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Event Highlights: July 28–31

Posted: Monday, July 28, 2014

«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.»


Family Program
Storytime in Nolen Library
Monday, July 28, 3:00–3:30 p.m.
Children's Reading Room in Nolen Library, Uris Center for Education Show location on map
Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

Start with a book, then learn to look! After hearing stories in the library's special corner for kids, explore the Museum on a self-guided gallery hunt. For families with children ages 3–7. Please note: Space is limited for this event; first come, first served. See all upcoming Storytime in Nolen Library events.

Guided Tour at The Cloisters
Highlights of The Cloisters Collection
Monday, July 28, 3:00–4:00 p.m.
The Cloisters museum and gardens
Free with Museum admission

Museum lecturers offer highlights tours of The Cloisters museum and gardens—the branch of the Museum in northern Manhattan devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe—to introduce visitors to the collection as a whole or to specific departments or themes. Tours depart promptly; if you arrive late, inquire at the Information Desk for directions to the tour's location. See all upcoming guided tours at The Cloisters.

Guided Tour at The Cloisters
Uses and Representations of Water in the Middle Ages
Tuesday, July 29, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
The Cloisters museum and gardens
Free with Museum admission

Join one of our talented summer interns at The Cloisters museum and gardens for a tour that focuses on a specific theme related to The Cloisters' collection. Read more about the upcoming series of gallery talks led by the 2014 Cloisters summer interns at In Season.

Family Program
Art Trek
Tuesday, July 29, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Carson Family Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education Show location on map
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Be an art explorer! Take a new voyage around the globe every time you visit the Met. For families with children ages 5–12. See all upcoming Art Trek events.

Gallery Talk
Summer Museum Graduate Intern Talk
Wednesday, July 30, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Gallery 534 (Vélez Blanco Patio) Show location on map
Assistive listening devices available
Free with Museum admission

Summer Museum graduate interns lead gallery talks on topics of their choice between June 20 and August 6. Check the Information Desks for upcoming titles and topics. Assistive listening devices are available for this event.

Artist Demonstration
MediaLab Summer Expo
Wednesday, July 30, 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Art Study Room, Uris Center for Education Show location on map
Free with Museum admission

The Digital Media Department's MediaLab, led by Senior Manager Don Undeen, works with interns and volunteers to explore connections between art, technology, and the museum experience. At this year's Summer Expo, they'll be showing off their works-in-progress for your feedback. Project topics include 3D printing, indoor location tracking, accessibility, digital art, virtual reality, and more!

Family Program
Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library
Thursday, July 31, 10:30–11:00 a.m.
Children's Reading Room in Nolen Library, Uris Center for Education Show location on map
Free; Museum admission not required

Look, listen, and have fun with picture books in Nolen Library. For families with children ages 18 months–3 years. Please note: Space is limited for this event; first come, first served. See all upcoming Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library events.

Family Program
Start with Art at the Met
Thursday, July 31, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Carson Family Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education Show location on map
Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Sketch, explore, listen to stories, and discover the meaning of art! For families with children ages 3–7. See all upcoming Start with Art at the Met events.


See Find Events to search for events by date, see Programs to learn about all upcoming offerings, or visit Events at The Cloisters to plan your next visit to The Cloisters museum and gardens.

Department(s): Education
Tag(s): events

Comments

  • Fintan Corrigan says:

    The Met always has a tremendous lineup of programs and tours for tourists and lovers of art and sculpture. Terrific place to visit for all the family.

    Posted: July 10, 2014, 8:25 a.m.

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