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“A Library with Rooms Attached for Living”

A librarian’s dream trip to Florence, Italy.


"Birches" by Robert Frost: An Optical Poem, 2024

“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.

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The Art of Love in the Ketubah

Explore our collection of books and exhibition catalogs on Jewish marriage contracts.

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Library Date Night

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

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Collapsing Space and Time

An introduction to contemporary Korean art through exhibition catalogs

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Library Study Tour

A whirlwind tour of libraries in France, the Netherlands, and the UK

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A Dream Realized

The Paper Legacy Collection of American Decorated Paper, 1960s to 2000s


The Poet of the Information Desk

Robyn Schiff returns to The Met to read from her poem, Information Desk: An Epic in which she recounts what it was like to work at the Museum while establishing herself as a young writer. 

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From Waves to Wigs

Exploring Hair History Books in The Costume Institute Library

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Exploring Art and Libraries

Highlights from the ARLIS/NA Conference in Mexico City
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