August 29, 2020

New Yorkers celebrate Met’s reopening as a sign life is returning

New York (AFP) – With visitors raising their arms in a sign of victory, clapping and lining up eagerly at ticket windows, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art reopened its doors to the public on Saturday in a festive atmosphere  — a sign for many that the largest US metropolis is returning to normality after a nearly six-month closure caused by the coronavirus pandemic. “I am a huge supporter of all the museums, and I’m so excited to be here,” said Michelle Scully, a 39-year-old public relations worker who was near the front of the queue at the imposing edifice on Fifth Avenue, next to Centr…


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