Traditional Indian Paining of gray elephtant.

Elephant Soul, Indian Brush

Take a closer look at the Asian elephant through the eyes of Indian court painters
Group portrait of members of the Second Baptist Church in Detroit, Michigan. Congregation poses in front of church building located at 441 Monroe Street; commercial buildings in background. Inset portrait of the Reverend Robert L. Bradby. Handwritten on front:

Discovering My Roots

Unearthing my family history through James Van Der Zee and Harvey Cook Jackson's photography.
Mildred Beltré and Oasa DuVerney smile during their interview about Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine's family portraits project.

Family Portraits with Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine | Civic Practice Partnership 2023–2025

Brooklyn Hi-Art! Machine, co-founded by Mildred Beltré and Oasa DuVerney, explores art-making as a community-building tool.

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An image of two young figures sitting on the branch of a birch tree. The top and bottom portions of the image are blurred, drawing attention to the in-focus face of the figure on the left.

“Birches” by Robert Frost: An Optical Poem, 2024 | From the Vaults

“When I see birches bend to left and right / Across the lines of straighter darker trees, / I like to think some boy’s been swinging them.” On April 7, 1955, Robert Frost delivered a poetry reading at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

collage of a harlem block with two buildings. A jazz band plays and children also play on the street.

The Sounds of The Block

How does the rediscovery of an audio component for Romare Bearden’s monumental collage transform our understanding of it?
Model wearing a white silky outfit and a silver and gold embroidered jacket designed by Yves Saint Laurent

Yves Saint Laurent: When Fashion Meets Art

On the 40th anniversary of Yves Saint Laurent’s exhibition at The Met, we revisit the connection between fashion and art.
Person filming speaker on their cellphone

Sam iz Dat

Independent art publishing by Chinese-speaking creators.
Gorgeous outdoor shot of Italian gardens

“A Library with Rooms Attached for Living”

A librarian’s dream trip to Florence, Italy.
Ketubah with ornate floral pattern

The Art of Love in the Ketubah

Explore our collection of books and exhibition catalogs on Jewish marriage contracts.