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Event Highlights: August 22–24

Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014

«The Museum offers hundreds of events and programs each month—including lectures, performances, tours, family activities, and more. The following listings are just a sample of our upcoming programs.»


Gallery Talk
Looking at Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection
Friday, August 22, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Gallery 534 (Vélez Blanco Patio) Show location on map
Assistive listening devices available
Free with Museum admission

Research Assistant Allison Rudnick examines drawings and prints from the permanent collection and explores a range of styles, techniques, and approaches. Assistive listening devices are available for this event.

Exhibition Tour
The Flowering of Edo Period Painting: Japanese Masterworks from the Feinberg Collection
Friday, August 22, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Gallery 225 Show location on map
Assistive listening devices available
Free with Museum admission, though tickets are required

Join Research Associate Midori Oka and contemplate superb examples of Edo painting in this exhibition, including works by painters who broke from academic styles, and so-called "eccentric" artists working in Japan between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries. Please note: Space is limited; first come, first served. Tickets are distributed 15 minutes prior to the talk at the program meeting point. Assistive listening devices are available for this event.

Family Program
Art Trek
Saturday, August 23, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Carson Family Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education Show location on map
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Be an art explorer! Take a new voyage around the globe every time you visit the Met. For families with children ages 5–12. See all upcoming Art Trek events.

Performance
ETHEL and Friends
Saturday, August 23, 5:00–8:00 p.m.
Great Hall Balcony Show location on map
Free with Museum admission

The Lumiere String Quartet ascends to the Museum's Balcony Bar for a program of works by Bartók, Debussy, MacDowell, and Stravinsky.

Gallery Talk
The Figure Comes of Age in Greek and Roman Art
Sunday, August 24, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Gallery 534 (Vélez Blanco Patio) Show location on map
Assistive listening devices available
Free with Museum admission

Join lecturer Jean Sorabella and discover how lifelike representations of men and women embody changing social expectations in the ancient classical world. Assistive listening devices are available for this event.

Guided Tour at The Cloisters
Gardens of The Cloisters
Sunday, August 24, 1:00–2:00 p.m.
The Cloisters museum and gardens
Free with Museum admission

Offered daily through the end of October, these tours of the gardens at The Cloisters—the branch of the Museum devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe—include horticultural, architectural, and historical information. No reservations are required.


See Find Events to search for events by date, see Programs to learn about all upcoming offerings, or visit Events at The Cloisters to plan your next visit to The Cloisters museum and gardens.

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Comments

  • Fintan Corrigan says:

    The Met always has a tremendous lineup of programs and tours for tourists and lovers of art and sculpture. Terrific place to visit for all the family.

    Posted: July 10, 2014, 8:25 a.m.

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