Met receives $1M grant from Stavros Niarchos Foundation

The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art on Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y. Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

NEW YORK — The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced today an endowment in support of its Department of Live Arts, made possible by a generous grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). With this gift of $1 million, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) Live Arts Endowment will provide funds for the Museum’s MetLiveArts program in perpetuity, enabling it to continue presenting high-impact productions of opera, music and dance inspired by the Museum’s collection, while also engaging with both emerging and acclaimed artists from diverse backgrounds.

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