Metropolitan Museum of Art

Photo by: zz/John Nacion/STAR MAX/IPx 2020 8/27/20 The Metropolitan Museum of Art in Midtown Manhattan reopened to members on August 27, 2020 as certain restrictions are eased as part of the Phase 4 Reopening in New York City during the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. Museums and cultural institutions in and around the city have been closed since mid-March due to the ongoing pandemic. The fourth phase reopening allows outdoor arts and entertainment, sporting events without fans, and certain media productions. The museum reopens to the general public on Saturday, August 29th. (NYC)

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art to Offer Behind-the-Scenes View With PBS

The documentary series also examines diversity and how some of the museum’s holdings were acquired.

clock May 16, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

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Zandra Rhodes Seeing Only Blue Skies With Happy Socks

The London-based designer also has a new deal with Ikea and has been busy organizing her archives.

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Model Betty Bridges in Tijuca, Brazil, wearing a Claire McCardell swimsuit. Photography by Louise Dahl-Wolfe, color proof, featured in Harper’s Bazaar, May 1946.

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American Sportswear Pioneer Claire McCardell to Be Celebrated in Children’s Book, Coloring Book and Bronze Statue

Debra Scala Giokas, a first-time children’s book author, aims to introduce children and adults to Claire McCardell.

clock March 31, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

This Paul Poiret evening dress circa 1926 opens the show.

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The Roaring ’20s and Swinging ’60s Are Explored in New Exhibition

The exhibition was created remotely by grad students and is available digitally.

clock March 15, 2021Rosemary Feitelberg

A glimpse of “About Time: Fashion and Duration” at The Met’s Costume Institute.

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Designing ‘About Time’ at The Met’s Costume Institute to Be Focus of Virtual Talk

Bolton and Devlin will discuss the design of The Costume Institute’s current exhibition.

clock December 21, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

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Vans x MoMA to Release Its Second Drop

The second drop channels Edvard Munch, Jackson Pollock, Lyubov Popova and Faith Ringgold as inspiration.

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Visitors to “About Time” will hear the tick-tock of the Es Devlin-designed pendulum.

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The Met Unveils ‘About Time: Fashion and Duration’ With Virtual Walk-through

The annual media preview for the Costume Institute’s exhibition usually attracts hundreds to the Upper East Side museum.

clock October 26, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

A panoramic view of “About Time: Fashion and Duration" at The Met.

Fashion Features

‘About Time: Fashion and Duration’ Examines Enduring Styles Since The Met Was Founded

The subjectivity of time is explored in many directions in the Costume Institute’s new show.

clock October 26, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Naomi Campbell, Spring 1994.

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Naomi Campbell, Iman and Bethann Hardison Discuss Racial Inequality

The panelists discussed some of the discrimination they have faced in their careers.

clock September 9, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

September 3, 1998, Southfield, Michigan, USA: SANDY SCHREIER at her home in Southfield, Michigan in 1998. Sandy Schreier's collection of 20th century fashion represents the largest and finest private collection in the world. New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and other museums as well, are planning to present  entire exhibitions of this collection. (Credit Image: © Susan Tusa /Detroit Free Press via ZUMA Wire)

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The Met Plans to Reopen Aug. 29, Will Extend Sandy Schreier Exhibition

The Fifth Avenue museum plans to reopen with reduced hours and at 25 percent of its normal capacity.

clock July 17, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Lady Gaga arrives on the red carpet for the 2019 Met Gala, the annual benefit for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute, in New York, New York, USA, 06 May 2019. The event coincides with the Met Costume Institute's new spring 2019 exhibition, 'Camp: Notes on Fashion', which runs from 09 May until 08 September 2019.Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of Camp: Notes on Fashion, Arrivals, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA - 06 May 2019

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This Year’s Met Gala Is Called Off; ‘About Time: Fashion and Duration’ Still On

The Met expects to resume the gala and other special events next year.

clock May 19, 2020Misty White Sidell and Rosemary Feitelberg

Artists of all disciplines are eligible for the grants.

Fashion Scoops

Artists and Fashion Designers Can Apply for $5,000 Grants From Artists Relief Fund

With the average artist, painter, sculptor or illustrator earning $58,370 annually, many artists are seeking financial assistance due to the shutdown.

clock April 8, 2020Rosemary Feitelberg

Lizzo and Marc JacobsCostume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of Camp: Notes on Fashion, Arrivals, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA - 06 May 2019

Media

The Met Gala Has Been Postponed

Anna Wintour made the announcement at the same time as criticising President Trump’s response to COVID-19.

clock March 16, 2020Kathryn Hopkins

The Museums, Institutes and Fashion Schools Impacted by the Coronavirus

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Coronavirus Pandemic: The NYC Museums, Cultural Institutions and Fashion Schools Temporarily Closing

A number of art, fashion and entertainment institutes have closed in response to the outbreak.

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Models on the catwalkTomo Koizumi show, Runway, Fall Winter 2019, New York Fashion Week, USA - 08 Feb 2019

Designer and Luxury

Next LVMH Prize Winner Is Probably Famous Already on Instagram

The list of 20 semifinalists includes many brands that owe their burgeoning notoriety to social media and influencers.

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