The exhibition will showcase the Museum’s renowned collection of modern and contemporary design, including furniture, jewelry, ceramics, glassware and silver, lighting, textiles and fashion. In addition to offering a full range of gift items and accessories for visitors to the Museum, the Met Store will also feature new product lines from the Museum’s own subsidiaries: Publications and Editions, The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and The Met Collection.
“The opportunity to create a stimulating environment in which to view our collection is a hallmark of our work,” said Lisa Dennison, Vice President for Retail Merchandising at The Met Store. “With this exhibition we have an exciting opportunity to show our visitors the ways in which modern design not only influenced the way we live but continues to influence us today.”
New York City is the Mecca for shopping enthusiasts. The city is home to some of the most renowned stores from all over the world, such as Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany’s and Bloomingdale’s among others. The wide range of products that these and other stores feature has made them favorite tourist destinations. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has also been able to cash in on the popularity of these shops by featuring its own store.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store boasts of a wide range of items for sale, including posters, books and postcards. These are sold at reasonable prices making it possible for the general public to purchase them without breaking their bank accounts. The features that have made the store such a hit include:
The museum offers free admission to all visitors
The thousands of items available in the museum shop may be viewed online
The museum sells products that are related to paintings, photos and historical artifacts preserved in its collection
This blog will help you know more about this new exhibition and how you can take advantage of it by purchasing great art pieces at reasonable prices.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has recently opened a new exhibition in their store. The exhibition showcases the works of the Met Store’s top artists about the subject of public art and its impact on existing neighborhoods and communities. The Met Store itself is working with some of its favorite artists to create new pieces for this exhibition, including a sculpture by William Lamson, large-scale installations by KAWS and Sterling Ruby, and hand-painted posters from Mark Grotjahn. The exhibition also features work by established artists to achieve balance in the show’s overall design.
The opening night reception was a great success. It featured live music by DJ Sets from Esthero and Jeff Jank, an open bar with wine, beer and cocktails, hors d’oeuvres from the Met Cafe, as well as raffles throughout the night to win prizes donated by vendors who believe in public art’s power to change communities.
The exhibition will run through August 20th at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Store’s Fifth Avenue location.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store is pleased to announce a new exhibition on the works of renowned American artist, Jasper Johns. Jasper Johns: On the Air will feature over 100 prints and works on paper from the mid-1950s to 1969, ranging from his early maps and targets to his iconic flags.
These works span the breadth of Johns’ artistic career and include many never before shown in this country. The exhibition will be open through January 5, 2013 at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Store’s Madison Avenue location.
The exhibition includes over 60 prints that have been loaned by the following institutions: the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Tate Gallery and Victoria & Albert Museum in London, Kunstmuseum Basel in Switzerland, and the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.
The exhibition will also feature several one-of-a-kind works such as Targets with Four Faces (1959) which was specifically created for this show by Johns using woodblock printing techniques similar to those he employed during his residency at Crown Point Press. Other unique pieces include Drawing for Target with Plaster Casts (1958), a one-of-a-kind work that
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the most popular museums in the world. Its permanent collection includes more than two million works of art, divided into nineteen curatorial departments. Its exhibitions program is equally as diverse and has recently included shows on Pterosaurs and Ancient Greece as well as “Art and Love in Renaissance Italy”. The museum is located at 1000 5th Ave in New York City.
Ongoing programs at The Met include lectures, concerts and symposia, which are open to the public. There are also educational events such as the Art Start program, which allows children access to various workshops throughout the museum. From October 2014 to April 2015, you can also expect to see a new exhibition dedicated to the history of fashion.
This blog will provide information about the museum’s newest exhibition, “The Ancient World”. It will also give tips on visiting The Met, whether it’s your first time or your hundredth. If you’re not from New York but still want to visit the museum, there are travel tips for those who are flying in from out of town. If you’re already a fan of The Met, then this blog will give you some ideas for things you can do during your next visit.*
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s exhibition of Ancient Egyptian art is open from June 25th until September 8th. The exhibition will feature objects from the museum’s Egyptian collection, many of them never before seen by the public.
The opening week of the exhibition will feature a wide range of activities including a performance by the Harpist Duo, a lecture and book signing event with John Taylor on June 26th, and a concert by Ramzi Yassa on June 27th.
The exhibition is divided into two parts. The first part, Ancient Egypt: Land of Eternity, explores the beliefs that ancient Egyptians held regarding death, afterlife and burial practices. Visitors will have an opportunity to travel to Egypt’s capital city Memphis to hear King Narmer debate his rivals at court; they will also be able to visit the Valley of Kings and see mummies brought to life through virtual reality experiences. The second part, Treasures in Miniature: Egyptian Jewelry from the Collection of Marjorie Merriweather Post, is being organized for the first time in collaboration between The Met and Mar-A-Lago Collections Trust. This portion of the exhibition explores how jewelry was used as a way to express religious beliefs in ancient Egypt. It features over 100 works made from different materials including precious
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s new exhibition, “Here Is New York,” opened last week and will be on display until February 18th. This is a great exhibition that showcases the city’s rich history as well as the many different cultures and societies that are a part of it. The main focus of the exhibition is on the Great Depression era, which saw a multitude of changes occurring within New York City that shaped what was to come.
So, if you’re in the city, or plan to be in the city anytime soon, make sure you check out this great exhibition and visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s website for more information.