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For Adults

Gain fresh perspectives through a wide range of programs and resources for the novice as well as the expert.

Talks Conversations with Curators and Conservators

Talks in the galleries are free with Museum admission and do not require tickets or reservations unless otherwise noted.

Art-Making Programs Drop-in Drawing

Interact with artists and draw inspiration from the collections as you make your own work and learn about old and new artistic processes.

Courses and Workshops Short Courses

Come study in the most exciting classrooms—the galleries of the Metropolitan Museum!

Lectures and Panels Lectures and Panels

The Museum regularly offers lectures and panels in conjunction with special exhibitions, the permanent collection, and other related topics.

Sunday at the Met Sunday at the Met

Gain insight into the Museum, its exhibitions, and its projects through engaging afternoon programs organized around specific themes.

Concerts and Performances concerts

The Museum's concert hall and gallery spaces provide settings for an extensive array of performances and concerts featuring artists from around the globe.

Films Films

Enjoy documentary and feature films related to special exhibitions and the permanent collection.

Spectrum Glen Hansard and "Guitar Heroes"

Spectrum encourages post-college audiences to experience the Metropolitan Museum in new and unexpected ways.

Internships and Fellowships Internships and Fellowships

Internships and fellowships provide professional training and research opportunities for students and scholars at various academic levels to engage fully with the intellectual life of the Museum.

Explore the Met with Adult Programs

Free Programs for Adults

Download the current Free Programs for Adults brochure (PDF), which includes gallery talks, exhibition tours, lectures, Sunday at the Met events, and art-making programs. You can also find up-to-date program listings on our online calendar.

Friday Evening Gallery Events

Bring your friends and chart your own course through the galleries as you participate in activities that connect you with works of art.

Timeline

Search this chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world.