

Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina

Listen to artists, historians, and an archeologist discuss the work of David Drake and other enslaved potters from Edgefield.

The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England

Hear about the portraits of some of the most famous Tudor figures alongside the superb decorative arts of this period.

Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents

This audio guide highlights works by the American artist Winslow Homer.

Inspiring Walt Disney: The Animation of French Decorative Arts

Hear an insider’s perspective from Angela Lansbury and others who made the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast.

Making The Met, 1870–2020

Hear from a dynamic cast of artists, curators, donors, and other key figures in this tour narrated by Steve Martin.

In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The Met

The Audio Guide for this exhibition explores the enduring appeal of Dutch paintings of the seventeenth century. Hear from experts in diverse fields about how these artworks inspire them.
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