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Frame of Mind

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Are you looking for ways to calm your mind and find inspiration? Frame of Mind , an uplifting podcast from The Metropolitan Museum of Art , can help. Hear practical tips and all kinds of personal stories from artists and activists, a barber and a nurse, museum staff, and others about how art supports their well-being. At a time when well-being is more important than ever, learn how art has the power to connect, inspire, and restore us wherever we are.

2024 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Are you looking for ways to calm your mind and find inspiration? Frame of Mind , an uplifting podcast from The Metropolitan Museum of Art , can help. Hear practical tips and all kinds of personal stories from artists and activists, a barber and a nurse, museum staff, and others about how art supports their well-being. At a time when well-being is more important than ever, learn how art has the power to connect, inspire, and restore us wherever we are.

2024 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Seeding Change

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March 23, 202212min 52sec

Does your life ever feel out of control? For Yvette Weaver, a horticulturist, gardens offer respite, and working in them continues a family legacy of connection to nature. She previously worked in the gardens at The Met Cloisters, where the design and plantings are directly inspired by the collection of medieval art on display. Discover the morning stillness with her—before visitors arrive—when the garden feeds her senses and helps her take stock of the world. Tune in to hear how gardens sustain her sense of purpose and belonging as a Black woman, and how museums can become more welcoming spaces for everyone.

Guest: Yvette Weaver, horticulturist

Featured object: The Unicorn Rests in a Garden (from the Unicorn Tapestries), 1495–1505. French (cartoon)/South Netherlandish (woven). Wool warp with wool, silk, silver, and gilt wefts, 144 7/8 x 99 in. (368 x 251.5 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of John D. Rockefeller, Jr., 1937 (37.80.6)

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