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Metropolitan Museum Of Art

1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
New York, NY

NYC’s largest museum is also one of the most welcoming to young visitors. Explore a vast collection that spans millennia and continents. You might get lost searching for iconic favorites in the grand halls and you’ll definitely discover fascinating art that appeals all ages. Check out the awesome family guides & maps.

Making Marvels: Science and Splendor at the Courts of Europe

Explore the complex ways in which the wondrous items collected by early modern European princes, and the contexts in which they were displayed. Features approximately 170 objects—including clocks, automata, furniture, musical instruments, jewelry, paintings, sculptures, print media, and more—from The Met collection and over fifty lenders worldwide are featured including…

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Relative Values: The Cost of Art in the Northern Renaissance

Explore the timeless question, how much is a piece of art worth, with sixty-two masterpieces of sixteenth-century northern European art and pricing data from sixteenth-century documents, including how many cows a work would cost. What did a tapestry cost in the sixteenth century? Goldsmith work? Stained glass? How did variables…

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Griffins, Goblets, and Gold: A Wizarding Tour of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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…

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Start with Art at the Met/Art Trek

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.

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Metropolitan Museum Of Art Storytime

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.

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Lunar New Year Festival: Year of the Rat

May art bring you good fortune! Mark the Year of the Rat, one of the 12 animals of the Chinese zodiac, with performances, interactive gallery activities, and artist-led workshops. For all ages. Includes a Lunar New Year Parade with the Chinese Center on Long Island Lion Troupe, Sesame Street Puppeteers, drum…

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Start with Art and Music

Look, move, and sing while exploring art and music together in the galleries around the theme Pride. Part of a monthly series and absolutely magical.

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Family Afternoon—Flamboyant Fashion

Drop in at any time to look, imagine, and create with the theme Flamboyant Fashion. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Camp: Notes on Fashion.

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