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The Science of Painting

Join a Met research scientist to investigate painting materials and explore the relationship between chemical composition, chemical change, and appearance.

Presented with the World Science Festival, an annual celebration of science and culture, May 29–June 2, New York.

Free with Museum admission

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Charles James, Charles James Ball Gowns

Mark, stitch, slash, and wrap alongside fashion design professionals in activities inspired by the exhibition Charles James: Beyond Fashion. All ages welcome!

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.