Celebrate Take Your Dog to Work Day with Torii Kiyonaga's “Pictures of Ten Styles: A Young Woman with a Dog.” [ Met.org Link ]

Featured Artwork of the Day: Torii Kiyonaga (Japanese, 1752–1815) | Pictures of Ten Styles (Jittaiga Fuzoku): A Young Woman with a Dog | ca. 1790–91
Celebrate Take Your Dog to Work Day with Torii Kiyonagas Pictures of
Listen to a new episode of The Memory Palace by Nate DiMeo, the #MetLiveArts podcaster-in-residence.
Listen to a new episode of The Memory Palace by Nate DiMeo

The Memory Palace: Nate DiMeo

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Tonight, celebrate Pride at MetFridays! Join us for a Silent Dance Party with live DJs, a panel discussion about artists and LGBTQIA communities and gallery talks with voices from across the city.
Tonight celebrate Pride at MetFridays Join us for a Silent Dance Party

MetFridays: Pride

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Today from 3-4:30pm, join us in the galleries for Islamic and ancient Near Eastern art for 10-minute chats about works of art from the Middle East.

Curators will discuss examples of the artistic exchange between Iran and Europe, the decoration of royal residences in the 12th and 13th centuries, the animal-filled world of ancient Iran when the first cities first arose, and the visual...
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The Met showcases Islamic art as a response to Trump's Muslim ban

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Maria De Lourdes Quintero
Anne E. Armstrong
"Cypresses" was painted in late June 1889, shortly after Van Gogh began his yearlong stay at the asylum in Saint-Rémy.

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch 1853-1890) | Cypresses | 1889 | [ Met.org Link ]
Cypresses was painted in late June 1889 shortly after Van Gogh began
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Kim Harris
Ronda Carifelle Longard
A librarian reflects on the recent edit-a-thon hosted in Thomas J. Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, which was an opportunity to bring art lovers together to help enrich one of the world's most popular websites—Wikipedia—with images from one of the world's most popular museums—The Met.
A librarian reflects on the recent editathon hosted in Thomas J Watson

Let Them Eat Wiki-Cake: Editing Wikipedia in Watson Library

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Tomorrow at 5:30pm, celebrate Midsummer's Eve at The Met Cloisters and discover our debt to medieval science for its knowledge of the health benefits of herbs. Cloisters lecturers will lead discussions in the gardens and galleries. [ Met.org Link ]

Cloister | late 13th–14th century | [ Met.org Link ]
Tomorrow at 530pm celebrate Midsummers Eve at The Met Cloisters and discover
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John A Van Arsdall
Patricia Gaffney
This painting of Mäda Primavesi depicts a energetic and confident nine-year-old girl and testifies to the sophisticates taste of her parents, who were ardent supporters of progressive Viennese art and design. [ Met.org Link ]

Featured Artwork of the Day: Gustav Klimt (Austrian, 1862–1918) | Mäda Primavesi (1903–2000) | 1912–13
This painting of Mäda Primavesi depicts a energetic and confident nineyearold girl
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Janet Riehle
Amy Underwood
Rockwell Kent was born this day in 1882. Kent studied painting under Robert Henri at the New York School of Art, where his classmates were Edward Hopper and George Bellows. Encouraged by his teacher to see Maine, he visited Monhegan Island in 1905 and built a home and studio there that he used year-round.
Rockwell Kent was born this day in 1882 Kent studied painting under

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Vladimir Livran
Love Quotes and Sayings
Twenty-seven works of art from the “P.S. Art 2017” exhibition will be shown in Times Square for four minutes every hour from Tuesday, June 20, through Friday, June 23. The exhibition, which is on view at The Met Fifth Avenue, features 103 works by students from prekindergarten through the 12th grade in public schools throughout the five boroughs. [ Met.org Link ]
Twentyseven works of art from the PS Art 2017 exhibition will be
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American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner was born this day in 1859. [ Met.org Link ]

Henry Ossawa Tanner | Flight to Egypt | 1923 |
American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner was born this day in 1859
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Susan Stellingwerf Cane
Allie Cat
Celebrate National Selfie Day with Van Gogh's Self-Portrait with a Straw Hat. Short of funds but determined nevertheless to hone his skills as a figure painter, Van Gogh became his own best sitter: "I purposely bought a good enough mirror to work from myself, for want of a model." [ Met.org Link ]

Featured Artwork of the Day: Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890) | Self-Portrait with a Straw...
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Celebrate National Selfie Day with Van Goghs SelfPortrait with a Straw Hat
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Kim Harris
Ernest S. B. Boston
From beach landscapes to flower gardens, from bikinis to summer kimonos—celebrate the Summer Solstice with artworks from the Museum's collections. [ Met.org Link ]

Maurice Brazil Prendergast (American, 1858–1924) | Late Afternoon, Summer | ca. 1900–1905 | [ Met.org Link ]
From beach landscapes to flower gardens from bikinis to summer kimonoscelebrate the
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Gretta Lee
Steve Eaton
“The Body Politic: Video from The Met Collection” opens today. This exhibition will present four works created between 1995 and 2015. Alternately provocative, poignant, and absurdist, all of them explore the relationships among power, performance, and moving images.
The Body Politic Video from The Met Collection opens today This exhibition

The Body Politic: Video from The Met Collection

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There is still time to get your tickets for The Atelier with Alina Cho tomorrow. Don’t miss a chance to learn about the rise of the legendary designer, Michael Kors.
There is still time to get your tickets for The Atelier with

The Atelier with Alina Cho

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Rantie Mame
Enjoy fine food with a view of Central Park in The Dining Room at The Met! Throughout the month of June, Executive Chef Fred Sabo invites you to enjoy a menu of creative food inspired by the Argentinian heritage of artist Adrián Villar Rojas, whose "The Theater of Disappearance" is currently on view on the Cantor Roof. More information: [ Met.org Link ] #FoodMW
Enjoy fine food with a view of Central Park in The Dining
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Mimi Nyhan Deignan
Robert Russell
Today is Juneteenth, the oldest celebration of the end of slavery and a day that commemorates African American freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. [ Met.org Link ]

Artist: Unknown (American) | Sojourner Truth, "I Sell the Shadow to Support the Substance"| 1864
Today is Juneteenth the oldest celebration of the end of slavery and
Deb Kidder
Leigh Flayton
Brian Altonen
Andre Leon Talley interviews Andrew Bolton, Curator in Charge of The Costume Institute, about the design and curatorial vision of “Rei Kawakubo/Comme des Garçons: Art of the In-Between.” #MetSpeaks
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Alexander Ra
Before highways connected us to every part of the United States, traveling by water was often the quickest and safest way to go. For Father’s Day, learn from our #MetKids map about “Fur Traders Descending the Missouri” by George Caleb Bingham, featuring a father and son on a business trip to sell furs. [ Met.org Link ]

George Caleb Bingham (American, 1811–1879) | Fur Traders Descending the...
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Before highways connected us to every part of the United States traveling
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Frank OConnor
Chanie Weiser Kadden
Charles Eames was born this day in 1907. For more than four decades, he and Ray Eames, his wife, helped shape nearly every facet of American life. Read more about their design and influence in this Met Timeline essay.
Charles Eames was born this day in 1907 For more than four

Charles Eames (1907–78) and Ray Eames (1912–88) | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Janice T Garrison
Vladimir Livran