The third and final phase of the nearly three-year project to renovate and reinterpret The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s André Mertens Galleries for Musical Instruments is now complete and the newest gallery will reopen to the public on February 15. Begun in February 2016, the first and second phases were completed and opened to the public in July 2017 and March 2018.

Landmark Exhibition of Japanese Art Inspired by 1,000-Year-Old Tale of Romance to Open at The Met on March 5

A major international loan exhibition focusing on the artistic tradition inspired by Japan’s most celebrated work of literature will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning March 5, 2019.

Shozo Michikawa & Genta Ishizuka : LOEWE Craft Prize Shortlist 2019

We are delighted to announce that Shozo Michikawa and Genta Ishizuka have been shortlisted for this year's LOEWE Craft Prize.

Bank Austria Kunstforum | Images of Women

For the 8th edition of the Collected exhibition, Bank Austria Kunstforum Wien presents a selection of works by leading Austrian women artists from the UniCredit Bank Austria art collection including: Renate Bertlmann, VALIE EXPORT, Martha Jungwirth, Birgit Jürgenssen, Kiki Kogelnik, Friederike Pezold, Margot Pilz, Eva Schlegel, Nina Rike Springer, Gabi Trinkaus as well as an intervention by Agnes Prammer.

The Met Hosts Annual Lunar New Year Festival to Celebrate Year of the Pig

The Metropolitan Museum of Art will host its annual Lunar New Year Festival on Saturday, February 9, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Pig will feature dozens of engaging programs—for visitors of all ages—that reflect and celebrate traditions from across Asia.


Cast for King Henry II of France (r. 1547–1559), this is one of very few royal pieces of ordnance surviving from the French Renaissance, and among them it is one of the largest and most profusely decorated examples.

Tate Britain | Don McCullin

Tate Britain presents a major retrospective of the legendary British photographer Sir Don McCullin.

Exhibition at The Met Examines the Purpose and Power of Jewelry

Opening November 12 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the exhibition Jewelry: The Body Transformed will traverse time and space to explore how jewelry acts upon and activates the body it adorns.

Daniel Graves Solo Exhibition "Continuum"

The solo exhibition will be Daniel's first in Florence since his arrival in the city 40 years ago.

SHOZO MICHIKAWA : 29 January - 14 February 2019

As a celebration of Shozo Michikawa’s birthday on the 29th of January, Erskine, Hall & Coe have curated a special exhibition of his work.

Exhibitions and other events from Garage newletter

Exhibitions and other events from Garage newsletter.

"Lucio Fontana: On the Threshold" at The Met Breuer

The exhibition at The Met Breuer will present extraordinary examples of this iconic series, and will also explore Fontana’s beginnings as a sculptor and his pioneering work with environments, contextualizing the radical nature of the Cuts within his broader practice.

Bank Austria Kunstforum | Flying High: Women Artists of Art Brut

“FLYING HIGH” is the first exhibition that is devoted “globally” to female positions in Art Brut produced from 1860 until the present. The exhibition “flies high” in every sense: it has gathered together 316 works by 93 women artists from 21 countries, which in many aspects of content and aesthetics challenge our idea of what art is.

Cubism: The Centre Pompidou makes a real effort to explain this great artistic revolution with the help of an impressive array o

Paul Cézanne, the man Picasso once described as “father to us all”, is therefore the godfather of cubism, as explained in the remarkable exhibition of 300 works dedicated to this revolutionary movement (1907-1917) at the Centre Pompidou until 25 February.

"Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes  of Girault de Prangey" at The Met

Opening January 30, 2019 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Monumental Journey: The Daguerreotypes of Girault de Prangey will present masterpieces of early 19th-century photography by one of its unsung pioneers.

The Best Spatial Projects of 2018 Presented in All-Day Symposium  "In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day" on January 19,

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s all-day symposium In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day returns on Saturday, January 19, 2019.


A selection of upcoming exhibitions, openings, sales and other art events from around the world


The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today that it welcomed 7.36 million visitors to its three locations—The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters, and The Met Breuer—in 2018, an increase over the 7 million it reported for 2017.

In Case You Missed It... The Best Exhibitions of the Winter 1/2

The Best Exhibitions of the Winter 1/2: Glenstone Foundation in Potomac, Bruegel in Vienna, Basquiat at the Vuitton Foundation, Andy Warhol at the Whitney Museum, Mantegna, Bellini


MetCollects is an online feature that highlights works of art new to the Museum's collection through the fresh eyes of photographers and the enthusiastic voices of leading scholars and artists.



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