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Honey, Wine & Unicorns: MetFridays at The Cloisters

Kim Dramer | Posted 05.31.2016 | New York
Kim Dramer

The stars of MetFridays at The Cloisters are the cloistered gardens, from which The Cloisters gets its name.

My Museum Love Affair

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.20.2016 | New York
Lev Raphael

It's International Museum Day and I'm thinking how lucky I was growing up in Manhattan. My parents took me to art museums there on a regular basis from when I was very young.

5 Free Museums in N.Y.C. (That You've Been Missing out on)

Madelaine D'Angelo | Posted 08.12.2015 | Arts
Madelaine D'Angelo

New York City is an expensive city to live in, and sometimes it's nice to get out into the art world without breaking the bank. From classics like the Cloisters, to some new favorites, we think these are all worth visiting -- or revisiting. Here are a few of our top picks for the best free museums in the City.

The Cloisters: Escape the City in the City

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.05.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The Cloisters is the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art given over to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. With a collection of over 2,000 medieval pieces, the museum's structure is itself part of the exhibit.

Cooking Art History: Cooking Canterbury

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 05.05.2014 | Home
Maite Gomez-Rejon

A few months ago I was asked to develop a class around a group of stained glass windows at the J. Paul Getty Museum from the Canterbury Cathedral.

Search For The Unicorn

Posted 06.02.2013 | Arts

Unicorns are taking over The Metropolitan Museum of Art -- the institute's Hudson River haven, The Cloisters, to be exact. Artworks devoted to the...

5 Favorite Summer Spots in New York

Travelzoo | Posted 07.10.2013 | Travel
Travelzoo

Those of us in Travelzoo's New York office are eagerly awaiting summer and its street festivals, rooftop lounges and concerts at Central Park. However, we're far from the only ones who love these spots, and sometimes we need a break from the crowds.

Where To Go This Weekend: The Cloisters

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Looking for a great weekend day trip? The Cloisters, part of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is only 30 minutes away by subway from Penn Station. T...

Thomas Hoving, Wendy Burden and the End of Elite Privelige?

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Henry Adams

The tea sandwiches were delectable. Those in attendance, mostly establishment types, were mostly stylishly dressed. Mr. Hoving would certainly have approved.

The Art of the Steal: Betraying Dr. Albert Barnes and Future Generations

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michael Henry Adams

Celebrated among aesthetes, the Barnes Foundation comprises a private collection groaning with manifold treasures among which are found African sculptures, Asian prints and Native American ceramics.