Starting tomorrow, March 13, the museum’s three locations will shutter.
This gallery talk at the Met Cloisters in New York will focus on knighthood and its hidden secrets in art from medieval times.
Sunil Abraham, a quantitative researcher from Brooklyn, made 87 cutouts from the famous hangings.
Presenting contemporary garments alongside Byzantine and Medieval artworks underlines the visual differences between the two genres of objects.
The museum yokes the spectacle of fashion and the spectacle of Catholicism in its largest costume exhibition to date.
The VR experience accompanying Small Wonders at the Cloisters in New York is an immersive tour through the angels and demons of a tiny 16th-century prayer bead.
On Saturday, the Calder Quartet will perform Morton Feldman’s five-hour String Quartet No. 2 in the Fuentidueña Chapel at the Cloisters.
Playing cards arrived in Europe from Asia sometime in the 14th century, and by 1367 they had their first citywide ban in Bern, Switzerland.
Rings are one of the most personal and oldest human adornments, evolving in complexity with metalwork techniques and the gemstone trade.
The unbroken vista of cliffs and trees on the New Jersey Palisades will be preserved after LG Electronics agreed to redesign their headquarters in a settlement with conservation groups.
Six of the medieval stained-glass windows that usually soar some 60 feet up in England’s Canterbury Cathedral are on their first journey outside of their ecclesiastical home, brought down to a more intimate level in an exhibition at the Cloisters in Upper Manhattan.
The preservation of a natural vista in New Jersey in the face of an intruding development is moving from a local to national concern. The Palisades, that stretch of cliffs and streets viewable from the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Cloisters branch of medieval art, have been protected for decades from any construction over 35 feet in order to maintain the uninterrupted tree line.