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Blue and white evening dress (detail)
China: Through the Looking Glass
Through August 16, 2015

Photography © Platon

Pierre Huyghe installation
The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
Through November 1, 2015
Soundwalk 9:09

Submit your own recording and participate in the making of a new composition by Pulitzer Prize–winning composer John Luther Adams.

Learn more about how to participate. The deadline is July 31.
MetFridays: New York's Night Out
A Parrot Perched on a Mango Tree; a Ram Tethered Below
Sultans of Deccan India, 1500–1700: Opulence and Fantasy
Through July 26, 2015


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Focused in Full Sight
Charles Lloyd: <em>Wild Man Dance Suite</em>
#MetKids: Sebastian Interviews a Copyist
<em>China: Through the Looking Glass</em>—Gallery Views
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season
The Jabach Portrait: Back on Its Feet
Excerpts from Lang Lang at the Met
MetCollects—Episode 6: Robert A. Ellison Jr. on His Collection of European Art Pottery
Van Gogh: Irises and Roses
<em>Innocents Abroad</em>: Nineteenth-Century American Painters in Europe, Part 1—Artists in England
The 2015 Costume Institute Benefit: Red Carpet Arrivals
Intern Insights: Summer 2014


Now at the Met
Event Highlights: June 1–4

Posted on Monday, June 1, 2015

The Museum offers hundreds of events and programs each month—including lectures, performances, tours, family activities, and more. The following listings are just a sample of our upcoming programs.

Now at the Met
The Shapes of Things, or, How the Ding Met the Tureen

Posted on Friday, May 29, 2015, by Denise Patry Leidy

Curator Denise Patry Leidy discusses how ritual vessels from China's Bronze Age (ca. 1600–221 B.C.) have inspired objects ranging from Korean chaekgori screens to Viennese bowls.

Now at the Met
Worth Their Weight: Hungarian Silver from the Salgo Collection

Posted on Friday, May 29, 2015, by Melissa Chumsky

Research Assistant Melissa Chumsky uses objects from the exhibition Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M. Salgo Collection to explore the importance of silver as a symbol of wealth and status.



The Museum offers hundreds of events and programs each month—including lectures, performances, tours, family activities, and more.

Artwork of the Day

June June
Hendrik Meijer (Dutch, Amsterdam 1744–1793 London)
Date: 1772
Accession Number: 2005.249.6
Not on view

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