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Discover the splendors of ancient American art from the second millennium b.c. to the sixteenth century a.d. The Metropolitan's Precolumbian art collection includes fine ceramics, jade, and works in stone and wood from the Olmec, Maya, and Aztec peoples, as well as the most comprehensive collection of gold and silver works of art from Central and South America. This tour will also introduce visitors to the gallery of Native North American Art.
Free with Museum admission
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Bring your friends and chart your own course through the galleries as you participate in activities that connect you with works of art.
The Museum offers lectures and panels in conjunction with special exhibitions, the permanent collection, and other related topics.
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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