Friends of Concerts & Lectures is a visionary group of donors that helps the Met illuminate and interpret exhibitions, collections, and galleries through performance and conversation with some of the world's premiere musicians, scholars, and creative artists. A division of the Education Department, Concerts & Lectures presents music and talks that expand the relationship between the visitor and works of art at the Met. Members of Friends of Concerts & Lectures enjoy social events in museum spaces and private homes, as well as many cocktail receptions before or after scheduled concerts.
Annual dues: $4,500 ($3,346 is tax deductible)
Under-40 annual dues: $3,500 ($2,346 is tax deductible)
For more information, please contact Erin Flannery at 212-650-2936 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Highlights of Past Events
- Intimate concert with the ETHEL string quartet in a private home overlooking Central Park at sunset
- Private tour of Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity followed by lunch in The Lawrence A. and Barbara Fleischman Gallery in The American Wing
- Cocktail reception in the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery with photographer Susan Meiselas, artist-in-residence DJ Spooky, and Jeff Rosenheim, curator in charge of the Department of Photographs, following the Met Salon series "Documenting War"