How Did They Do That?
This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.08-06-2013 12:00:00 08-06-2013 12:00:00 America/New_York How Did They Do That? | 1-4pm This month focuses on Japanese ink and colors. Peek at technique and learn, through handling tools and material, how works of art were created. There will be several 30-minute sessions running from 1-4pm. http://www.nymetroparents.com/2015neweventinfo.cfm?id=137496 Metropolitan Museum of Art Metropolitan Museum of Art
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Venue Description: The Metropolitan Museum of Art accommodates some of the greatest cultural treasures in the world, representing art from around the world and every time period from the Stone Age to the present. The museum houses the finest American art in the world, as well as an impressive collection of European, Greco-Roman, and Ancient Egyptian art. The Egyptian Art gallery includes a whole temple that was shipped to America as a gift.
The Cloisters A branch of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters are devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. The building itself is built with actual chapels, cloisters and other pieces of Gothic and Romanesque architecture. Inside, one can see sculpture, tapestries, magnificent stained-glass windows, and more. The most renowned treasures include the Book of Hours by Jeanne d'Evreux, the Bury St. Edmonds cross, the Chalice of Antioch, and the Unicorn Tapestries. The Cloisters are situated on the beautiful rolling grounds of Fort Tryon Park, which has magnificent views of the Palisades.