Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Metropolitan Museum Of Art Plans To Renovate Plaza

The museum plans to replace the faulty fountains, crumbling sidewalks and sick trees along its stretch on Fifth Avenue.

02/08/2012

Islamic art on display at the Met. (Credit CBS2)

13 Centuries Of Islamic Culture On Display At The Met

In an event 8-years in the making the Met opened it’s newly renovated Islamic Art Galleries, fifteen in all.

01/22/2012

Nativity Scene at St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY - Dec 2, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Adds Something New To Nativity Scene

It’s a dog in the likeness of a real canine, Lexington, a 15-year-old yellow lab and loyal companion to St. Patrick’s rector Monsignor Robert Ritchie.

12/02/2011

Robert Darling holds a sign that reads "Looking for a wealthy lady to be my wife. Ladies not yet rich but very well off will also be considered." (credit: Robert Darling)

Jersey Shore Man Spends Days In NYC Looking For Wealthy Woman To Be His Wife

Robert Darling has been walking the streets New York City once a week for the almost decade trying to find his future bride.

08/10/2011

Metropolitan Museum OF Art

Museum Scavenger Hunts Ask ‘Who Killed The Curator?’

Murder at the Met is a murder-mystery scavenger hunt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York run by Watson Adventures, a private company offering a series of such games at 27 museums in seven U.S. cities.

07/17/2011

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Eye On New York: European Boxes

One of the exhibits you can see at the Metropolitan Museum of Art right now is a treasure trove of fancy European boxes, telling stories that are centuries old.

07/03/2011

Las Meninas by Velázquez

Eye On New York: On Art

The work of Spanish artist Velázquez rarely enters the market, but you can see his paintings now at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. CBS 2’s Dana Tyler reports.

05/15/2011

Boxes (credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 At The Met: Boxes

Personal and pretty high-end, elaborate boxes created for aristocrats, “Thinking Outside The Box” shows off 400 years worth of 100-over-the-top storage containers of all shapes and sizes at the Met.

02/13/2011

Joan Miro

Centuries Of Art Collide At The MET

Centuries of the past collide on the canvases of surrealist painter Joan Miro. CBS 2’s Dana Tyler takes us to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

01/02/2011

This undated photo provided by the DC Moore Gallery shows painter Jack Levine in New York in December 1988.  Levine, a social realist artist known for skewering the rich and powerful,  died at his home in New York on Monday, Nov. 8, 2010. He was 95. (AP Photo/DC Moore Gallery, Virginia Schendler)

Artist Jack Levine Dies At NYC Home At Age 95

The social realist artist Jack Levine, who skewered the rich and powerful in paintings that echoed Old Masters like Goya and El Greco stylistically, has died. He was 95.

11/09/2010

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NYPD Cops Learn Skills Of Observation — In Museum Art Class

Law enforcement officials are taking a field trip to the museum to sharpen their skills, and it’s not your typical art class.

10/24/2010

Khubilai Khan Exhibit (credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 At The Museum: Khubilai Khan

Dana Tyler takes us to the world of “Khubilai Khan” at the Met, where ancient, imperial art from China, ceramics, gold, silver and textiles of all kinds, are on display

10/24/2010

The Columbus Circle area is seen across Central Park from the roof of the Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York, NY - Sep 24, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

How Hot Was It This Summer?

We talked all summer about how it was unusually hot and the numbers back it up.

09/23/2010

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Guide To The Best Free Places In New York

New York City is one of the most expensive cities in the world, but the fact that it’s an international cultural capital also means it’s not without its high-quality freebies. Following is a quick guide […]

08/17/2010

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