The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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  • Address:

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave
    Upper East Side
    New York
    10028

  • Cross Street:

    at 82nd St

  • Venue phone:

    212-535-7710

  • Venue website:

    metmuseum.org

  • Opening hours:

    Mon–Thu, Sun 10am–5:30pm; Fri, Sat 10am–9pm.

  • Transport:

    Subway: 4, 5, 6 to 86th St

  • Price:

    Suggested donation $25, seniors $17, students $12, members and children under 12 free

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    1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
      • 1000 Fifth Ave
        Upper East Side
        New York
        10028
      • 212-535-7710
      • metmuseum.org
      • 40.779144,-73.96277

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"Annual Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche"

Museums & Attractions, Installation, Things to Do

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The institution's yearly stunner is a candlelit, angel- and cherub-adorned spruce that towers above the 18th-century Nativity scene. See site for specific exhibit viewing times.

"Cubism"

Drawing, Mixed media, Painting, Sculpture

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These 80 paintings, collages, drawings and sculptures from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection—all promised gifts to the Met—represent the first time they have been shown in public, offering an opportunity to revisit the seminal early-20th-century movement...

"Cubism"
  1. Until Wed Dec 31
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  3. Suggested donation $25, seniors $17, stu...
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"Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire"

Design

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Widow's weeds from the Victorian and Edwardian period are given the Costume Institute survey treatment, which charts the evolution of funeral fashion from The Napoleonic Wars to WWI.

"Death Becomes Her: A Century of Mourning Attire"
  1. Until Wed Dec 31
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  3. Suggested donation $25, seniors $17, stu...
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"El Greco in New York"

Masterpiece, Painting

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This year marks the 400th anniversary of the death of El Greco (1541–1614), surely one of the most popular of the Old Masters, not only due to the devotional nature of his work, but also because much of it anticipated modern Expressionism (or, more accurately,...

"El Greco in New York"

"In Miniature"

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These tiny British and French paintings are so naturally sensitive to light that they're rarely exhibited. See these little portraits illustrating Great Britain, in the 16th and 17th centuries, and France, from the revolutionary period all the way to...

"Madame Cézanne"

Masterpiece, Painting

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Although Paul Cézanne’s wife was his most frequently painted subject, she’s been given short shrift by art historians, who have tended to focus on the artist’s still lifes, landscapes and figurative studies of bathers. As a remedy, the Met gathers paintings,...

"Madame Cézanne"

Meet the Met

Art & design, History, Things to Do

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  1. Until Sun Dec 21
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  3. $49, one child ticket free with an adult...
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Meet the Met

Art & design, History, Things to Do

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  1. Sun Dec 28
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  3. $49, one child ticket free with an adult...
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Metropolitan Museum Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

Things to Do, Museums & Attractions

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The city’s most elegant tree is an exhibit unto itself, hung with more than 200 18th-century hand-sculpted Neapolitan crèche figures, which are wearing jeweled and embroidered costumes. Many of the ornaments are arranged in pairs, including an angel gesturing...

Metropolitan Museum Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche
  1. Until Tue Jan 6 2015
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  3. Suggested donation $25, seniors $20, stu...
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The New American Wing

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The Met's expansive galleries trace the evolution of American painting, sculpture and decorative arts from colonial days to the early 20th century. Gems include Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze’s iconic 1851 painting Washington Crossing the Delaware, which depicts...

The New American Wing
  1. Until Wed Dec 31
  2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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