Making the Met with Curator Laura Corey
Time: 5:30 pm-6:30 pm
The exhibition Making The Met, 1870–2020 was planned as the centerpiece of The Metropolitan Museum’s 150th-anniversary celebrations and scheduled to open in March until the Museum had to shut down in response to the outbreak of COVID-19. After an unprecedented closure of over five months, The Met and the exhibition opened on August 29th. Making The Met features more than 250 superlative works of art of nearly every type, from visitor favorites to fragile treasures that can only be placed on view from time to time. Organized around transformational moments in the evolution of the Museum’s collection, buildings, and ambitions, the exhibition reveals the visionary figures and cultural forces that propelled The Met in new directions. Laura Corey, one of the co-curators of the exhibition, will lead this virtual tour through the history of the Museum from its founding through the pivotal events of 2020. Please register here and we will email you the zoom link a few days before the program.
Registration is closed for this event.