Synopses & Reviews
The most-visited art museum in America (and New York Citys #1 tourist attraction), The Metropolitan Museum of Art is more popular than ever, welcoming a record 5.7 million visitors in 2011. 365 Days in the Met is a new calendar that brings the museums vast collection to any room of the house. Each months spread is organized around a theme—Egyptian Art, Gardens, Art Nouveau and Art Deco, American Art, Music, The Costume Institute (featuring the “Oyster Dress” from 2011s blockbuster Alexander McQueen exhibit)—with one large image at the top of the page and dozens of smaller pictures in the grid below. The artwork comprises a variety of media and cultural traditions; detailed text every month discusses highlights of the Museums collection. Its like wandering the galleries of the Met without leaving home.