Presentation on theme: "Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City"— Presentation transcript:
1 Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City By: Nathan Jones
2 History Of The MuseumThe Metropolitan Museum of Art was founded in 1870,New York City.The founders included businessmen and financiers, as well as leading artists.
3 What is it Today? Today most people in New York call it the Met. As of 2012 the Met occupies 2 million square feet.Is the largest art museum in the US, and one of the top 10 largest art museums in the world.
4 What Does it Have? Has sculptures from many European artists. Art works from the classical period and Ancient Egypt.Extensive collection of American art.
5 ReflectionThe Metropolitan Art Museum is a great museum that has beautiful pieces of artwork. I will hopefully have the chance to go there one day myself.