Little Rock Look Back: Members Preview of Arkansas Arts Center on May 16, 1963

Two days before the Grand Opening of the Arkansas Arts Center, the institution’s members were given a sneak preview. On May 16, 1963, at 8:00pm, members were given a preview of the opening exhibition: Five Centuries of European Painting. 141 more words


#MetGala In All Its Glory

We’ve now had a week to digest the photos, the fashion, and the inevitable memes of Met Gala 2018. Hopefully a week has been enough time to take in the weird, wonderful, and worshipful experience that was this year’s annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute. 947 more words


Study of Drawings and Paintings of Georgio Morandi

“One can travel this world and see nothing. To achieve understanding, it is necessary not to see many things, but to look hard at what you do see.” 734 more words

Looking At Artists During Part 3

How to Use the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Collection Listing API

The Met has an Open Access Policy which is that the museum makes public domain art images in their collection easily available for download. And that’s great if you want to use their website. 1,438 more words


Mirό: The Dutch Interiors Exhibition

One of the best exhibits I have ever seen was at the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Mirό: The Dutch Interiors Exhibition.  Joan Mirό was a Spanish surrealist painter known for his collages and whimsical style. 489 more words


What to Wear? Perfumes for the Met's "Heavenly Bodies" Show

This week, the exhibition “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” opens at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The preview images are sumptuous, to say the least. 962 more words


Met Gala "Heavenly Bodies"

This year’s Met Gala theme “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” found last nights gala red carpet opening filled with fashionably Heavenly Creatures, ascending the stairs in ceremonial style. 279 more words