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Gorgeous outdoor shot of Italian gardens

“A Library with Rooms Attached for Living”

A librarian’s dream trip to Florence, Italy.
An image of two young figures sitting on the branch of a birch tree. The top and bottom portions of the image are blurred, drawing attention to the in-focus face of the figure on the left.

“Birches” by Robert Frost: An Optical Poem, 2024 | From the Vaults

“When I see birches bend to left and right / Across the lines of straighter darker trees, / I like to think some boy’s been swinging them.” On April 7, 1955, Robert Frost delivered a poetry reading at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Profile view of Farah Siraj smiling, while sitting with a guitar in front of a microphone.

Farah Siraj: Diggi Ya Rababa | MetLiveArts

Named Jordan's “Musical Ambassadress,” Farah Siraj’s unique idiom melds influences from Arabian music, flamenco, and jazz.

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An image of two young figures sitting on the branch of a birch tree. The top and bottom portions of the image are blurred, drawing attention to the in-focus face of the figure on the left.

“Birches” by Robert Frost: An Optical Poem, 2024 | From the Vaults

“When I see birches bend to left and right / Across the lines of straighter darker trees, / I like to think some boy’s been swinging them.” On April 7, 1955, Robert Frost delivered a poetry reading at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

collage of a harlem block with two buildings. A jazz band plays and children also play on the street.

The Sounds of The Block

How does the rediscovery of an audio component for Romare Bearden’s monumental collage transform our understanding of it?
Model wearing a white silky outfit and a silver and gold embroidered jacket designed by Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent: When Fashion Meets Art

On the 40th anniversary of Yves Saint Laurent’s exhibition at The Met, we revisit the connection between fashion and art.
Gorgeous outdoor shot of Italian gardens

“A Library with Rooms Attached for Living”

A librarian’s dream trip to Florence, Italy.
Ketubah with ornate floral pattern

The Art of Love in the Ketubah

Explore our collection of books and exhibition catalogs on Jewish marriage contracts.
a bouquet of freshly sharpened pencils

Library Date Night

Visit Watson Library for a Special Behind-the-Scenes Tour