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.
Examine some 150 photographs by Irving Penn (1917–2009) in this exhibition highlighting every period of the artist's dynamic career with the camera. Note: Space is limited. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis at any point of admission or any Membership desk. Assistive listening devices are available.
Art and Independence: Y. G. Srimati and the Indian Style
Friday, April 28, 5–6 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Uris Center for Education
Free with Museum admission
Join curators John Guy and Shanay Jhaveri for a lecture related to the exhibition An Artist of Her Time: Y. G. Srimati and the Indian Style. Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.
Join art historian and lecturer Inés Powell for an interactive dialogue about a work of art. Assistive listening devices are available.
Explore the meaning and beauty of Old Master paintings in the Museum's European Paintings Galleries, 1250–1800.
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.
Storytime in Nolen Library
Sunday, April 30, 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
Gather around as we 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.