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The Cloisters Museum and Gardens

Learn about The Cloisters Museum & Gardens and its collection: The department of Medieval Art and The Cloisters present the history and collections of The Cloisters Museum and Gardens, the Metropolitan Museum of Arts only branch museum. Included are details about the architectural history of the building, the gardens and their central role in the Museum since it opened in 1938, and one of the great treasures of the collection, the Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry, the centerpiece of an upcoming exhibition in Fall 2009. See the Timeline of Art History for more information about this work of art: Peter Barnet, Michel David-Weill Curator in Charge, Medieval Art and The Cloisters Nancy Wu, Architectural Historian and Museum Educator Dierdre Larkin, Associate Managing Horticulturalist Timothy B. Husband, Curator
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