Call for Submissions: Metropolitan Museum Journal

The Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed Metropolitan Museum Journal invites submissions of original research on works of art in the Museum’s collection. There are two sections in the Journal: Articles and Research Notes. Articles contribute extensive and thoroughly-argued scholarship. Research Notes typically present a concise, neatly bounded aspect of ongoing investigation, such as a new acquisition or attribution, or a specific, resonant finding from technicalContinue reading “Call for Submissions: Metropolitan Museum Journal”

CONF: An Abbey Between Two Worlds San Nicolò in San Gemini and the Dislocation of Monumental Artworks in the first Half of the 20th Century (8-9 June 2018)

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Abbey’s restoration (1967-2017), the conference will address the phenomenon of legal exportation and reinstallation of monumental complexes and oversized artworks in the first half of the 20th century. The Abbey’s portal, which arrived in the United States in 1936 and stands today at the entrance of the medieval collection ofContinue reading “CONF: An Abbey Between Two Worlds San Nicolò in San Gemini and the Dislocation of Monumental Artworks in the first Half of the 20th Century (8-9 June 2018)”

#MetGala In All Its Glory

We’ve now had a week to digest the photos, the fashion, and the inevitable memes of Met Gala 2018. Hopefully a week has been enough time to take in the weird, wonderful, and worshipful experience that was this year’s annual fundraiser for the Metropolitan Museum’s Costume Institute. Each year the gala’s theme is based onContinue reading “#MetGala In All Its Glory”

10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions this Summer

The end of term is in sight and the days are getting longer. And that means we’re all daydreaming of summer. Whether your summer plans call for research or relaxation, take advantage of some stellar temporary exhibitions happening around the globe that are highlighting the production, context, and craftsmanship of medieval art. These exhibitions areContinue reading “10 Must-See Temporary Exhibitions this Summer”

Event: ICMA Study Days in New York and Baltimore

Date: Sunday 20 November 2016 – Tuesday 22 November 2016 In collaboration with Gerhard Lutz and Forum Medieval Art from Germany, the ICMA is co-sponsoring study days in New York and Baltimore in connection with these two exhibitions: Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art A Sense of Beauty: MedievalContinue reading “Event: ICMA Study Days in New York and Baltimore”

Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Research/Collections Specialist Fellowships

The Metropolitan Museum of Art announces two new positions funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Curatorial Research/Collections Specialist Fellows will provide scholarly support for the curatorial program through focused art historical research and cataloguing of the Museum’s permanent collection. The Curatorial Research Fellows will work with a curatorial mentor to learn best practicesContinue reading “Andrew W. Mellon Curatorial Research/Collections Specialist Fellowships”