The Met

The Met


The Met presents over 5,000 years of art from every corner of the world.

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Now on view at The #MetBreuer ! 🎨 ✍️ See 50 incredible drawings and watercolors spanning a century, from this 1818 drawing to a 2019 wax-crayon work—all donated by Michael and Juliet Rubenstein in honor of #Met150 . Learn more: #RubensteinCollection 

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Tipping our hat your way: A Thread ? #NationalHatDay  First up, José Guadalupe Posada’s skeleton wearing a hat and having a drink. ? Dying of thirst, mayhaps?

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How's it hangin' up there? ?️ This tricky #TBT  can be traced back to November of 1928 as installers hung paintings in the European galleries. We pinky promise that this precarious practice is a thing of the past! #Met150 

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#TBT to the tech of yesteryear 💾📼📟 ⁣⁣ The Met's #WatsonLibrary  has always been forward-thinking in adopting new technologies—like this 1983 Zentec computer and Innovac, our early electronic library system. 📚 ⁣⁣ Read more library history:

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“Ask and listen” Lowery Stokes Sim—curator, art historian, and former Met staff—shares how she set out to bring new voices, new dialogues, and new artists to The Met’s collection of contemporary art. #BlackHistoryMonth  #Met150  #MetStories 

Your weekly reminder: We're open late on Fridays and Saturdays until 9 pm! See you then 🌙 ✨ Plan your visit at .

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This morning we welcomed Michelangelo, one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles () at The Met. Our celebrity guest came to see the work of an artist who happens to share his name. #MetMichelangelo 

#EzraMiller dressed as the epitome of camp on the #MetGala  red carpet. #MetCamp 

@Zendaya  lights up the red carpet with her magical gown. #MetCamp  #MetGala 

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Rap trio @Migos  make their #MetGala  debut to celebrate #MetKawakubo  in @Versace . #Migos 

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Dressed as the epitome of #MetHeavenlyBodies , @sza  has arrived to the #MetGala  carpet. #SZA 

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From fireworks to chandelier! @katyperry  illuminates the red carpet. #MetGala  #MetCamp  #KatyPerry 

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Who’s ready for #MetCamp ? It’s almost time for the #MetGala ’s red (pink) carpet arrivals...

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