Gallery Talk

Exhibition Tour—African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde

Delve into the dynamic New York art scene of the 1910s and 1920s in this exhibition, which presents wood sculptures from West and Central Africa alongside works by avant-garde artists—including Alfred Stieglitz, Pablo Picasso, and Constantin Brancusi—and re-creates the context in which African artifacts were first appreciated in America as fine art.

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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.

Friday Evening Gallery Events

Bring your friends and chart your own course through the galleries as you participate in activities that connect you with works of art.

Garden Tour at The Cloisters Museum and Gardens

Enjoy collection highlight tours, garden tours, gallery talks, and other programs at The Cloisters museum and gardens, the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in northern Manhattan devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe.