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Art-Making Programs

Interact with artists and draw inspiration from the collection as you make your own work and learn about old and new artistic processes. Open to people of all levels of experience who are interested in exploring different types of art making.

Studio Workshops

Create your own artwork inspired by objects in the collection and learn new methods of art making with the guidance of expert artists and designers. Open to adults of all levels of experience.

Drop-in Drawing

Draw inspiration from original works of art! Join talented art instructors in the galleries for informal sketching fun.

Sunday Studio

Try your hand at creating works of art right next to the ones in the Museum's galleries.

Artist Demonstrations

Experience art making up close as you watch artists create in real time and engage in an informal conversation about artistic processes.

Copyist Program

Set up your studio in the Met to study a work of art. Apply for this special program to work with select wet and dry mediums directly in front of your choice of artwork.

Upcoming Art-Making Programs

  • Drop-in Drawing

    Movement

    Saturday, September 27, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Art-Making Program

    Weaving Together

    Saturday, September 27, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Art-Making Program

    Digital Mural Making

    Saturday, September 27, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Art-Making Program

    Masks in Motion

    Saturday, September 27, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Drop-in Drawing

    Space and Atmosphere: American Paintings

    Friday, September 19, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Studio Workshop

    Digital Studio: iPad as Sketchbook in the Museum

    Saturday, September 20, 1:00–5:00 p.m.

    Fee: $45 for the one-session workshop (includes Museum admission and materials). Limited student discounts available.

  • Sunday Studio

    Sculpture and Story: European Sculpture

    Sunday, September 21, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Drop-in Drawing

    Movement

    Saturday, September 27, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Art-Making Program

    Weaving Together

    Saturday, September 27, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Art-Making Program

    Digital Mural Making

    Saturday, September 27, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Art-Making Program

    Masks in Motion

    Saturday, September 27, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Copyist Program

    Copyist Program: October–December Sessions

    Wednesday, October 1, 12:30–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission, but prior application is required.

  • Drop-in Drawing

    Capturing Fold and Fabric: Japanese Kimono

    Friday, October 3, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Sunday Studio

    Vessels and Reliefs: Precolumbian Art

    Sunday, October 5, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

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Art programs for children of Members at the Family/Dual level and above offer children the unique experience of learning about art in a studio setting or in the Museum's galleries.

Seeing Through Drawing

In this class for adults who are blind or partially sighted, learn innovative techniques that make drawing accessible.

Free Programs for Adults

Download the current Free Programs for Adults brochure (PDF), which includes gallery talks, exhibition tours, lectures, Sunday at the Met events, and art-making programs. You can also find up-to-date program listings on our online calendar.