Free Lecture

Friday Focus—Art, Poetry, and Democracy:
A Conversation

Siah Armajani, Shirt #1

Join leading curators, art historians, and other specialists for lectures related to the Museum's exhibitions and collections.

This program is made possible by The Persepolis Foundation.

Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Above: Siah Armajani, (Iranian, born Tehran 1939), Shirt #1 (detail), 1958. Islamic. Cloth, pencil, ink, wood. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, 2011 NoRuz at the Met Benefit, 2012 (2012.109)

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A Nenbutsu Gathering at Ichiya, Kyoto, from the Illustrated Biography of the Monk Ippen and His Disciple Ta'a (Yugyô Shônin engi-e) (detail), late 14th century | 1975.268.35

Gain insight into the Museum, its exhibitions, and its projects through engaging afternoon programs organized around specific themes.

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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.