Coffret with the Legend of Guilhem, count of Toulouse ca. 1200–1225. Promised Gift of Sir Paul Ruddock and Lady Ruddock, in celebration of the Museum's 150th Anniversary.


The Met will rename the Department of Arms and Armor's suite of 11 galleries the Ronald S. Lauder Galleries of Arms and Armor

The Met to Open Nearly Two Dozen Newly Installed European Paintings Galleries on December 12

A New Look at Old Masters is a prelude to the final reinstallation of the European paintings galleries (1250–1800), expected to take place in 2022

Exhibitions and other events from Garage newletter

Announced just five days before it was to take effect, the lockdown coincided with the opening of several important exhibitions.

News from National Portrait Gallery

Featured Online Programs from National Portrait Gallery.

Exhibition preview 2021 | Kunstmuseum Bern and Zentrum Paul Klee

The two major Bern art museums Kunstmuseum Bern and Zentrum Paul Klee are presenting a first-class exhibition programme for 2021.

Celebrate Season's Greetings at Hillwood!

Celebrate the holidays at Hillwood! Festive décor and virtual programs add to the Christmas splendor.

Guggenheim Museum Bilbao | Kandinsky

Drawn primarily from the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation’s rich holdings, Kandinsky traces all the aesthetic evolutions of one of the foremost artistic innovators of the early 20th century.

National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonians to Temporarily Close Starting Mon, Nov. 23

Due to rising regional and national cases related to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, all Smithsonian museums, including the National Zoo, will temporarily close to the public starting Monday, Nov. 23.

The Kunstmuseum Bern will remain closed up to December 7

It is with great regret that we have to inform you that the Kunstmuseum Bern will remain closed due to the measures taken by the Canton of Berne to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Departure without Destination. Annemarie Schwarzenbach as Photographer

t is with great regret that we have to inform you that the Zentrum Paul Klee will remain closed due to the measures taken by the Canton of Berne to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

Luxembourg Art Week / The fair | Online

Until November 22nd, the Luxembourg Art Week / The Fair will take place through a fully digital, immersive and exhaustive 3D visit.

Explore Hillwood from Home: Weekly Highlights | 13.11.2020

This week: the Strathmore Museum Shop Holiday Market, a fall garden update, and a video from Chief Curator Wilfried Zeisler.


During the tumultuous decades of the early twentieth century, graphic arts flourished in Great Britain as artists sought to portray quotidian life during the machine age with suitably modern techniques and approaches.

Altdorfer at the Louvre :The artists who are the best at marketing are the ones who make history

No one should believe that art history presents a fair view of artistic creation. Such is the case for the German artist Albrecht Altdorfer. The Louvre is therefore rehabilitating this genius.


This meditative self-portrait is part of a group of paintings made in 1911, in which the Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershøi probed his identity as the "Poet of Light—of Quietude—of the Home."

News from National Portrait Gallery

Featured November Programs from National Portrait Gallery.

November with Hillwood: New Virtual Programs

Hillwood is open! Stroll through the gardens, explore the mansion, and enjoy the special exhibition, Natural Beauties: Exquisite Works of Minerals and Gems, during regular operating hours, Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Met’s 2020 Vision Will Highlight Important Role of Gifts to the Department of Photographs through Two-Part Presentation

In celebration of The Met's 150th anniversary in 2020, the Museum’s Department of Photographs will highlight the important role of gifts in developing its collection.The first of a two-part presentation that features recent and new gifts, many offered in honor of the sesquicentennial celebration and exhibited at the Museum for the first time, will be on view December 3, 2019–May 10, 2020.

Pictures, Revisited Reexamines the Art of Visual Appropriation Chronicled in the Museum’s Landmark 2009 Exhibition The Pictures

Now on view, Pictures, Revisited takes a deep dive into The Met’s rich collection of contemporary photography to explore photographic strategies of visual appropriation.



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