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The Met  The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from every corner of the world. Posts by Kimberly Drew (@museummammy), Social Media Manager.


The Met was named the top museum in the world in @TripAdvisor's 2017 Travelers Choice awards for the third year in a row. This past fiscal year, we welcomed 7 million visitors across our three locations—The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Cloisters, and The Met Breuer. #TheMet #TravelersChoice #TripAdvisor @metbreuer

Today is the first day of Fall! A tour de force in its medium, this window in the @metamericanwing portrays the late afternoon sun filtered through rich autumnal foliage. Tiffany Studios (1902–32), Designer: Attributed to Agnes F. Northrop (1857–1953). Autumn Landscape, 1923–24 #TheMet #TiffanyStudios #AutumnalEquinox

Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, began last night. Tomorrow at 5:30pm, visit gallery 371 for Shofar blowing by Marcia Eisenberg. #TheMet #MetLiveArts #RoshHashanah #Shofar #MetMusic

This image of a Museum educator leading a discussion at The Met Cloisters was taken in the 1930s. #TheMet #MetCloisters #TBT #MuseumEducators

The New York Premiere of The Shanghai Peking Opera’s presentation of “Farewell My Concubine” continues this weekend. Visit our website to purchase tickets to their upcoming performances this Friday at 7pm; Saturday at 3pm and 7pm; and Sunday at 12pm and 3pm in The Met’s Astor Court. “Farewell My Concubine” is a co-production of MetLiveArts, Shanghai Peking Opera Company, and Cultural Investment Holdings. It is made possible in part by Shanghai HYM Culture & Media Company. #TheMet #MetLiveArts #FarewellMyConcubine #ShanghaiPekingOpera

Join us for an evening viewing of #RodinatTheMet at our newest @MetMembers event: The Met After Hours. On September 26th from 6-9 pm, Members with Evening Hours, Members with Opening Nights, and Patrons are invited to experience exclusive after-hours access to the collection, with cocktails and small bites available for purchase. Join today. #MetAfterHours

"Simply put: Everything is a high point." —@nytimes on "American Indian Art from the Fenimore Art Museum: The Thaw Collection,” which is on view at The Met Fifth Avenue. #TheMet #ThawCollection

Gallery 824: Renoir and His Contemporaries—Unlike his fellow Impressionists Monet, Pissarro, and Sisley, who concentrated on landscape, Auguste Renoir was primarily a figure painter. This gallery displays several of Renoir's most celebrated portraits and genre paintings, most notably, “Madame Charpentier and Her Children,” which was purchased by the Museum in 1907. Auguste Renoir (French, 1841–1919). Madame Georges Charpentier (Marguérite-Louise Lemonnier, 1848–1904) and Her Children, Georgette-Berthe (1872–1945) and Paul-Émile-Charles (1875–1895), 1878 #TheMet #AugustRenoir #Impressionism

This view of The Marquand Gallery was photographed in 1939. The gallery was named in honor of Henry Gurdon Marquand, the second president of The Metropolitan Museum of Art. #TheMet #fbf

Open tomorrow, "Rodin at The Met" celebrates the centenary of the death of Auguste Rodin (1840–1917) and begins a new chapter in the Museum’s long-standing engagement with Rodin. #TheMet #AugustRodin #RodinatTheMet

Visit The Met Fifth Avenue to view the recently acquired and installed lid of the gilded coffin for the priest Nedjemankh. The coffin’s exterior is sheathed in gold, which—because of its permanent nature—was associated in ancient Egypt with the gods and the divinized dead. According to ancient texts, the use of gold in the coffin would have assisted the deceased being reborn in the next life. Lid and base of a gilded coffin of the priest of Heryshef in Herakleopolis Magna, Nedjemankh, 150–50 BC (Late Ptolemaic Period). From Egypt #TheMet

"Delirious: Art at the Limits of Reason, 1950-1980" opens tomorrow at The #MetBreuer. Artworks in the exhibition explore the embrace of incongruity, irrationality, and disorientation among artists living in Europe, South America, and the United States between 1950 and 1980. #DeliriousMet #MetBreuer @metbreuer #TheMet

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