For Adults

Gain fresh perspectives through a wide range of programs and resources for the novice as well as the expert.

MetCreates Studio Workshops

Think and look at art creatively, delve into a range of art-making practices, interact with artists, and make your own artwork inspired by five thousand years of contemporary art.

MetTours Membership Classes for Adults

Explore the vast world of art and culture through the lens of various viewpoints in programs ranging from gallery tours to storytelling sessions and interactive experiences with works of art.

MetSpeaks Lectures and Panels

MetSpeaks features lectures, discussions, talks, symposia, films, and forums in which compelling voices explore timely issues that connect to the Met's exhibitions and permanent collection.

MetLiveArts Concerts and Performances

Experience dazzling and thought-provoking performances in the context of the Met's unparalleled collection and exhibitions.

Spectrum Glen Hansard and "Guitar Heroes"

Spectrum encourages post-college audiences to experience the Metropolitan Museum in new and unexpected ways.

Internships and Fellowships Internships and Fellowships

Internships and fellowships provide professional training and research opportunities for students and scholars at various academic levels to engage fully with the intellectual life of the Museum.

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.


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