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Saturday, March 19, 7 pm
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
Join Montclair State's Cali School of Music for a fast-paced concert that surveys diverse genres and exhilarating compositions. This performance showcases MSU's premier performance ensembles: the Wind Symphony, under the direction of the esteemed Thomas McCauley; the University Singers, conducted by Heather J. Buchanan; and the Jazz Ensemble, led by Oscar Perez.
Thursday, March 24, 7 pm The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium
Composer and saxophonist Matthew Evan Taylor’s Life Returns is an evening-length composition that draws on African American, South Indian, and European musical practices. Commissioned by MetLiveArts and the Grammy-nominated Metropolis Ensemble in collaboration with mridangam artist Rajna Swaminathan’s RAJAS ensemble, Life Returns melds freely improvised and through-composed music to celebrate resilience in the face of despair and the triumph of light and color over darkness.
Thursday, March 31, 3:30–4:30 pm Carson Family Hall, Uris Center for Education
Share ideas and enjoy stories, sketching, singing, and other gallery activities that bring works of art to life. This month's theme is Herstory in celebration of Women's History Month. Recommended for families with children ages 3 to 6 years.
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult. Learn more →
Saturday, March 26, 11 am–1 pm Carroll Classroom, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education
For adults who are blind or partially sighted. Get inspired by the Museum's collection and learn drawing techniques through in-person workshops that include experimentation with materials, verbal description, and creative responses to works of art.
Expand your knowledge of art history through virtual introductions to core themes and close examination of The Met collection. In this session, join Medill Higgins Harvey, Ruth Bigelow Wriston Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts and Manager of the Henry R. Luce Center for the Study of American Art, for an in-depth exploration of Edward C. Moore (1827–1891), the creative leader who brought Tiffany & Co. to unparalleled originality and success during the late nineteenth century.
Teens join museum and arts professionals to learn about their career experiences and gain advice. In this session, focus on Afrofuturism, the transdisciplinary creative model that centers Black imagination and self-determination, and its place in museums and the art world.
For adults who are blind or partially sighted. Get inspired by the Museum's collection and learn drawing techniques through virtual workshops that include 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 Adult Groups.
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Images: Bass saxhorn in B-flat (1863)
by Adolphe (Antoine Joseph) Sax (Belgium 1814–1894 Paris) is on view in
Gallery 680 at The Met Fifth Avenue | Matthew Evan Taylor, Life Returns.
Art by Juniper Creative LLC | Pitcher
(detail), 1874–75. Tiffany & Co. (1837–present). The Metropolitan
Museum of Art, New York, Sansbury-Mills Fund, 2018 (2018.374)