Gallery Talk

Are You Plain or Fancy?

Examine works in the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts collection from various aesthetic movements, and find out if you prefer plain objects or fancy ones through gallery activities that engage all five senses.

This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition Plain or Fancy?: Restraint and Exuberance in the Decorative Arts.

Free with Museum admission

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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.