| 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.
| The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky presents the magnificent Plains aesthetic as it evolved over four centuries. The Met Store has worked with Jaune Quick-to-See Smith to bring contemporary Plains art to the fore.
| The Desert Jewels collection draws upon the rich traditions of the Amazigh people, or Berbers, who live in the North African mountains and deserts of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia.