In Pursuit of Fashion
January 1 @ 10:00 am - May 17 @ 5:30 pm
See butterfly and lobster hats, fried egg and soup can dresses and other creative clothes and accessories from the collection of Sandy Schreier, a pioneering collector. Features twentieth-century French and American couture and ready-to-wear, plus fashion illustrations dating from a 1908 pochoir album, Les Robes de Paul Poiret.
Follow in the footsteps of young wizards on a field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in search of art that echoes characters, places and enchanted objects in the famed Harry Potter books and movies. Track down a powerful sorceress, a Snape-like potions master, flying owls and dragons, Hagrid-like…
Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. Geared toward families with children ages 3–6, but all ages welcome. Space is limited; first come, first served.
Have you seen the bust of the Voldemort look-alike at the Met? Discover connections like this in an interactive ‘wizarding’ tour in the magical Metropolitan Museum inspired by the Harry Potter books. See spaces, places and objects similar to those in the books, from part of an actual castle to…
Fabulous museum educators engage children in conversations and activities related to a few works in the vast collection. Share ideas and enjoy stories, sketching, singing, and other gallery activities that bring works of art to life. The first Thursday of the month features music in the galleries.
A workshop for children with learning or developmental disabilities and accompanying friends and family members includes a gallery tour and art activity. Free; reservations required. Contact 212-650-2010 or [email protected] Learn about resources and tips for visiting the Museum.