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Event Highlights: May 26–29

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.


Guided Tour
Chefs-d'Oeuvre du Musée (Museum Highlights in French)
Friday, May 26, 11 am–12 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - International Tours Sign, Great Hall
Free with Museum admission

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.

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The Women
Friday, May 26, 6–6:30 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Gallery 743
Free with Museum admission

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Sara Berman’s Closet, a lone violinist pays sonic tribute to two extraordinary women, Sara Berman and Arabella Worsham, braiding together their humanity. This program will be repeated at 7 pm.

Exhibition Tour
Lygia Pape: A Multitude of Forms
Saturday, May 27, 12:30–1:30 pm
The Met Breuer - Lobby
Free with Museum admission, though tour tickets are required.

In this exhibition, explore how this Brazilian artist combined geometric abstraction with notions of body, time, and space in unique ways to become a critical figure in the development of Brazilian modern art. Note: Space is limited to 25; first come, first served.

Exhibition Tour
Marsden Hartley's Maine
Saturday, May 27, 6:30–7:30 pm
The Met Breuer - Lobby
Free with Museum admission, though tour tickets are required.

In this exhibition, discover Marsden Hartley's complex, sometimes contradictory, and visually arresting relationship with his native state, from lush Post-Impressionist inland landscapes to later paintings of Maine's rugged coastal terrain. Note: Space is limited to 25; first come, first served.

Family Festival at The Met Cloisters
A Taste of the Middle Ages
Sunday, May 28, 12–4 pm
The Met Cloisters - Main Hall
Free with Museum admission

Visit The Met Cloisters to enjoy a celebration for the whole family, with gallery workshops, projects, and a self-guided art hunt.

Guided Tour
The Art of Music
Sunday, May 28, 1–2 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Tours Sign, Great Hall
Free with Museum admission

Highlighting the connections between the musical traditions of different peoples, places, and time periods, this tour gives visitors an appreciation of the Museum's global holdings of instruments selected for social significance, technical virtuosity, tonal quality, and visual beauty. While the Musical Instruments galleries are currently closed for an extensive renovation and reorganization, tours will feature musical instruments throughout the Museum's collection and their depictions in art.

Guided Tour
Museum Highlights
Monday, May 29, 11:30 am–12:30 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.

Guided Tour at The Met Cloisters
Gardens of The Met Cloisters
Monday, May 29, 1–2 pm
The Met Cloisters - Main Hall
Free with Museum admission

Offered daily through the end of October, these tours of the gardens at The Met 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.


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