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May 11 @ 3:30 pm4:30 pm

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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 11, 2023

Recurring (see all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 11, 2023

Metropolitan Museum Of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
New York NY

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Pay-what-you-wish, suggested $25, free/ages 12 & under

Suggested Ages: 3 to 6

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. This month’s theme is Adornment in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

Also on some Saturday afternoons. Leave time to catch the view from the Met Roof Garden: Lauren Halsey.


Drop-in Drawing

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 allowed in the galleries.

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

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Museum Mile Festival

Fifth Avenue’s annual block party features free admission to eight museums -The Africa Center, El Museo del Barrio, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, the Jewish Museum, Neue Galerie and the Museum of the City of New York – …

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Ancient Playground

This big playground invokes Egyptian themes with climbable pyramids, a large sand lot and a spray shower that represents Egypt’s Nile River in reference to the ancient Temple of Dendur at the Metropolitan Museum of Art next door.  Lots of slides, tunnels and concrete bridges plus bucket, tire and strap swings are perfect for…

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Princess Play at Let’s Dress Up

Choose from a wide selection of princess and glamour dresses, select matching jewelry and accessories, get a little make-up done, take a photo and then sit down to a seasonal or themed tea party. After tea, hear a story and color, followed by transition time (aka dance party).

Look for upcoming weekend Princess Plays, some…

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