Latest Metropolitan Museum of Art News

Native American art finally arrives at Met's American Wing

Mar. 13, 2019 10:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time, a major Native American art exhibit is being shown in the American Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, rather than in Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas. "Some visitors were confused about why Native American Art wasn't in the American Wing with other American...

Pritzker Prize, Irish-born architect Kevin Roche dies

Mar. 2, 2019 11:10 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The acclaimed Irish-born architect Kevin Roche has died, leaving his mark on world-class buildings from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and the city's Museum of Jewish Heritage to airports in New York and Washington. A spokesman for his architectural firm says Roche died Friday at 96...

Wintour honors Lagerfeld; Bottega Veneta shows new direction

Feb. 22, 2019 4:29 PM EST

MILAN (AP) — Anna Wintour paid tribute Friday to Karl Lagerfeld's generosity and sense of humor as she presented a new fashion exhibition. Elsewhere in Milan, Versace unveiled its first womenswear collection since the Italian fashion house become part of a U.S. fashion group, and luxury brand Bottega...

Met Museum in NY partners with acclaimed chef

Feb. 6, 2019 12:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is partnering with a Michelin-starred chef. The Met says chef John Fraser will create new dishes to add to the menu for its fourth-floor Dining Room restaurant, which until recently was open only to museum members. The Wall Street Journal...