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Event Highlights: April 28–30

The Museum offers hundreds of events and programs each month—including lectures, performances, tours, family activities, and more. The following listings are just a sample of our upcoming programs.


Exhibition Tour
Irving Penn: Centennial
Friday, April 28, 10:15–11:15 am
The Met Fifth Avenue - Gallery 199
Free with Museum admission, though tour tickets are required.

Examine some 150 photographs by Irving Penn (1917–2009) in this exhibition highlighting every period of the artist's dynamic career with the camera. Note: Space is limited. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis at any point of admission or any Membership desk. Assistive listening devices are available.

Free Lecture
Art and Independence: Y. G. Srimati and the Indian Style
Friday, April 28, 5–6 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Uris Center for Education
Free with Museum admission

Join curators John Guy and Shanay Jhaveri for a lecture related to the exhibition An Artist of Her Time: Y. G. Srimati and the Indian Style. Assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.

Conversation with an Educator
Saint John the Baptist by Juan Martínez Montañés
Saturday, April 29, 11–11:30 am
The Met Fifth Avenue - Gallery 611
Free with Museum admission

Join art historian and lecturer Inés Powell for an interactive dialogue about a work of art. Assistive listening devices are available.

Guided Tour
European Paintings: Renaissance to Revolution
Saturday, April 29, 3:15–4:15 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Tours Sign, Great Hall
Free with Museum admission

Explore the meaning and beauty of Old Master paintings in the Museum's European Paintings Galleries, 1250–1800.

Guided Tour
Museum Highlights
Sunday, April 30, 11:30 am–12:30 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Tours Sign, Great Hall
Free with Museum admission

Discover The Met collection on this tour, which focuses on a selection of works of art representing different cultures and time periods and encourages visitors to explore the Museum on their own.

Family Program
Storytime in Nolen Library
Sunday, April 30, 2–2:30 pm
The Met Fifth Avenue - Children's Reading Room in Nolen Library, Uris Center for Education
Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

Gather around as we look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt in the Museum. For families with children ages 3–6. Children of all ages are welcome to attend. Space is limited; first come, first served.


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