Thursday, May 7, 2020

New Virtual Events This Week from The Met

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Met Anywhere: Virtual Events

Tap into art and culture from home with this week’s new virtual events, featuring storytelling, art making, performances, and more. 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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Met Memory Café

Wednesday, May 13, 2–3 pm

Take a break with art from the comfort of your living room. Individuals living with dementia, together with their family members or care partners, are invited to join us to chat, sketch, and stretch! Advance registration is required.
Register now →

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Storytime with The Met

Thursday, May 7, 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 →

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ETHEL and Friends: Balcony Bar from Home

Friday, May 8, 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.
This week's special guest is singer and songwriter Shara Nova.
Learn more →

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Insider Insights: Conserving a Piece of Islamic Armor

Saturday, May 9, 10–10:15 am

Join Met conservator Sean Belair as he discusses his role at the Museum and shares details from the conservation of an Islamic mail shirt made up of thousands of inscribed rings.  Learn more →

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Saturday Sketching

Saturday, May 9, 1–1:20 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 →