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A New York Socialite is brought up to be cultured, educated and to love and be passionate about the arts. There is no greater appreciation than support and patronage of museums. While it does not always require a wing be named after a socialite family, love of art can be expressed in a multitude of ways. This blog is an expression for the love of art in New York Museums. You can even call it a passion.

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What is the price for visiting the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York???

I’ve always heard that to visit the Met is a donation based admission. I looked on their website and it tells you the admission cost, however it does not say that it is a suggested donation. I was wondering if you go do you have to pay the full price or can you give what ever you want?? Its just that the cost to go to the city is so much that I want to try and save as much as possible.

i haven’t been there in a while but i remember that when i went you could even give 10 cents and they would let you in. don’t give 10cents try to give a few dollars and you’ll be able to go in.

Are cameras allowed in the metropolitan museum of art, New York?


Yes, but no flash or video cameras allowed.

Is there a train station near the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City?

Not a subway. Interested in a passenger train like Amtrak.

The closest passenger train station to the Met is Grand Central, which is on 42nd st and on Park and Lexington Avenues.

However, Amtrak stops at Penn Station.

The Met is on 5th Avenue right near 82nd st. I suggest that if you take a train that stops at Grand Central, when you exit Grand Central, take a 4,5 or 6 train up to 86th st, or take the 6 to 77th st. If you get off at 77th st, walk West to 5th Avenue, and then walk North along 5th Avenue until you get to the Met.

If you get off at 86th st, walk West towards 5th Avenue, and then walk South on 5th Avenue until you get to the Met.

If you do take Amtrak to Penn Station, do this:

Take either the 1,2,3,A,C or E up to 4nd St. Times Square.

Transfer to either the 7 or the Grand Central Shuttle.

Get off the 7 or the Shuttle at Grand Central. From there, transfer to an uptown bound 4,5 or 6 train, and then follow the directions as mentioned above.

Edit* To the answerer above me, MOMA stands for the Museum Of Modern Art, not for the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Met for short)

Can I enter the metropolitan museum gift shop without paying the museum entrance fee?

I just want to buy a gift for my friend there, and i don’t intend to see the museum. is there a separate entrance or a pass to get there or something?

I’m talking about the metropolitan museum of art in New York City

Yes

Has anyone ever heard of this art book?

I was at the Metropolitan Museum of Art a while back and in their gift shop they had a book (I think it was in the 18th Century section) about love affairs depicted throughout history. I can’t remember the title. If memory serves, I believe it had a royal purple cover with a pen and ink drawing of a couple. Has anyone heard of it?

There have actually been a few books — maybe more — on great romances depicted in art.

What I suggest is that you contact the Met store and ask for help. See the site below.

The Chung Family goes to the MET in NYC

2 The Chung Family goes to the MET in NYCWell .. afterwards I asked my kids what they liked best .. answer.
The Shop …

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Banksy vs Bristol Museum – Metropolitan Peace

2 Banksy vs Bristol Museum   Metropolitan PeaceBanksy has done his pet shop animatronics exhibition before in New York.
Look up ‘Banksy New York Pet Shop’ to search and check

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7662627.stm

Banksy’s website with video

http://www.banksy.co.uk/

Pics I took

http://www.facebook.com/photos/?ref=sb#/album.php?aid=132229&id=677485096

One website

http://entertainment.timesonline.co.uk/tol/arts_and_entertainment/visual_arts/article6487376.ece

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Sean Plays With Jacob’s Ladder Toy

2 Sean Plays With Jacobs Ladder ToyIn the Metropolitan Museum of Art Gift Shop.

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Behind the Scenes: Julien d’Ys Creates Heads and Wigs for The Model as Muse

2 Behind the Scenes: Julien dYs Creates Heads and Wigs for The Model as MuseLearn more about the exhibition “The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion,” on view at the Met May 6 – August 9, 2009: http://tinyurl.com/dhkqk9

Julien dYs, working in his Lower Manhattan studio, designs heads and wigs for the exhibition “The Model as Muse: Embodying Fashion.” The artist talks about his creative process, his inspiration, and his own muses as he prepares for the exhibition, on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art May 6 through August 9, 2009.

Heads and wigs created and styled by Julien dYs and the Tamaris team.

Produced and Directed by Christopher Noey
Director of Photography: Jessica Glass
Editor: Kate Farrell
Production Assistant: Angela Kim

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Suzannah B. Troy with love from The Metropolitan Museum NYC

2 Suzannah B. Troy with love from The Metropolitan Museum NYChttp://www.metmuseum.org/ With love from Suzannah from The Met Museum. I am over exhausted as if I am “post traumatic stressing” yet I love my youtube pals from across the USA and abroad so this is for you with love.

I even mention Mickey Rourke because I have so many people that admire his raw talent and I am wearing that funny thrift shop hat of mine because I am having a bad hair day.

http://gallery.me.com/suzannahbtroy#100037/IMG_0160_2&bgcolor=black

photo of Edgar in this series and on my blog
thanks, love and a big hug,
Suzannah B. Troy

ps Sad news serious cuts to the Met
http://www.crainsnewyork.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090312/FREE/903129968/1044

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