| Africa. In a series of important exhibitions this fall, the Met celebrates African culture, history, and art across the centuries. From Egypt to the Congo, from South Africa to Angola, our galleries feature rarely seen masterpieces of sculpture, jewelry, photography, textiles, and more, reflecting over 4,000 years of artistry.
| The second great era of ancient Egyptian culture was a transformational period of remarkable prosperity and unparalleled change
| The pearl has been a cherished adornment for millennia. Emblematic of classic style and refinement, its lustrous beauty is eternal.
| The graceful tulip features in many diverse works throughout the Metropolitan Museum’s collection, from paintings and textiles to ceramics and stained glass
| Celebrating the creativity and glamour of Sargent's Gilded Age milieu, and the people who inspired him
| Our new store, Paper Project, opens for all print and stationery lovers
| Alongside the stunning couture garments on display in The Costume Institute exhibition China: Through the Looking Glass are intriguing decorative objects known as chinoiserie.
| Editorial Assistant Rachel High sits down with Platon to discuss the catalogue, his work, and the importance of artists as cultural mediators.
| The Met Store presents an exclusive collection of fashion accessories, jewelry, and stationery all commissioned by world-renowned designers to celebrate The Costume Institute’s latest exhibition.
| For two centuries the Deccan region of India was home to a succession of highly cultured Muslim kingdoms with a rich artistic heritage.
| As a shelter against the elements, the umbrella has been an indispensable accessory for thousands of years. The Met’s vast art collection houses a fascinating range of umbrellas and parasols, as well as images of them, from diverse cultures and periods.
| Two sneak peeks of the new opera Paradise Interrupted will be performed in the Temple of Dendur at the Met on Saturday, March 21.