Take a virtual tour of Making The Met, 1870–2020 with Steve Martin as your guide. The exhibition features a variety of stories from the museum’s 150 year history told through outstanding works of art from the collection and the voices of the people who have made a lasting impact on the institution. The exhibition is currently on view at The Met Fifth Avenue through January 3, 2021.

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Managing Producer: Kate Farrell
Producers: Melissa Bell, Christopher Alessandrini
Editor: Stephanie Wuertz
Production Coordinator: Bryan Martin
Production Assistant: Rachel Smith
Cinematography: Jonathan Nelson, Barton Cortright, Gabe Jacobs
Music: Austin Fisher


Isamu Noguchi © 2020 The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Yoko Ono © 2020 Yoko Ono © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Richard Avedon © Richard Avedon

Paul Strand © Aperture Foundation, Inc., Paul Strand Archive

Charles Sheeler © The Lane Collection

Ellsworth Kelly © Estate of Ellsworth Kelly

Max Beckmann © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Andy Warhol © 2020 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Romare Bearden © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY

Dennis Hopper © 2020 The Dennis Hopper Trust

Faith Ringgold © Faith Ringgold

El Anatsui Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, NY


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