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Artist Demonstration

From Fiber to Fabric: Weaving, Dyeing, and Embroidery

Watch weavers create in the galleries, dip into plant-based dyes, and try your hand at simple stitching. Contemporary artists and founders of the Textile Arts Center walk you through techniques that have spanned millennia and that artists around the world still use today. Bring friends and family to unravel the mysteries of fabric production and enjoy gallery talks, demonstrations in the exhibition Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade, 1500–1800, and hands-on art activities throughout the Museum. All ages welcome; drop in at any time.

Free with Museum admission

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Membership Classes for Children

Art programs for children of Members at the Family/Dual ($200) level and above offer children the unique experience of learning about art in a studio setting or in the Museum's galleries.

Seeing Through Drawing

In this class for adults who are blind or partially sighted, learn innovative techniques that make drawing accessible.

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Free Programs for Adults

Download the current Free Programs for Adults brochure (PDF), which includes gallery talks, exhibition tours, lectures, Sunday at the Met events, and art-making programs. You can also find up-to-date program listings on our online calendar.