Saturday, September 17, 2022





Free & Ticketed Programs


Events at The Met


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Drop-in Drawing

Friday, September 16, 6–8 pm
Gallery 456

Experience The Met collection through creative drawing challenges in the galleries with expert teaching artists. Materials are provided, but you may bring your own sketchbook. For visitors of all ages.

Free with Museum admission.

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An adult helping a child carve a block of wood.


How Did They Do That?—Tapestries

Sunday, September 18, 1–4 pm
Main Hall, The Cloisters

Peek at technique and learn—through handling tools and materials—how works of art were created. Stop by for hands-on demonstrations and conversations with educators, conservators, artists, and more! For visitors of all ages.

Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

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Met Escapes—Chroma: Ancient Sculpture in Color

Tuesday, September 20, 2–3:30 pm
Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

For individuals living with dementia, together with their family members or care partners. Take a break from the everyday with in-person explorations of works of art in The Met collection.

Free, though advance registration is required.

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The Observant Eye

Friday, September 23, 6:30–7:30 pm
Carson Family Hall, Uris Center for Education

Slow down, tap into your powers of observation, and discover a work of art through close looking and discussion. No prior knowledge of art is necessary. All adult learners are welcome.

Free with Museum admission.

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A man lecturing a group of people seated in a gallery. A tapestry can be seen in the foreground of the photo.


Conversations with …

Thursday, September 29, 11–11:30 am
Gallery 154

Join Met experts for lively 30-minute dialogues on works of art on view in the galleries. In this session, explore new discoveries of surviving color on ancient artworks in The Met collection.

Free with Museum admission.

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A child and an adult looking at an exhibition. The child is taking a photo of the exhibition on a phone.


Art Trek—Familias

Saturday, October 1, 11 am–12 pm
Carson Family Hall, 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 is Familias in celebration of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month. Recommended for families with children ages 7 to 11 years.

Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

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Now Available


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In-Person and Virtual Group Tours

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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Plan Your Visit

See the Plan Your Visit page for more information about buying tickets in advance. Please note our current opening days and hours for each location.

Masks are recommended, but not required. Read our visitor guidelines.

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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 To request an access accommodation for virtual programs or online resources, email, or call 212-650-2010. For information about accessibility on our website, see our Website Accessibility Statement.




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All events take place at The Met Fifth Avenue unless otherwise noted.

Chroma: Ancient Sculpture in Color is made possible by the Aretê Foundation/Betsy and Ed Cohen.

Additional support is provided by Mary Jaharis and Cathrin M. Stickney and Mark P. Gorenberg.

This exhibition is organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, in collaboration with the Liebieghaus Sculpture Collection, Frankfurt am Main.

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For MetLiveArts program funders, visit

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Images: How Did They Do That? photo by Natasha Mileshina; all other images by Filip Wolak