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The western Sahel—a vast region in Africa just south of the Sahara Desert that spans what is today Senegal, Mali, Mauritania, and was the birthplace of a succession of influential polities. Fueled…

To mark the 150th anniversary of The Met’s incorporation, directors have planned a wide range of activities and events over the next several months, including an immersive exhibit about the museum’s…
Arte del mar: Artistic Exchange in the Caribbean presents a stunning narrative of creativity from the ancestral cultures that encircled the Caribbean Sea in the millennia before European colonization.
The mahout (elephant keeper), the turbaned Ottoman warriors, and the crowning crescent all allude to the Eastern origins of the elephant.
Making Marvels is the first exhibition in North America to highlight the important conjunction of art, science, and technology with entertainment and display that was essential to European court…
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced that The Costume Institute’s spring 2020 exhibition will be About Time: Fashion and Duration, on view from May 7 through September 7, 2020.
At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Curator-in-Charge of the Met Department of Arms and Armor Pierre Terjanian takes an absolutely out of his mind Adam Savage through the museum's historic and…
Exploring the history of St Michael Defeating the Devil by the Master of Belmonte from 1450-1500.