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Metropolitan Museum of Art delays its reopening

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When the Metropolitan Museum of Art announced its closure, on March 12, the expectation was that it would be able to reopen by mid April. As the months passed and the curve did not flatten, the reopening was delayed many times — to mid May, July 1, and, more recently, mid August. The Met also cancelled all its events for 2020. 

The Met Now Expects to Be Closed Almost All Summer—and It Just Canceled All Events Through 2020 (Meaning No Met Gala). Artnet.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Announces Plan to Reopen at the End of Summer. Spectrum News.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art plans to reopen in August. 6sqft.

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Published in 29/05/2020

Updated in 19/02/2021

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