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K–12 Educator Program

Twitter Chat and Tweetup—Behind the Scenes! Arms and Armor

Follow #MetK12 on Twitter to participate in this free online event, which starts at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).

Arms and armor have been a vital part of virtually all cultures for thousands of years, pivotal not only in conquest and defense but also in court pageantry and ceremonial events. Join us for a Twitter chat for educators featuring the Museum's Arms and Armor collection.

Would you like to be one of seven lucky Twitter-savvy teachers to join a conservator behind-the-scenes for the corresponding onsite Tweetup? Sign up to add your name to our drawing; we will contact the winners one week before the program.

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Educator programs are made possible by the Brooke Astor Fund for New York City Education in The New York Community Trust, Sherman Fairchild Foundation, Oceanic Heritage Foundation, Altman Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, Kenneth and Anna Zankel, Jane and Frances Stein Foundation, and Jephson Educational Trusts.