Saturday, June 20, 2020


The Met


Image of South African cellist Thapelo Masita

World Music Day Performance—Thapelo Masita at The Met Cloisters

Sunday, June 21, 7:30–8 pm

In a moving reflection on hope, unity, and community, South African cellist Thapelo Masita weaves Bach's Solo Cello Suite No. 1 in G Major together with African American composer Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson's "Lamentations" and spirituals in a performance recently recorded in the empty galleries of The Met Cloisters. Presented in conjunction with World Music Day.

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Image of the oil painting, The Gulf Stream, by Winslow Homer. A man faces his demise on a dismasted, rudderless fishing boat, sustained by only a few stalks of sugarcane, while threatened by sharks and a distant waterspout.

Insider Insights—A Closer Look at Winslow Homer

Saturday, June 20, 10–10:30 am

Join Met curators to explore the work of American painter Winslow Homer (1836–1910), whose fascination with conflict permeates his work and reveals his lifelong concerns with race, nature, and the environment.

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Image of Gerhard Richter's oil painting titled Ice, depicting pale blue icebergs floating against grey water and grey sky

Insider Insights—Gerhard Richter Painting

Tuesday, June 23, 6–6:30 pm

Join filmmaker Corinna Belz and Met curator Brinda Kumar to learn about Belz's documentary Gerhard Richter Painting. The film, which is available to stream on The Met's website, offers a rare glimpse into Richter's process in the studio.

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Image of two women reading stories to children at The Met

Storytime with The Met

Thursday, June 25, 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.

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Image of three teens, a boy and two girls,  pointing at a sculpture with notebooks and pencils

Virtual Group Tours

Engage with great works of art—wherever you are! Experience live virtual tours for K–12 School Groups and Adult Groups. Join us and connect with more than 5,000 years of art and culture.

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More Virtual Events

Looking for more? Events are available on YouTube, Facebook, and our website after they premiere. Here are just a few:

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