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Event Highlights: March 24–26

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
Home Is a Foreign Place
Friday, March 24, 11:30–11:40 am
The Met Fifth Avenue - Gallery 464
Free with Museum admission

Join Associate Curator Jennifer Farrell for a 10-minute talk on a work of art that has particular resonance to the present day.

Guided Tour
Great Rooms: Lifestyles of the Rich and Royal
Friday, March 24, 2:30–3:30 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Tours Sign, Great Hall
Free with Museum admission

In this overview of 17th- and 18th-century European furniture and decorative arts, visitors are guided through exquisite period-room settings that reflect changes in taste and fashion over time. The Museum's holdings are especially rich in 18th-century furniture from France and England, including unique pieces with French royal provenance and others from important English collections.

Gallery Talk at The Met Cloisters
Detecting the Artist's Hand in Gothic Boxwood Carving
Saturday, March 25, 12–1 pm
The Met Cloisters - Main Hall
Free with Museum admission

Conservator Pete Dandridge discusses themes related to the exhibition Small Wonders: Gothic Boxwood Miniatures, on view at The Met Cloisters through May 21.

Guided Tour
Museum Highlights
Saturday, March 25, 5:30–6:30 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Tours Sign, Great Hall
Free with Museum admission

Discover The Met 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.

Sensational Color! (Ages 5–17)
Sunday, March 26, 11 am–12 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education
Free with Museum admission; reservations required

This workshop for children with learning or developmental disabilities and accompanying friends and family members includes a gallery tour and art activity. Please note: This event is free, but reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or

Guided Tour
Shining Armor, Six Shooters, and Samurai
Sunday, March 26, 3:15–4:15 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Tours Sign, Great Hall
Free with Museum admission

Superbly crafted and often lavishly decorated, armor and weapons represent artistic and technical high points in cultures from around the world. This tour introduces some of the treasures on display in the galleries of the Department of Arms and Armor dating from the early Middle Ages through the 19th century and coming from Europe, America, the Middle East, China, and Japan. Visitors will also learn about the history of the department and how the collection grew to be ranked among the finest of its kind.

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