The Metropolitan Museum’s Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche in the Medieval Sculpture Hall are among New York City’s most beloved holiday traditions. The angels, cherubs, and crèche pieces in the Museum’s collection date from the eighteenth century, when many of Naples’s finest sculptors, working during the reign of Charles III of Bourbon, turned their attention to the creation of exquisite devotional figures. Read more
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Jewels by JAR, the first JAR retrospective in the United States and the first at the Metropolitan Museum devoted to the work of a living jeweler, is now on view at the Museum through March 9, 2014. With more than 400 opulent works by the renowned jewelry designer on display, the exhibition promises to be a visual feast. To complement the exhibition, the Metropolitan Museum is offering a unique assortment of jewelry designed by JAR.* Read more
We’re spreading the holiday cheer this season on Facebook with three weeks’ worth of exciting prizes to get you started on your holiday shopping.
Our “Holiday Cheer Sweepstakes” starts this week and runs until Sunday, November 24. Read more