What's your Met? Tell us what your favorite works of art are. We've made it easy for you to share your ideas using social media.
Each week, we will select a post to highlight in a slide show on the Featured Entries page. In order to have a chance to be featured, you must:
1. Search the collections and choose three or more of your favorite works of art.
2. Tell us what the Met means to you—complete the phrase, "My Met. My ___________." and/or write one to three sentences of your own.
3. Tag your post based on the instructions for the social network(s) you choose (see below):
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MyMet is a feature on our website that allows you to select and store your favorite works of art, so you can share them with your friends and revisit them again and again. Watch the video above to find out more.
To participate using MyMet:
1. Click the gold "MyMet" tab located in the top right-hand corner of every page on the site and either sign in or register to create an account.
2. Browse the collections and add your favorite works of art by clicking the "Add to MyMet" button on each individual object page.
3. Click the gold "MyMet" tab located in the top right-hand corner to view recently saved items; select "View all your items & recommendations here" to return to your "MyMet" page.
4. Create a set and name it "MyMet." Under Notes, complete the phrase, "My Met. My ___________." You may also add a description about what the Met means to you.
5. To add a saved object to your set, hover over it with your mouse and click "Add or remove this item from sets," and then save it to your "MyMet" set.
6. Share your set on Facebook or Twitter. On Facebook, tag The Metropolitan Museum of Art. On Twitter, include @metmuseum and #MyMet in your tweet.
7. You may also share your set via email. To email your set to us, send it to
What's Your Met? Facebook page, where you can share up to eight works from the Met's collections and add a description—all within our fan page. You'll find detailed instructions there as well. Don't forget to share your post and invite friends to participate!
We are unable to accept submissions that include works of art that are protected by copyright. Generally, these include works by artists who died less than 70 years ago. Often these works are accompanied by a copyright symbol, “(c),” in the “Rights and Reproductions” line of the image credit (just to the right of the object on our website).
Using the hashtag #MyMet, tweet links to your favorite works of art, then tell us what the Met means to you (you can use
twitlonger if you need more than 140 characters, or just send more than one tweet).
Create a "MyMet" board using your description and start pinning your favorite works of art!
Tag your photos with "MyMet" and share them in our
Tag your photos with "MyMet."
Tag your photos with "MyMet."