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Honor Black history this month during special programs with related themes, from
sketching workshops for teens to gallery talks with curators, virtual
performances, family programs, and more. Read articles and watch videos that
illuminate the cultural contributions of Black artists and creatives.
Saturday, February 19, 2–3 pm
Carson Family Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education
Travel through time and around the world on a Museum adventure. Discover
favorite works of art as you look and learn together. This month's theme
explores the idea of sankofa,
or learning from your ancestral past to move forward, in celebration of
Black History Month. Recommended for families with children ages 7 to 11
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an
In this MetLiveArts digital premiere—a
New York Times Critic's Pick when first presented—powerful and
incisive poems by Langston Hughes are set to music in a recital curated by
soprano Julia Bullock as part of her 2018–2019 season as MetLiveArts Artist
Saturday, February 19, 7 pm
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
This subversive work by conceptual artist Suzanne Bocanegra masquerades as
an artist talk about one of The Met's most important 16th-century tapestries.
Featuring celebrated actor Lili Taylor in the role of the Artist, Honor weaves together
Bocanegra's personal narrative and her obsession with the colossal
tapestry, revealing a multitude of different characters and stories as rich
and complex as the work of art itself.
Every Friday and Saturday, 5–9 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue
Every Friday and Saturday night this spring, bring a friend or special
someone (or yourself!) for an evening of art, live music, drinks, and more.
Drop by an informal Gallery Chat with a Museum guide and "get to
know" a work of art, just like a first date. Plus, enjoy
buy-one-get-one drink specials and light fare at the American Wing Café.
Sunday, February 27, 2–3:15 pm
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
Join a panel of experts, including two Disney animation legends, as they
reflect on their careers, the making of the classic animated film Beauty and the Beast (1991),
and the lasting legacy and impact of Disney on American culture.
Free with Museum admission, though advance registration is required.
How do artists gain inspiration from the past to develop their own
creations? How does an exhibition combining decorative arts and animation
come together? What kind of jobs exist in animation studios? Teens are
invited to join museum and arts professionals as they share their career
experiences and advice.
For adults who are blind or partially sighted. Get inspired by the Museum's
collection and learn drawing techniques through a virtual workshop that
includes experimentation with materials, verbal description, and creative
responses to works of art.
Engage with great works of art at The Met—or wherever you are!
Request an in-person, guided tour, reserve admission and lead your own
small group, or select a live, virtual tour led by a Museum guide. Tours
are available for K–12 School Groups, College and University Groups, and
In accordance with the
New York City mandate, all visitors aged 5
and older must show proof of full vaccination (at least two doses of an
accepted two-dose series vaccine, or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson
vaccine). All visitors aged 18 and older must also show a valid personal ID.
Face coverings are
required for all visitors aged 2 and older, even if you are vaccinated.
Accessibility at The Met
The Met is committed to accessibility for all. For information about
accessibility, programs, and services for people with disabilities at both
Met sites, visit metmuseum.org/access. To request an access
accommodation for virtual programs or online resources, email email@example.com,
or call 212-650-2010. For information about
accessibility on our website, see our Website Accessibility Statement.