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Met Museum Admissions Policy Leads to Artists’ Response in NYT

Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Met Museum Receives $80 Million Gift

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

Met Museum Sees Impressive Gains to Traffic After Open Access Initiative

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Met Museum Turns Over Ancient Bull’s Head Thought to be Looted

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Man Defaces Artwork at Met Museum

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017

NYT Reflects on Current State of Met Museum, Tenure of Thomas Campbell

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Met Museum’s Budget Woes Profiled in NYT

Monday, February 6th, 2017

Met Museum Takes Deep Perspective on New Modern and Contemporary Focus

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Met Museum Reports Over Six Million Visitors This Year

Monday, July 28th, 2014

Museum Dedicated to Judy Chicago Gets Pushback in Her Hometown

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

Metropolitan Museum Taps Andrea Bayer as Deputy Director for Collections and Administration

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

New York – Alberto Giacometti at Guggenheim Museum Through September 12th, 2018

Monday, September 10th, 2018

Max Hollein to Become Next Director of Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces New Endowment for Modern and Contemporary Art Curatorship

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Met Appoints President Daniel H. Weiss to Run Museum

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

Former Met Curator Analyzes Recent Issues at Museum

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

Collector Rewarded with Meticulous Reproductions of Works Donated to Nelson-Atkins Museum

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

The Met Receives Major Loan from Pergamon Museum’s Collection of Hellenistic Work

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

New York – Dan Graham and Günther Vogt: “The Roof Garden Commission” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Through November 2nd, 2014

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Major Cubism Exhibition Scheduled For Fall at Metropolitan Museum

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Metropolitan Museum of Art President Announces Plans to Step Down

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

New York – “Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Through September 22nd, 2013

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Met Plans Conference of Museum Directors

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

New York – “Matisse: In Search of True Painting” at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, through March 17th, 2013

Sunday, March 17th, 2013
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United States Artists Reveals 2019 Fellows List

January 22nd, 2019

Juliana Huxtable, There Are Certain Facts that Cannot Be Disputed (2015), via Rae Wang for Art ObservedChicago nonprofit United States Artists has released its list of 2019 fellows, each receiving an unrestricted $50,000 cash prize, including filmmaker Nuotama Frances Bodomo (who was featured in ARTnews’s “Africa Now” issue), Juliana Huxtable, Wu Tsang and Simone Leigh
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Met Reviewing Gift Acceptance Policies After Sackler Lawsuit

January 22nd, 2019

Sackler Wing of The Met, via Art NewspaperFollowing the ongoing controversy involving the Sackler family’s gifts to many American institutions and their ties to the drug OxyContinn, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is re-assessing its gift acceptance policy, the Art Newspaper reports. “The Sackler family has been connected with The Met for more than a half century,” says museum president Daniel Weiss. “The Met is currently engaging in a further review of our detailed gift acceptance policies, and we will have more to report in due course.”
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Haus der Kunst Appoints Commission of Experts to Oversee Museum

January 22nd, 2019

Haus der Kunnst, via Art NewspaperMunich’s Haus der Kunst has appointed an expert commission to oversee programming and strategy following turbulent months after the departure of Okwui Enwezor. The commission will “support the curatorial team and play an advisory and monitoring role concerning both content and feasibility of planned projects,” according to a statement. 
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