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Today's Events

  • Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Family Program

    ​Gather around as we look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books. For families with children ages 18 months–3 years.

    Tuesday, September 1, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Modern Art: The Absence of Detail?

    Gallery Talk

    ​Discover how the absence of traditional detail in the work of modern artists like Picasso, Matisse, and Kandinsky contrasts with the well-formulated ideas behind their compositions.

    Tuesday, September 1, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Chefs-d'Oeuvre du Musée (Museum Highlights in French)

    Guided Tour

    ​Avec ce tour, découvrez la collection encyclopédique du musée représentant différentes cultures et époques, ce qui vous incitera à poursuivre l'exploration du musée à votre rythme.
    Discover the Museum's encyclopedic collection on this tour, which focuses on a selection of works of art representing different cultures and time periods and encourages visitors to explore the Museum on their own.

    Tuesday, September 1, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

Travel with the Met

Venture abroad with the Metropolitan Museum's own lecturers and other art lovers to gain new insights and fresh perspectives on art and culture.

Entertaining and Venue Rentals

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is renowned not only for its unparalleled collection, but also for its grand landmarked building on Fifth Avenue at the edge of Central Park. The Museum's many unique spaces are ideal for a variety of events—from large corporate dinners and nonprofit galas, to meetings, film screenings, and, for Members, intimate private celebrations.