Metropolitan Museum Celebrates the Holidays by Opening on "Holiday Monday" December 27

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NEW YORK, NY.- The Metropolitan Museum of Art will be open to the public on Monday, December 27 (Christmas/New Year’s Week), as part of the Museum’s popular “Holiday Mondays” program. Emily K. Rafferty, President of the Metropolitan Museum, commented, Coming to the Met on this particular Monday has itself become a holiday tradition for many of our visitors. We are delighted to continue to provide this very special day for tourists who are in New York for the holidays, families that wish to spend the long weekend together, and everyone whose busy schedule usually leaves little time to enjoy the restorative power of art.” By opening its main building on the Monday after Christmas, the Museum will offer visitors an additional opportunity to view the landmark international loan exhibition The World of Khubilai Khan: Chinese Art in the Yuan Dynasty before it closes to the public January 2. To date, the exhibition—which op