The Metropolitan Museum of Art is the largest art museum in America, with collections covering 5,000 years of history. 2020 was to have been a year of celebration for the museum’s 150th anniversary, but with the global pandemic, The Met for the first time was closed indefinitely. With a cash crisis looming and the museum re-evaluating its past and its future, is there a role today for America’s treasure house?
“A remarkably intimate documentary” – The New York Times
Starts 13th September on BBC Four and iPlayer.