The Met Museum
Now that the Metropolitan Museum of Art has been enhanced, I do enjoy the beauty of the new fountains. Having lived just a half a block from the Met museum since 1969, it’s been a part of my life through all of its transformations and expansions. So, it is only fitting that I pay homage to the artful scene and poetic fountain display.
John and I belonged to the Metropolitan Museum for decades. It was where we spent many happy hours, attended many shows, viewed a lot of art at our leisure over the years in the halls, took an art class through Parsons, attended many concerts in the auditorium and the Temple of Dendur, and had cocktails on weekends at the Grand Hall Balcony while listening to live chamber music. We dined on light snacks in the cafeteria before it was transformed into the Roan Sculpture Court, had lunches at the Petrie Court Cafe, and enjoyed luxurious dinners in the Member’s Dining room overlooking Central Park. John and I also passed the museum for our runs and walks around the Central Park Reservoir at first through the 79th Street path on the south side, past the cherry trees in the back of the Museum and in later years from the current apartment past the front of the Museum along the North side, up the hill to the reservoir.