Metropolitan Museum Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche

The Metropolitan Museum of Art , Central Park Friday November 23 2012 9:30 - 21:00
Metropolitan Museum Christmas Tree and Neapolitan Baroque Crèche
Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
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 to a shepherd.
Venue name: The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Contact:
Address: 1000 Fifth Ave
New York
10028
Cross street: at 82nd St
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 $20, students $15, members and children free
Event website: http://metmuseum.org