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Event Highlights: August 18–20

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
博物館精華 (Museum Highlights in Chinese/Mandarin)
Friday, August 18, 10:45–11:45 am
The Met Fifth Avenue - International Tours Sign, Great Hall
Free with Museum admission

此導覽包括觀察博物館內的精品,這些精品是博物館從各地、各時期所收集不同文化的藝術作品。並鼓勵遊客自已觀察博物館的精品.

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.

Guided Tour
Museum Collection Tour
Friday, August 18, 1–2 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Tours Sign, Great Hall
Free with Museum admission

Delve into just one of the many areas of The Met collection. To find out which part of the collection we'll feature on the day of your visit, check What's On Today or ask at the information desks.

Sights & Sounds at The Met Cloisters
Water
Saturday, August 19, 10–11 am
The Met Cloisters - Main Hall
Free with Museum admission

We invite children ages 5–11 on the autism spectrum and those with developmental and learning disabilities, together with their friends and family, to join us for Sights & Sounds at The Met Cloisters. Discover treasures from medieval castles and sacred spaces and participate in fun and engaging musical activities. For reservations, information, directions, or accessibility questions, or to join our mailing list, call 212-650-2280 or email cloister.programs@metmuseum.org.

Family Program
Art Trek
Saturday, August 19, 2–3 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Carson Family Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult

Travel through time and around the world on a Museum adventure. Discover favorite works of art as you look and learn together. This month's theme is The Great Outdoors. For families with children ages 7–11.

Guided Tour
Museum Highlights
Sunday, August 20, 11:30 am–12 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

Family Program
Storytime in Nolen Library
Sunday, August 20, 2–2:30 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Children's Reading Room in Nolen Library, Uris Center for Education
Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. For families with children ages 3–6. Children of all ages are welcome to attend. Space is limited; first come, first served.


See Find Events to search for events by date; see Programs to learn about all upcoming offerings.

Learn about upcoming Perspectives on the Middle East gallery talks on the Department of Islamic Art's blog, RumiNations.

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