Visiting Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion?

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Exhibition Tour—Collecting Inspiration: Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co.

Join exhibition curator Medill Higgins Harvey, special guests, curators Deniz Beyazit and Monika Bincsik, on a tour of the exhibition Collecting Inspiration: Edward C. Moore at Tiffany & Co

A woman in a multicolored dress is seated on a yellow couch, her back to the viewer. In the background at right is a black and white portrait of a mother holding a baby. The room is characterized by whimsical and geometric designs, including portraits as part of the wallpaper.

How to Read Portraits

Kathryn Calley Galitz takes a deep dive into
portraiture from Ancient Roman coins to Instagram selfies.
Printed graphic image of a white woman seductively holding a poppy flower. The Woman and the peony are an orange color and the background of the image is black and the woman's dress and hat are created just using orange outlines.

By Women, for Women: American Art Posters of the 1890s

How did women emerge as active creators of art and visual culture in the nineteenth century?

"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.

Portrait of woman dressed in heavy garment and fur. Her expression is calm, while her arm rests on the wooden table.

At the Reception

For me the photograph speaks to optical illusion, to ambiguity, to the blurring of immediate impressions and assumptions.

Exhibition Tour—The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism

Join Dr. Denise M. Murrell, Merryl H. and James S. Tisch Curator at Large in The Met’s Director's Office, for a virtual tour of the groundbreaking exhibition The Harlem Renaissance and Transatlantic Modernism.

Harlem Is Everywhere" episode 3 art, featuring Aaron Douglas's portrait of Zora Neale Hurston

Harlem Is Everywhere: Episode 3, Art & Literature

How did the literature of the Harlem Renaissance play a central role in conversations around Black identity?
Harlem Is Everywhere podcast artwork featuring William Henry Johnsons's "Street Life, Harlem

Harlem Is Everywhere, A New Podcast from The Met

How music, fashion, literature, and art shaped a modern Black identity during the Harlem Renaissance and beyond

Artists on Artworks—Africa & Byzantium

Join artists as they reflect on works in the exhibition Africa and Byzantium and make connections to their own artistic practices.

Exhibition Tour—Africa & Byzantium

Join Dr. Andrea Myers Achi, Mary and Michael Jaharis Associate Curator of Byzantine Art in The Met’s Department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters, for a virtual tour of Africa & Byzantium

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