The Director's Office oversees all collection-related activities, including curatorial and conservation departments, as well as Scientific Research.
The Digital Department leads the creation, production, presentation, and dissemination of multimedia content to support the viewing and understanding of The Met collection and exhibitions, both within the galleries and online.
The Editorial Department produces about thirty exhibition and collection catalogues and general-audience books each year, as well as educational publications and scholarly periodicals such as the quarterly Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin and the annual Metropolitan Museum Journal.
The Museum's Education Department, which also encompasses Concerts & Lectures, makes learning about art enjoyable and intellectually stimulating for all audiences and all ages, through a wide array of more than twenty thousand free-with-Museum-admission and ticketed events.
Photographers and specialists in the Photograph Studio work with the latest technology to create beautiful and indelible photographs that enrich and extend visitors' engagement with the collection and exhibitions.
Thomas J. Watson Library, the Museum's central library, is the heart of research and scholarly activity at the Museum. Its collection, together with the distinctive collection of the Museum's departmental libraries, comprises one of the preeminent libraries for research in the history of art.