Notes from Leadership

Read the latest messages from president Daniel H. Weiss and director Max Hollein of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

The Bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara Seated in Royal Ease

Recent Repatriations to Cambodia and Thailand

Met director and chief executive officer Max Hollein provides an update on the recent restitution of sculptures from the collection
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Introducing Africa in Focus

Max Hollein reflects on the Museum’s wide range of exhibitions, partnerships, and programs centered on African art.
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Updates on The Met Collection and Cultural Property

Met director Max Hollein provides an update on The Met’s work on cultural heritage and, more broadly, The Met’s engagements across the globe.
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Reflections on The Met Collection and Cultural Property

Met director Max Hollein reflects on current discussions about cultural property, provides background on The Met collection, and previews several important initiatives.
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How We Collect: Research, Transparency, and Collaboration

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

The Met 150th Print Portfolio box, in bright red

The Met 150 Print Portfolio

For the Museum’s 150th anniversary, twelve internationally celebrated artists created a suite of vibrant and powerful limited-edition prints.
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Iris Cantor: A Legacy of Philanthropy

Met Trustee Iris Cantor speaks on her long history of giving to the Museum

Supporting Ukraine

A message from the President and the Director of The Met
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An Update, Invitation, and Thank You from The Met

President and CEO Dan Weiss expresses gratitude to supporters and shares updates from the Museum.

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