Exhibition Tour—Making the Met, 1870–2020, Narrated by Steve Martin | Met Exhibitions

Take a virtual tour of Making The Met, 1870–2020 with Steve Martin as your guide. The exhibition features a variety of stories from the museum’s 150 year history told through outstanding works of art from the collection and the voices of the people who have made a lasting impact on the institution.


Listen to the full exhibition audio guide here:

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The exhibition is made possible by the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation.

Lead corporate sponsorship is provided by Bank of America.

Production Credits:

Managing Producer: Kate Farrell
Producers: Melissa Bell, Christopher Alessandrini
Editor: Stephanie Wuertz
Production Coordinator: Bryan Martin
Production Assistant: Rachel Smith
Cinematography: Jonathan Nelson, Barton Cortright, Gabe Jacobs,
Music: Austin Fisher


Isamu Noguchi © 2020 The Isamu Noguchi Foundation and Garden Museum, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.
Yoko Ono © 2020 Yoko Ono
© 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
Richard Avedon © Richard Avedon
Paul Strand © Aperture Foundation, Inc., Paul Strand Archive
Charles Sheeler © The Lane Collection
Ellsworth Kelly © Estate of Ellsworth Kelly
Max Beckmann © 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
Andy Warhol © 2020 Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Romare Bearden © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY
Dennis Hopper © 2020 The Dennis Hopper Trust
Faith Ringgold © Faith Ringgold
El Anatsui Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, NY


Art Heritage, 1960, Chevron


National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Gallery Archives. The Edith A. Standen Papers.

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