The Met expects to resume the gala and other special events next year.
“About Time: Fashion and Duration” marks the Met Museum’s 150th anniversary and is sponsored by Louis Vuitton.
Andrew Bolton, head curator of the Met’s Costume Institute, is to conceive the showcase, according to sources.
The collection of the Count and Countess de Ribes will go under the hammer in separate sales in December and next spring.
Next year will mark the 150th anniversary of the museum.
E!’s broadcast team features Giuliana Rancic, Brad Goreski, Zanna Roberts Rassi and Elaine Welteroth.
See who’s attending, which designers are dressing the red carpet and a look at the Costume Institute’s upcoming exhibit.
“Camp: Notes on Fashion” will open to the public on May 9 at the Fifth Avenue museum and will run through Sept. 8.
The one-year project is being financed by a 2.5-million-euro gift from Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman and his wife, Christine.
Effective immediately, Andrew Bolton assumes the title of Wendy Yu curator in charge of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute.