Price Changes at the Met

One of the perks of going to Manhattan College is that the city is just a subway ride away. From there, the possibilities are endless, and adventures are right around the corner; one of them being The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since the museum opened, their admissions program has accommodated everyone, from families, to foreigners and to broke college kids by maintaining a pay-as-you-wish policy. … Continue reading Price Changes at the Met

Hop, Skip and a Jump: The Cloisters

by ROSE BRENNAN, Staff Writer For any art, music or history enthusiast at Manhattan College, there are few better ways to spend an afternoon than at The Cloisters Museum of Art. Located at 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, adjacent to Fort Tryon Park in Upper Manhattan, The Met Cloisters is a beautiful place to spend an afternoon, especially for those who don’t want to take the trek … Continue reading Hop, Skip and a Jump: The Cloisters

“Psycho Barn” Adds Mystery and Horror to The Met

The rooftop garden at The Met is currently showing a quite different form of art, a haunting multi-story home they like to call “Psycho Barn.” The exhibition sits atop the otherwise calm and serene rooftop. The “Psycho Barn” is the mixture of a classic barn, red panels and white lining, but in the style of the house from Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film “Psycho.” While this … Continue reading “Psycho Barn” Adds Mystery and Horror to The Met

Cubism on Display at The Met

When visiting the Upper East Side’s cavernous Metropolitan Museum of Art, it is often daunting to choose where to start. Museum mainstays such as the diverse collections of Egyptian artifacts and Impressionist-era paintings are all worth the trip. However, a temporary and soon-to-be-ending exhibit on the Cubist period of modern art should immediately move to the top of your list of destinations. Made possible by a … Continue reading Cubism on Display at The Met

Fresh at the Met

As summer draws to a close, museums around the city are cleaning out the old and bringing in the new. Here’s a look at the most recent exhibitions on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Thomas Struth: Photographs This exhibit portrays why Thomas Struth is perhaps the most influential photographer of the last half century and one of the key figures in bringing photography … Continue reading Fresh at the Met