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The Museum offers lectures and panels in conjunction with special exhibitions, the permanent collection, and other related topics. These programs are presented by respected scholars and Museum staff in the Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium and in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education.
Learn about current exhibitions, conservation projects, the Museum's rich collection, and other topics through Friday Focus and individual lectures by leading experts. Free with Museum admission.
Explore intriguing subjects in ticketed lectures by Museum curators and distinguished experts on art, architecture, music, and history. Purchase tickets for individual lectures or for a lecture series.
Learn from leading international scholars, curators, and other specialists about the latest in academic, curatorial, and conservation research.
Wednesday, September 9, 2:30 p.m.
Friday, September 18, 4:00–5:00 p.m.
Free with Museum admission
Friday, September 25, 4:00–5:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 26, 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, October 1, 11:00 a.m.
Thursday, October 8, 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, October 13, 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday, October 13, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 14, 2:30 p.m.
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Gain insight into the Museum, its exhibitions, and its projects through engaging afternoon programs organized around specific themes.
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.
The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium and the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education are equipped with infrared sound enhancement systems (with headsets and neck loops). To obtain a headset or neck loop please ask an usher. Headsets and neck loops are available free of charge with identification. Real-time captioning is also available upon request.
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