Thursday, April 23, 2020

Digital Premiere Performance and More Virtual Events

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Met Anywhere: Virtual Events

Tap into art and culture from home with a variety of new virtual events. This week, join us for a performance that celebrates rock's Black roots, an opportunity to recreate The Met's Balcony Bar experience, a storytelling session for kids, and a sketching activity for teens.

Keep an eye on your inbox for next week's virtual opportunities and stay connected with our Met community.

See you soon online,
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Image of a member of The Black Rock Coalition


Digital Premiere—Black Rock Coalition: History of Our Future

Saturday, April 25, 9–10:13 pm

Join us for the digital premiere of an explosive and joyful celebration of rock's Black roots. The Black Rock Coalition and special guests create a sonic timeline honoring the Black pioneers who ushered rock and roll into the American collective consciousness.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll.   Learn more →

Image of women reading stories to kids at The Met


Storytime with The Met

Thursday, April 23, 12–12:10 pm

Enjoy Storytime from home! Join us every Thursday to look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books. Recommended for families with children ages 18 months to 6 years. Learn more →

Image of the members of the string quartet, ETHEL at the Balcony bar


ETHEL and Friends: Balcony Bar from Home

Friday, April 24, 5–5:30 pm

Fix yourself a drink and experience The Met's Balcony Bar from home with ETHEL, one of the most acclaimed string quartets in the contemporary classical field. Learn more →

Image of Cottage and Boundary Post on the Spaarndammerdijk


Insider Insights—Selections from the Department of Drawings and Prints: Collectors' Collections

Saturday, April 25, 10–10:30 am

Join Met curators for a look at exemplary works from Selections from the Department of Drawings and Prints: Collectors' Collections, an installation devoted to several transformative gifts made by passionate collectors who focused their attention on specific artists, schools, or genres.   Learn more →

Image of two teens sketching


Saturday Sketching (Ages 11–18)

Saturday, April 25, 1–3 pm

Teens are invited to join Met Teens on Instagram to sketch works of art from The Met collection and experiment with different drawing approaches.  Learn more →

See all upcoming virtual events →
See past virtual events on YouTube and Facebook.