Thursday, December 24, 2020

Celebrating the Holidays at The Met: Five Things to Know

The Editorial Team, Digital Department
The Christmas tree and Neapolitan Baroque crèche at The Met as installed in gallery 305
New York City has many famous Christmas trees: Rockefeller Center, the New York Stock Exchange, and Bryant Park, to name a few. But one of the most beloved trees is certainly the great evergreen that stands in the Medieval Sculpture Hall at The Met, decorated with exquisite eighteenth-century angels and Nativity figures that welcome viewers from all over the world. This year's tree, on view through January 6, carries on that tradition. Before you visit, here are five things to know about the annual presentation and the other festive installations on view this season. [More]
Some of the many crèche figures that adorn the Christmas tree at The Met.