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The Met's digital archive documents the Museum as it has expanded and changed over time. In this blog post and slideshow, explore how the Museum’s mission to encourage and develop the study of the fine arts inspired a record amount of visits in 1912 from schoolchildren and teachers. | The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Paintings Galleries; View of groups of children, and a mother and daughter in front of Leutze's George Washington Crossing the Delaware (97.34). Photographed July 10, 1905.

Museum Visitors Viewing Washington Crossing the Delaware - Met Studio Prints - Wall Art - The Met Store

« Il y en a qui ont le coeur si large qu'on y rentre sans frapper. Il y en a qui ont le coeur si frêle qu'on le brise d'un doigt. »  de Jacques Brel

Nobody has sung Brussels like the mythical Jacques Brel! Take an audio guide & explore Brussels through his songs!

The Louvre and its Visitors, Alécio de Andrade

We grew up with this painting in our home. Photo: Alécio de Andrade, 1990 (at the Musée du Louvre, Paris).

Odalisque by Jean-Auguste-Domnique Ingres. Musée du Louvre, Paris, 1990.

Alécio de Andrade - Louvre Museum, Paris, 1993 From The Louvre and its visitors. In background, of course, Ingres' Odalisque.

Martine Franck Museo Pushkin, Moscú, URSS, 1972 De Martine Franck: Una noche a la mañana

Martine Franck Pushkin Museum, Moscow, USSR, 1972 From Martine Franck: One Day to the Next