The MET 150

The US museum is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its birth on April 13th. Events and exhibitions dedicated to its history and collections will take place throughout 2020.

One of the main events is the ‘Making The Met, 1870-2020‘ exhibition, which traces the history of the institution from its foundation until today through more than 250 works of art.

March 2nd will see the inauguration of the British Galleries, a space of more than a thousand square meters dedicated to decorative arts, drawing and sculpture. More than 700 British works created between 1500 and 1900 will be on exhibition.

Visitors are encouraged to share their experience with the museum by using the #MyMetStory hashtag on social media or by filling out a form available on the site. Contributions will be collected in the Met Stories series.

 

Click here to consult the official website

 

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