Metropolitan Museum of Art

Yesterday, the Metropolitan Museum of Art opened a new exhibition called Making Marvels: Science and Splendor at the Courts of Europe. Featuring 170 “exquisite and entertaining” objects, including clocks, scientific instruments, sculpture, and more, the exhibition highlights how art,

It is perhaps inevitable that our quarterly roundup of books about books is heavy on heavy books, i.e. oversized, coffee-table tomes, the kind you might give or wish to receive as a holiday gift. Nevertheless, all are useful and beautiful additions to a book lover’s shelves.

New York — The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today an exceptional bequest of over 375 works from the late Jayne Wrightsman (1919–2019), Trustee Emerita and one of the most generous Benefactors in the Museum's history. The bequest includes significant gifts to the departments of Drawings and Prints, European Paintings, and European Sculpture and

New York — The emergence of etching on paper in Europe in the late 15th and early 16th centuries—when the technique moved out of the workshops of armor decorators and into those of printmakers and painters—was a pivotal moment that completely changed the course of printmaking. Opening October 23, The

As we countdown to the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing this July, several libraries and museums are setting their sights on lunar topics.