For a Limited Time Only, You Can Workout at the Met

For a Limited Time Only, You Can Workout at the Met

“When we go to a museum, we’re encouraged to only bring our heads, not our bodies.” Those are the words of Limer Tomer, General Manager of MetLiveArts, which is the performance branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in Manhattan. That sentiment is the impetus...
Fashion Masterworks Exhibit Coming to the Met

Fashion Masterworks Exhibit Coming to the Met

Some criticize fashion design as being something less than “real art” because it seems to be so ephemeral. But fashion, like literature and more traditional art, reflects the events and attitudes of the age in which it was created. Some creators of fashion design have...
Are Museums Becoming More Inclusive?

Are Museums Becoming More Inclusive?

Back in April of 2015, during the opening of the Whitney Museum, Michelle Obama gave an impassioned speech about how museums aren’t very welcoming towards people of color. “You see, there are so many kids in this country who look at places like museums and concert...
Metropolitan Museum Goes Punk

Metropolitan Museum Goes Punk

Last year’s fashion week exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum, Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations, did not fund the success the museum had hoped for. That, combined with the general feel that NYC’s fashion scene has become far too polite and reformed,...
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