A prominent artist of the Silver Age of Russian culture, Léon (Lev Samoilovich) Bakst was born on January 8, 1866. We present to your attention articles published in our magazine devoted to art works of this remarkable artist.
This week: a floral demonstration from Ami Wilber, floral and event décor designer; an update on Hillwood's reopening; and a video from Chief Curator Wilfried Zeisler.
The 2nd Garage Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art and Tomás Saraceno. Moving Atmospheres are currently on view. We are happy to begin the new year on this optimistic note, and have put together some more news for you below.
Shapes from Out of Nowhere: Ceramics from the Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection celebrates an extraordinary gift to The Met of 125 modern and contemporary ceramics from Robert A. Ellison Jr., given to the Museum in honor of its 150th anniversary.
Featured Online Programs from National Portrait Gallery.
We are excited to offer new programs virtually, bringing Hillwood to you. This month, enjoy virtual mansion tours, lectures, and a workshop. Learn more and register below!
Bis wir uns wiedersehen, wird wohl doch noch eine Weile vergehen. Wir haben sehr gehofft, dass unser Haus nicht zu lange geschlossen bleiben muss.
Today is Shozo Michikawa's birthday, and to celebrate we have put together a brief online exhibition. This will run for one week until the 5th of February.
About Time: Fashion and Duration, The Costume Institute's 2020 exhibition at The Met Fifth Avenue, closes on Sunday, February 7.
Hillwood is excited to welcome back our members to enjoy exclusive access to the museum and gardens, beginning Tuesday, February 16.
German artist Georg Baselitz and his wife, Elke, have gifted six landmark paintings by the artist to The Metropolitan Museum of Art in honor of its 150th anniversary in 2020.
Preview the special exhibition The Porcelain Flowers of Vladimir Kanevsky, explore the magic of Hillwood, and bid on choice items in the online auction.
Regarded as one of the most remarkable artists of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Francisco Goya (1746–1828) is renowned for his prolific activity as a draftsman and printmaker, producing about 900 drawings and 300 prints during his long career.
This week: a video from Chief Curator Wilfried Zeisler, museums visits from home, and art projects and activities.
This winter, immerse yourself in the stories of breathtaking gardens and extraordinary estates from the comfort of home.
The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is accepting submissions for its sixth triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Verizon today launched The Met Unframed, an immersive virtual art and gaming experience with enhancements powered by Verizon 5G Ultra Wideband and featuring more than a dozen one-of-a-kind digitally rendered galleries and nearly 50 works of art from across The Met's vast collection.
Congratulations and a gratitude from Cologne City Library
This week: a video from Chief Curator Wilfried Zeisler and upcoming virtual programs.
This past year has been a challenge for many of us, and we are grateful for your support during this difficult time.