Saturday, October 22, 2022




Free & Ticketed Programs


Events at The Met



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World Culture Festival: Makers

Saturday, October 22, 12–5 pm

Celebrate art, culture, and makers during The Met's annual fall festival! Explore how people around the world find inspiration through materials and technology and use your own creativity to experiment with new and traditional art-making techniques. Enjoy performances, storytelling, interactive gallery activities, and artist-led workshops throughout the Museum. For audiences of all ages.

All activities are free with Museum admission, and no registration is required.

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The Michael and Juliet Rubenstein Lectures on Connoisseurship—Revisiting Rembrandt: Case Histories in Connoisseurship

Friday, October 28, 6:30–7:30 pm
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

Explore examples from The Met collection and other institutions that point to the shifting standards applied to the works of Rembrandt over many generations. In the inaugural Michael and Juliet Rubenstein Lecture on Connoisseurship art historian, museum director emeritus, and curator John Walsh demonstrates that connoisseurship has its own history with unique twists and turns, strengths, and limitations.

Free with Museum admission, though advance registration is required.

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The Observant Eye

Friday, November 4, 6:30–7:30 pm
Carson Family Hall, Ruth and Harold D. 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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The Sound of Healing: Native American Art, Music, and Dance during Pandemics

Friday, November 4, 6–7 pm
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

Join renowned author and premier Jingle Dress scholar Dr. Brenda Child (Red Lake Ojibwe) and Patricia Marroquin Norby (Purépecha), Associate Curator of Native American Art, The Met, as they acknowledge the history and healing impact of Native American aesthetic traditions during times of pandemic. Musician, songwriter, author, and actor Robbie Robertson (Six Nations Mohawk and Cayuga) makes a special virtual appearance, and the program includes a celebratory Jingle Dress dance accompanied by the Silvercloud Singers. This event is presented in celebration of Native American Indigenous Heritage Month.

Free with Museum admission, though advance registration is required.

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Before Yesterday We Could Fly: A Creative Convening on Afrofuturism

Saturday, November 5, 10:30 am–4:30 pm
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium

Join us for dynamic conversations, activations, and performances by leading artists and scholars to mark the first anniversary of Before Yesterday We Could Fly: An Afrofuturist Period Room. Engage with the ideas, histories, and practices presented in the exhibition, including the themes of Home, Flight, and Storytelling.

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Start with Art and Music—Water and Sky

Thursday, November 3, 3:30–4:30 pm
Carson Family Hall, Uris Center for Education

Explore art and music in the galleries while you look, move, and sing. This month's theme is Water and Sky in celebration of Native American Indigenous Heritage 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.

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Virtual Events


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Virtual Met Memory Café

Wednesday, November 2, 2–3 pm

For individuals living with dementia, together with their family members or care partners. Brew a cup of coffee or tea and gather around art to chat, share, and stretch!

Free, though reservations are required.

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Now Available


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In-Person Group Tours

Engage with great works of art at The Met! Request an in-person, guided tour or reserve admission and lead your own small group. Tours are available for K–12 school groups, college and university groups, and adult groups.

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More Events

Looking for more? Virtual events are available on YouTube, Facebook, and our website after they premiere.

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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. See 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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