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Guided Tour

Arts of Japan

The collection of Asian art at the Metropolitan is the largest and most comprehensive in the West. This tour presents an introduction to the Museum's full range of Japanese art, from the Neolithic to the modern. Highlights include Buddhist and Shinto ritual objects, secular art in a wide variety of media, screens, prints, and paintings. Textiles and prints rotate every four months and paintings every six months.

Free with Museum admission

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  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, September 10, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, September 12, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, September 15, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, September 17, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, September 19, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, September 22, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, September 24, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, September 26, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, September 29, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, October 1, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, October 3, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, October 6, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, October 8, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, October 10, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, October 15, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, October 17, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, October 20, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, October 22, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, October 24, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, October 27, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, October 29, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, October 31, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, November 3, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, November 5, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, November 7, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, November 10, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, November 12, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, November 14, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, November 17, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, November 19, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, November 21, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, November 24, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, November 26, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, December 1, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, December 3, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, December 5, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, December 8, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, December 10, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, December 12, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, December 15, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, December 17, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, December 19, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, January 5, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, January 9, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, January 12, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, January 16, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, January 19, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

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    Arts of Japan

    Friday, January 23, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, January 26, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, January 28, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, January 30, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, February 2, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

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    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, February 6, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, February 9, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, February 13, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, February 20, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, February 23, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, February 25, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, February 27, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, March 2, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, March 6, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, March 9, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, March 13, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, March 30, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, April 3, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, April 6, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, April 10, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, April 13, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, April 17, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, April 20, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, April 24, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, April 27, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, May 1, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, May 8, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, May 11, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, May 15, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, May 18, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

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    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, May 22, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, May 27, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, May 29, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, June 1, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, June 3, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, June 5, 2015, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

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.