New York, NY
Upper East Side
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday 10 am – 5:30 pm
Thursday & Friday 10 am – 9 pm
The Met’s outpost in a striking Marcel Breuer building explores the art of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries with expansive exhibitions that incorporate all centuries. Gorgeous open space with diverse art that appeals to all.
$: Pay-what-you-wish, suggested $25, free/ages 12 & under
Current Kid-Friendly Exhibits:
•Julio Le Parc 1959 (through Feb 24)
See mesmerizing geometric abstractions by Argentinian artist Julio Le Parc incorporating movement through variations, sequences, and progressions. Also explore the kinetic painting Form in Contortion over Weft and the immersive installation Continual Light Cylinder.
•Lucio Fontana: On the Threshold (through Apr 14)
Enter immersive Spatial Environments [Ambiente Spaziale] by innovative Argentine-Italian artist Lucio Fontana (two currently at The Met Breuer and one at The Met Fifth Avenue), created many decades before the instagrammable pop-up craze. Also see Fontana's Cuts series, slashed paintings that became symbols of the postwar era, and exquisite work in ceramic.
Strollers/Diapers: Check strollers or wheel right through the spacious galleries.
Eat & Treats: Pick up sandwiches, pastries and cookies and relax at Flora Bar and Flora Coffee on the ground floor.