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How Did They Do That? - Metropolitan Museum of Art
Add to Calendar 09-06-2013 09-06-2013 15 How Did They Do That? 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/2014neweventinfo.cfm?id=137497 Metropolitan Museum of Art true DD/MM/YYYY  

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Date: June 09, 2013
Hours: 1-4pm
Ages: All Ages
Price: Free with suggested admission: $25; $17 seniors; $12 students; free for kids younger than 12

Address:
1000 Fifth Ave.
Upper East Side, NY 10028

Phone: 212-650-2217
Website: metmuseum.org

Description: 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.

Venue Description: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, located at 1000 Fifth Ave. on the Upper East Side, 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.

Hours: Friday-Saturdays 9:30am-9pm. Sunday, Tuesday?Thursday 9:30am-5:30pm.

Recommended Admission (includes main building and The Cloisters on the same day): $25; $17 seniors 65 and older; $12 students; free for children under 12 accompanied by an adult. No extra charge for any exhibition. Tickets available at ticketweb.com or 1-800-965-4827.

For more information: 212-535-7710; metmuseum.org

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