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Event Highlights: July 7–10

Posted: Monday, July 7, 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.»


Family Program
Storytime in Nolen Library
Monday, July 7, 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 7, 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.

Gallery Talk
People Watching
Tuesday, July 8, 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

Join Assistant Museum Educator Marianna Siciliano and observe people out and about in paintings by Seurat and Monet and photographs by twentieth-century photographer Garry Winogrand. Assistive listening devices are available for this event.

Guided Tour
Summer Intern Highlights Tour
Tuesday, July 8, 3:15–4:15 p.m.
Tours Sign, Great Hall Show location on map
Free with Museum admission

Join one of our talented summer interns for a tour that highlights particular works in the Museum's encyclopedic collection.

Gallery Talk
Summer Museum Graduate Intern Talk
Wednesday, July 9, 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.

Sights & Scents at The Cloisters
Pattern and Texture
Wednesday, July 9, 2:00–3:30 p.m.
The Cloisters museum and gardens
Free, but reservations are required

We invite individuals living with dementia, together with their family members or care partners, to join us for Sights & Scents. Enjoy treasures of medieval art and fragrant herbs through discussion, drawing, and multisensory exploration in the peaceful setting of The Cloisters museum and gardens. Please note: This event is free, but reservations are required. To make a reservation, or for more information, please call 212-650-2280 or email cloister.programs@metmuseum.org.

Conversation with a Curator
Dan Graham Sculpture, Modern and Contemporary Art
Thursday, July 10, 2:00–2:30 p.m.
Gallery 534 (Vélez Blanco Patio) Show location on map
Assistive listening devices available
Free with Museum admission

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Roof Garden Commission: Dan Graham with Günther Vogt, experience a lively dialogue with Associate Curator Ian Alteveer about a Dan Graham work that especially intrigues him. Assistive listening devices are available for this event.

Family Program
Start with Art at the Met
Thursday, July 10, 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
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