Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Heavenly Bodies Part 3 "The Vatican"

The diplomatic and liturgical coup of “Heavenly Bodies” is in the Anna Wintour Costume Center, which features nearly four dozen articles of clothing and other regalia of recent popes, lent from the Sistine Chapel Sacristy. The church obliged the Met to keep the religious garments separate from the fashion objects, and they wanted a clean display, as the vestments are still in use. 
Just beautiful 

It is so amazing these items were preserved for us to see all these years later 

Very cool keys 

Wonderful to see in person 

This is really gorgeous 

This was really wonderful to see and so much detail and beauty 

All Current Exhibitions Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination
At The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters
MAY 10–OCTOBER 8, 2018

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Galleries 300–306, 955, and 980–981, and at The Met Cloisters in Galleries 1–10, and 13–20

The Met Fifth Avenue 
Open Seven Days a Week

For visitors from outside New York State:
Adults $25
Seniors (65 and over) $17
Students $12
Members and Patrons Free
Children (under 12) Free
General admission tickets include exhibitions and are valid for three consecutive days at The Met Fifth Avenue, The Met Breuer, and The Met Cloisters.

Sunday–Thursday: 10 am–5:30 pm*
Friday and Saturday: 10 am–9 pm*

Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and the first Monday in May. Friday evenings are made possible by the Ruth Lapham Lloyd Trust. Saturday evenings are made possible by the William H. Kearns Foundation.

*Galleries are cleared 15 minutes before closing.

The Met Cloisters
99 Margaret Corbin Drive
Fort Tryon Park
New York, NY 10040
Phone: 212-923-3700

Open Seven Days a Week
March–October: 10 am–5:15 pm
November–February: 10 am–4:45 pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1

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