Gallery Talk

Exhibition Tour—Velázquez's Portrait of Duke Francesco I d'Este

In this exhibition, come face to face with one of Velázquez's most distinctive—yet least known—portraits, and enjoy the rare opportunity to view this landmark of baroque portraiture, whose appearance at the Met marks the first time it has ever been lent to a museum in the United States.

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.