Friday, August 13, 2021

Met News: Glimpses of Old New York 

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Met Anywhere: Old New York


The Second Branch Bank facade installed on a lawn in Central Park

Glimpses of Old New York

Take a tour through New York City's past with these architectural features and historic interiors preserved at The Met. Explore now →



In the Street, 1948—A Film by Helen Levitt, ft. New Musical Score by Ben Model

In the Street, 1948—A Film by Helen Levitt, ft. New Musical Score by Ben Model

Filmed in East Harlem just after the end of World War II, In the Street is a dynamic, tender, and often humorous portrait of life in New York City. Watch now →



Detail from Portrait of a Woman with a Lapdog by Branzino. A painting of an ornately dressed woman with a small dog in her lap.

A Face Is Worth 1,000 Words

11 publications on portraiture from The Met you can read right now. Start reading →



Flower Studies | Drop-in Drawing

Flower Studies | Drop-in Drawing

Drop in anytime for a virtual session of our popular art-making series and experience The Met collection through creative challenges. This week, celebrate the natural beauty of summer by experimenting with line, color, and whimsy. Watch now →



Artist's Book Ideation Cards

The Library Catalog Gets a Makeover

A glimpse behind the veil of The Met's Thomas J. Watson Library catalog. Read now →


Plan Your Visit

The Met Fifth Avenue and The Met Cloisters are open! Watch this video or check out the visitor guidelines page to learn about our new health and safety protocols. Please note our current opening days and hours for each location. See the Plan Your Visit page for more information about making a reservation and buying tickets in advance.

Summertime Dining Now Available
The Met offers two great locations for summer dining. Relax outdoors with a freshly baked cinnamon roll, watermelon agua fresca, or a fruit ice pop at the new Plaza Cafe, located on The Met Fifth Avenue's David H. Koch Plaza near 83rd Street. Uptown at The Met Cloisters, the Trie Café offers delicious salads, sandwiches, and desserts. Enjoy a glass of wine or beer while surrounded by serene gardens and medieval architecture. For hours and locations, visit us online.

Bike Valet
Complimentary bicycle valet service is available for Museum visitors 10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday. Valet service continues through Labor Day and includes the September 6 Monday holiday. Look for the valet tent located on The Met's Fifth Avenue's David H. Koch Plaza near 83rd Street.

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