More than 280 images from The Metropolitan Museum of Art have been added to the Digital Library. This latest release brings the total number of images from The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s encyclopedic collections currently available in the Digital Library to more than 9,000. These new images have also been added to the Images for Academic Publishing (IAP) program, which now makes available free-of-charge more than 6,700 images as high-resolution downloads for scholarly publications.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the most comprehensive art museum in the western hemisphere with more than two million works of art in its permanent collection. It was founded in 1870 with a mission to collect, preserve, and display works of art spanning 5,000 years of world culture from every part of the globe, and to educate the public about art.

To view The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection: go to the Artstor Digital Library, browse by collection, and click “The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection;” or, if you are at your institution or have an Artstor account, simply follow this link: http://library.artstor.org/library/collection/metmuseum. To search for IAP images that may be used for academic publications, keyword search for: “mma iap”.

For more detailed information about this collection, visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection page. For additional information about using IAP images for scholarly publications, please see the Images for Academic Publishing page.

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