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Start with Art at the Met/Start with Art at the Met Plus

For families with children ages 3–7
Look, sketch, and listen to stories to get a head start on art. Start with Art at the Met Plus includes art-making activities.

All family programs are free with Museum admission, and do not require tickets or reservations unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming Start with Art at the Met/Start with Art at the Met Plus

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, April 17, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, April 19, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, April 19, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, April 24, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, April 26, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, April 26, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met Plus—Spring into Color!

    Sunday, April 27, 2:30–4:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, May 1, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, May 3, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, May 3, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, May 8, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, May 10, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, May 15, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, April 17, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, April 19, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, April 19, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, April 24, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, April 26, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, April 26, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met Plus—Spring into Color!

    Sunday, April 27, 2:30–4:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, May 1, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, May 3, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, May 3, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, May 8, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, May 10, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, May 15, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, May 17, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, May 17, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, May 22, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, May 24, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, May 24, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met Plus—Family Portraits

    Sunday, May 25, 2:30–4:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, May 29, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, May 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, May 31, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, June 5, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, June 7, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, June 7, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, June 12, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, June 14, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, June 19, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, June 21, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, June 21, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, June 26, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, June 28, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, June 28, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met Plus—Medieval Menagerie

    Sunday, June 29, 2:30–4:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Tuesday, July 1, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, July 3, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, July 5, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, July 5, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Tuesday, July 8, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, July 10, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, July 12, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Tuesday, July 15, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, July 17, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, July 19, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, July 19, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Tuesday, July 22, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, July 24, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, July 26, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, July 26, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met Plus—The Alphabet in Art

    Sunday, July 27, 2:30–4:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Tuesday, July 29, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, July 31, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, August 2, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, August 2, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Tuesday, August 5, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, August 7, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, August 9, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Tuesday, August 12, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, August 14, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, August 16, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, August 16, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Tuesday, August 19, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, August 21, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, August 23, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, August 23, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met Plus—People and Places

    Sunday, August 24, 2:30–4:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Tuesday, August 26, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, August 28, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, August 30, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, August 30, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Sunday, August 31, 2:30–3:30 p.m.

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

Sing-Along Interactives

Take a musical journey and learn about art along the way!

Membership Classes for Children

Art programs for children of Members at the Family/Dual ($200) level and above offer children the unique experience of learning about art in a studio setting or in the Museum's galleries.

Family Guides

Read all about it! Special guides show kids visiting the Museum how to hunt for details and learn fun facts about the collection. Download a guide before your visit, or pick one up for free at the Information Desks.