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Power figure
Kongo: Power and Majesty
Through January 3, 2016
Pierre Huyghe installation
The Roof Garden Commission: Pierre Huyghe
Through November 1, 2015
Sculpture of pharaoh's face
Ancient Egypt Transformed: The Middle Kingdom
October 12, 2015–January 24, 2016
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MetFridays: New York's Night Out
Asia 100
The Met Asian Art Centennial 2015
Make 2015 the year you discover Asia at the Met!


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Arvo Pärt at Eighty
Friday Focus—Hungarian Treasure: Historical Background, Geographical Context, and the Objects of the Salgo Silver Collection
#MetKids—Am I in Somebody's House? The Special Rooms of The Robert Lehman Collection
MetCollects—Episode 17: Christraud Geary on the Throne of Njouteu
Beauty and Belief
Met Museum Presents: The New 2015–16 Season


Now at the Met
Event Highlights: October 9–12

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2015

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.

#MetKids Blog
#MetKids at World Maker Faire 2015

Posted on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, by Emily Sutter

Emily Sutter, coordinator for Digital Learning, recaps the #MetKids team's trip to World Maker Faire 2015.

Teen Blog
Splinters of Light

Posted on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, by Jo

Guest Blogger Jo shares three poems inspired by works in the Met's collection.



The Museum offers hundreds of events and programs each month—including lectures, performances, tours, family activities, and more.

Artwork of the Day

Funerary Mask Funerary Mask
Date: 10th–11th century
Accession Number: 1974.271.35
On view in Gallery 357

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