The Metropolitan Museum of Art


The grant supports the museum exhibition Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age, which will showcase over 260 pieces, many from numerous Greek museums and historical sites to illustrate the importance of cultural meetings between the Mediterranean and the Near East before and during the Classical Age. 

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world’s largest and finest art museums. Its collections include more than two million works of art spanning five thousand years of world culture, from prehistory to the present and from every part of the globe. Founded in 1870, the Museum is visited by nearly six million people each year.