Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

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Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

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1870-

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, NY was founded in 1870 by a group of American businessmen, financiers, leading artists, and thinkers, who wanted to create a museum to bring art and art education to the American people. Its collections date from prehistory through the present day and come from all parts of the world.

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US.20200118.015

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  • Clipboard

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  • EAC

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