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Women’s Work, Part 2

A second installment of conversations with contemporary women artists who reflect on their art and share what inspires them most in the Museum.
Portrait of Anita Reinhard in front of the Temple of Dendur

Anita Reinhard: A Trailblazing Curator of Arms and Armor

One of the first women curators in an American museum, Reinhard was a pioneer in her field.
Wall of Met publications

Yes, There's a Library Here!

Meet Thomas J. Watsons Library's Instruction Teams
Crop from a page of Berenice Abbott's New York Album from 1929, which depicted snapshots of New York City in black and white photography.

Mapping Berenice Abbott’s New York

New research charts the photographer’s many excursions across Manhattan in 1929.
Photo of the American Wing gallery at The Metropolitan museum of art: an indoor courtyard with sky lights with the facade of a bank vault on one wall with people roaming around the courtyard.

How We Collect: Research, Transparency, and Collaboration

Learn about The Met's collecting practices and provenance research.

Hidden Bagpipes of The Met

To celebrate International Bagpipe Day, join one of the holiday's co-founders on a tour of bagpipes at the Museum.
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Women’s Work, Part 1

In celebration of Women’s History Month, a selection of contemporary women artists reflect on their art and share what inspires them most in the Museum.
Black and white photograph of school child

A Snapshot of Black Photographers in Watson Library's Collection

Celebrating Black History Month in the Stacks
Powder Horn of John Mahard

Rediscovering John Bush

Recent research sheds light on the life and work of a Massachusetts militiaman and influential horn carver.
Print of the profile of a black woman with light blue outlines and sculptural twisted hair in front of a vibrant orange circle

Everyday Fantastical

Tanekeya Word shares the knowledge and experiences behind Starshine & Clay, a fantastical embodiment of the feelings she has about Black girlhood and Black womanhood.
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