Published August 29, 2016

Power and Piety

Islamic Talismans on the Battlefield 

Maryam Ekhtiar, Associate Curator, Department of Islamic Art; and Rachel Parikh, Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Fellow, Department of Arms and Armor, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Published June 10, 2016

A Poetic Approach to Devotion

Paintings from Rajasthani and Pahari Courts

The installation Poetry and Devotion in Indian Painting: Two Decades of Collecting celebrates the contributions of Steven M. Kossak, who, as a curator in The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Department of Asian Art from 1986 to 2006, guided the institution in building a significant collection of Indian paintings from the Hindu courts of Northern India with the generous support of several important donors.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Published April 14, 2016

Yemeni Heritage Week

Museums United for Yemen

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, in cooperation with nine other leading museums around the world, is proud to be part of the UNESCO-led international awareness raising campaign, “Yemeni Heritage Week - Museums United for Yemen,” April 24-30, 2016.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Published April 2, 2015

Nicolas M. Salgo: The Legacy of a Passionate Collector

<p>Read two essays by scholars Wolfram Koeppe and Oliver A. I. Botar about Nicolas M. Salgo, the Hungarian-born collector, businessman, and statesmen whose collection of silver is now on view at the Metropolitan Museum in the exhibition <em>Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M. Salgo Collection</em> (April 6–October 25, 2015).</p>
Wolfram Koeppe, Marina Kellen French Curator, Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Oliver A. I. Botar, Professor, Art History, School of Art, University of Manitoba
Published January 9, 2015

A Harmonious Ensemble

Musical Instruments at the Metropolitan Museum, 1884–2014

<p> An account of the history of the Department of Musical Instruments at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1884&ndash;2014.</p>