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Drop-in Drawing

drop in drawing met

Feb 3, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Recurring (see all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 5, 2023

Metropolitan Museum Of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
New York, NY

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Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly

$30 (suggested), $17/students, free/ages 12 & under

Experience The Met collection through creative drawing challenges in the galleries with expert teaching artists. Materials are provided, but you may bring your own sketchbook. Only pencils are allowed in the galleries.

Demonstrations repeat every 30 minutes. For visitors of all ages.

See our complete guide to visiting the Met.

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