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Sunday–Thursday: 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and the first Monday in May

Hours (The Cloisters)
Open 7 Days a Week
March–October: 10:00 a.m.–5:15 p.m.
November–February: 10:00 a.m.–4:45 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1


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Teen Blog

Romantic Nature in the Met

Posted on Thursday, April 17, 2014, by Jill and Chantal Stein

Jill, a member of the Met's Teen Advisory Group, and Chantal Stein, a college intern, discuss Jacob van Ruisdael's painting The Forest Stream.

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Event Highlights: April 18–20

Posted on Thursday, April 17, 2014

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

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Pat Steir's Egg Sculpture at the Met

Posted on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, by Carly McCloskey

Pat Steir discusses the egg sculpture, on view in the Museum's Great Hall through tomorrow, April 17, that she designed for the citywide Fabergé Big Egg Hunt.