Metropolitan Museum of Art - VIRTUAL TOUR WITH CLOSED CAPTIONS

12/05/2020 10:00 am

CLOSED CAPTIONED VIRTUAL EVENTS

Insider Insights—Making The Met: Grappling with Modernism Circa 1929

SATURDAY / DECEMBER 5 10:00–10:30 A.M.

Description:

Laura Corey, Senior Research Associate, European Paintings and the Director's Office, The Met Randall Griffey, Curator, Modern and Contemporary Art, The Met Douglas Eklund, Curator, Photographs, The Met

The landmark year 1929 was a turning point in The Met's engagement with modern art, an area the Museum approached with trepidation and unevenness. Explore transformative acquisitions of paintings and photographs, pioneering design exhibitions, and missed opportunities that shaped the collection for decades to come. 

Please note: This program is prerecorded. Watch on Facebook or YouTube. Note: No login required. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Making The Met, 1870–2020. Insider Insights and captioning are made possible by the Ruth Lapham Lloyd Trust.

Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Closed Captioning, For Visitors with Hearing Loss

UPCOMMING EVENTS

Drop-in Drawing—Landscapes 

SUNDAY / DECEMBER 13 10:00–10:30 A.M.

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Jaqueline Cedar, Teaching Artist, The Met 

Drop in anytime for a virtual session of our popular art-making series and experience The Met collection through creative challenges. This week, explore scale, composition, and light by creating your own landscape inspired by El Greco's View of Toledo. Check out the inspiration image here, grab a pencil and paper, and get started whenever you're ready. 

Please note: This event is prerecorded. Be sure to share your drawing on social media using the hashtag #MetSketch. Watch on YouTube or Facebook. Note: No login required. Captioning is made possible by the Ruth Lapham Lloyd Trust.

Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Closed Captioning, For Visitors with Hearing Loss

 

Drop-in Drawing—Patterns, Symbols, and Fragments 

SUNDAY / DECEMBER 27 10:00–10:30 A.M.

Description:

Padma Rajendran, Teaching Artist, The Met 

Drop in anytime for a virtual session of our popular art-making series and experience The Met collection through creative challenges. This week, celebrate the small things by piecing together paper, fabric, and household items to create a unique pattern. Check out the inspiration image here, grab your materials and some glue, and get started whenever you're ready. 

Please note: This event is prerecorded. Be sure to share your drawing on social media using the hashtag #MetSketch. Watch on YouTube or Facebook. Note: No login required. Captioning is made possible by the Ruth Lapham Lloyd Trust.

Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Closed Captioning, For Visitors with Hearing Loss

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