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Walking Tour: Collectors and Collecting at the Met

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CourseGraphic In anticipation of the Met’s upcoming 150th anniversary, this lecture explores the history of the museum’s holdings through an in-depth look at the men and women behind the collections, whose contributions created one of the world’s most important artistic institutions.  Moving through the galleries from a number of the Met’s curatorial departments, the lecture will consider the methods and motivations of major philanthropists, including J.P. Morgan, the Rockefeller family, Robert Lehman, Louisine Havemeyer, Jane Wrightsman, Gerald Cantor, and Leonard Lauder among others.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Page Knox 



Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
6/12/2019 - 6/12/2019 Weekly - Wed 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art  Map Page Knox