Secrets of the Metropolitan Museum Tour - New York

ASMALLWORLD presents this unique opportunity to discover the secrets of the Metropolitan Museum of Art with a private tour led by a former security guard.

ASW Events Team
ASMALLWORLD invites members and guests to join Ambassador Sunny Cervantes for a unique Guided Tour at at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Come and discover the secret of the museum with Patrick Bringley, former security guard for the Metropolitan Museum of Art and author of the book, "All The Beauty In the World: The Metropolitan Museum and Me".

During this 2-hour private tour, you will discover the Met's curatorial departments such as but not limited to Greek and Roman Art, Egyptian Art, Asian Art, Medieval Art and European paintings. The tour is specially designed for ASW Members and their guests.

Among many other things, the tour will include:

1. Discovering the secrets of one of the world's greatest museums
2. Locating hidden traces of the Met's 150-year history
3. Peering into the eyes of a once-stolen Greek statue that was hidden at the Grand Central Terminal
4. Finding the tooth of Mary Magdalene in a Renaissance reliquary
5. Discovering how a guard is reconstructing the Met's 17th-century garden in his home in West Africa
6. Information on the work of the Met's more than 2,000 employees
7. Backstories of the masterpieces and the artists who produced them
8. Anecdotes about the museum's behind-the-scenes operations during the Met Gala

The tour is in collaboration with Untapped NY.

16 members and guests from 3 cities attended

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The ASW tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art will be led by Patrick Bringley in partnership with Untapped NY, a former security guard of the museum. He worked at the Met for 10 years. 
He is also the author of the book, "All The Beauty In the World: The Metropolitan Museum and Me".

Before that, Patrick worked at the editorial events department of the New Yorker, New York's most influential weekly magazine. 


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