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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. This tour includes the current exhibition.
Free with Museum admission
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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.
Bring your friends and chart your own course through the galleries as you participate in activities that connect you with works of art.
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.
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