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Family Programs

Look at art together and get creative during free, interactive drop-in programs for kids and their parents or caregivers. For more information about Family Programs, please call 212-570-3961 or email familyprograms@metmuseum.org.

Storytime in Nolen Library

For families with children ages 18 months–6 years
Gather around as we look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books; then continue your adventure with a self-guided gallery hunt.

Art Play

For families with children ages 2–4
Discover art and the Museum through stories, play, and activities just for early learners!

Start with Art at the Met/Start with Art and Music

For families with children ages 3–6
Share ideas and enjoy stories, sketching, singing, and other gallery activities that bring works of art to life.

Art Trek

For families with children ages 7–11
Travel through time and around the world on a Museum adventure.

How Did They Do That?

For visitors of all ages
Peek at technique and learn—through handling tools and materials—how works of art were created.

Sunday Studio

For families with children of all ages
Drop in and create works of art right next to those in the Museum's galleries. Start or continue your art-making experience with a family tour in nearby galleries.

Picture This! Family Workshops

For families with children and teens ages 5–17 who are blind or partially sighted
Explore works of art in accessible ways—detailed descriptions, touch, and other activities—that use all the senses. Create your own work of art to take home.

Discoveries Family Workshops

For visitors ages 5–17 with learning and developmental disabilities
These workshops welcome children and teens with a range of abilities and learning styles together with family and friends. All can enjoy these multisensory workshops that include tactile opportunities and art-making activities.

Family Programs at The Cloisters

For families with children ages 4–12
The Metropolitan's branch dedicated to medieval art in northern Manhattan is a great place to visit with children!

School Break and Holiday Programs

For families with children ages 3–11
Day off from school? Travel the world at the Met in one hour!

Upcoming Family Programs

  • Family Program

    CANCELED—Toddler Storytime

    Tuesday, January 27, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Note: This program has been canceled.

  • Family Program

    CANCELED—Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, January 27, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Note: This program has been canceled.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, January 28, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, January 28, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, January 29, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, January 29, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, January 29, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, January 30, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, January 30, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, January 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, January 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, January 31, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, January 31, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Sunday Studio

    Printing Stories: African American Artists

    Sunday, February 1, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Sunday Studio

    Family Tour—Printing Stories: African American Artists

    Sunday, February 1, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Sunday, February 1, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 2, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 2, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, January 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, January 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, January 31, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, January 31, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Sunday Studio

    Printing Stories: African American Artists

    Sunday, February 1, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Sunday Studio

    Family Tour—Printing Stories: African American Artists

    Sunday, February 1, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Sunday, February 1, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, February 7, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, February 7, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, February 7, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, February 7, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Program for Visitors with Learning and Developmental Disabilities

    Discoveries—America: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (Ages 5–17)

    Sunday, February 8, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

    Free, but reservations are required

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Sunday, February 8, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    CANCELED—Toddler Storytime

    Tuesday, January 27, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Note: This program has been canceled.

  • Family Program

    CANCELED—Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, January 27, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Note: This program has been canceled.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, January 28, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, January 28, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, January 29, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, January 29, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, January 29, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, January 30, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, January 30, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, January 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, January 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, January 31, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, January 31, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Sunday Studio

    Printing Stories: African American Artists

    Sunday, February 1, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Sunday Studio

    Family Tour—Printing Stories: African American Artists

    Sunday, February 1, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Sunday, February 1, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 2, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 2, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 3, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 3, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Art Play

    Wednesday, February 4, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 4, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 4, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, February 5, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, February 5, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Start with Art and Music

    Thursday, February 5, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 6, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 6, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Drop-in Drawing

    Texture and Form: Oceanic Art

    Friday, February 6, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, February 7, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, February 7, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, February 7, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, February 7, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Program for Visitors with Learning and Developmental Disabilities

    Discoveries—America: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (Ages 5–17)

    Sunday, February 8, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

    Free, but reservations are required

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Sunday, February 8, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 9, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 9, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 10, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 10, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 11, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 11, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 13, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 13, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, February 14, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, February 14, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Saturday, February 14, 1:00–1:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Saturday, February 14, 1:30–2:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Saturday, February 14, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Saturday, February 14, 2:30–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Saturday, February 14, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Saturday, February 14, 3:30–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Sunday, February 15, 1:00–1:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Sunday Studio

    Printing Stories: African American Artists

    Sunday, February 15, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Sunday, February 15, 1:30–2:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Sunday, February 15, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Sunday Studio

    Family Tour—Printing Stories: African American Artists

    Sunday, February 15, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Sunday, February 15, 2:30–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Sunday, February 15, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Sunday, February 15, 3:30–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs

    Monday, February 16, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs

    Monday, February 16, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs

    Monday, February 16, 1:00–2:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs

    Monday, February 16, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 17, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Midwinter Recess Family Program

    Tuesday, February 17, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 17, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 18, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Midwinter Recess Family Program

    Wednesday, February 18, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 18, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, February 19, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Midwinter Recess Family Program

    Thursday, February 19, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, February 19, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, February 19, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 20, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Midwinter Recess Family Program

    Friday, February 20, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 20, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Drop-in Drawing

    Design and Repetition: Ottoman Textiles

    Friday, February 20, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, February 21, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, February 21, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, February 21, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, February 21, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Sunday, February 22, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 23, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 23, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 24, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 24, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 25, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 25, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    CANCELED—Toddler Storytime

    Tuesday, January 27, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Note: This program has been canceled.

  • Family Program

    CANCELED—Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, January 27, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Note: This program has been canceled.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, January 28, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, January 28, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, January 29, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, January 29, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, January 29, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, January 30, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, January 30, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, January 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, January 31, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, January 31, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, January 31, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Sunday Studio

    Printing Stories: African American Artists

    Sunday, February 1, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Sunday Studio

    Family Tour—Printing Stories: African American Artists

    Sunday, February 1, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Sunday, February 1, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 2, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 2, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 3, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 3, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Art Play

    Wednesday, February 4, 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 4, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 4, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, February 5, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, February 5, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Start with Art and Music

    Thursday, February 5, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 6, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 6, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Drop-in Drawing

    Texture and Form: Oceanic Art

    Friday, February 6, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, February 7, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, February 7, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, February 7, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, February 7, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Program for Visitors with Learning and Developmental Disabilities

    Discoveries—America: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow (Ages 5–17)

    Sunday, February 8, 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

    Free, but reservations are required

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Sunday, February 8, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 9, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 9, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 10, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 10, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 11, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 11, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 13, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 13, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, February 14, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, February 14, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Saturday, February 14, 1:00–1:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Saturday, February 14, 1:30–2:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Saturday, February 14, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Saturday, February 14, 2:30–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Saturday, February 14, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Saturday, February 14, 3:30–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Sunday, February 15, 1:00–1:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Sunday Studio

    Printing Stories: African American Artists

    Sunday, February 15, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Sunday, February 15, 1:30–2:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Sunday, February 15, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Sunday Studio

    Family Tour—Printing Stories: African American Artists

    Sunday, February 15, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Sunday, February 15, 2:30–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Sunday, February 15, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • How Did They Do That?

    Prints and Process

    Sunday, February 15, 3:30–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs

    Monday, February 16, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs

    Monday, February 16, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs

    Monday, February 16, 1:00–2:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs

    Monday, February 16, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 17, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Midwinter Recess Family Program

    Tuesday, February 17, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 17, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 18, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Midwinter Recess Family Program

    Wednesday, February 18, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 18, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, February 19, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Midwinter Recess Family Program

    Thursday, February 19, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, February 19, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, February 19, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 20, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Midwinter Recess Family Program

    Friday, February 20, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 20, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Drop-in Drawing

    Design and Repetition: Ottoman Textiles

    Friday, February 20, 6:30–8:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, February 21, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, February 21, 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Saturday, February 21, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Art Trek

    Saturday, February 21, 2:00–3:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Sunday, February 22, 2:00–2:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 23, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Monday, February 23, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 24, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Tuesday, February 24, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 25, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Wednesday, February 25, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, February 26, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Thursday, February 26, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Start with Art at the Met

    Thursday, February 26, 3:30–4:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Toddler Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 27, 10:30–11:00 a.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Family Program

    Storytime in Nolen Library

    Friday, February 27, 3:00–3:30 p.m.

    Free; Museum admission not required for the library portion of this program

  • Performance

    Lunar New Year Festival—Sesame Street Puppeteers Featuring Alan Muraoka

    Saturday, February 28, 12:00–1:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Art-Making Program

    Lunar New Year Festival—Art Activity: Shadow Puppets

    Saturday, February 28, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Art-Making Program

    Lunar New Year Festival—Art Activity: Accordion Books

    Saturday, February 28, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Art-Making Program

    Lunar New Year Festival—Art Activity: Family Food Stories with Feed Me a Story

    Saturday, February 28, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Art-Making Program

    Lunar New Year Festival—Art Activity: Kite Canopy

    Saturday, February 28, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Art-Making Program

    Lunar New Year Festival—Art Activity: Knot Tying with the Korean Cultural Center

    Saturday, February 28, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Lunar New Year Festival—Sound Station: New Beginnings

    Saturday, February 28, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Performance

    Lunar New Year Festival—Opening Festivities: Chinese Center on Long Island Lion Troupe

    Saturday, February 28, 1:00–1:30 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

  • Family Program

    Lunar New Year Festival—Touch Station: Stone Carving

    Saturday, February 28, 1:00–4:00 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission; admission is free for children under 12 with an adult.

Free Programs for Families and Teens

Download the latest Free Programs for Families and Teens brochure (PDF) to find out what's happening this season at the Met. You can also find up-to-date program listings on our online calendar.

Children's Art Classes, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Inspire lifelong connections with art. Members-only Children's Art Classes begin January 27. Register now.

Family Guides

Read all about it! Special guides show kids visiting the Museum how to hunt for details and learn fun facts about the collection. Download a guide before your visit, or pick one up for free at the Information Desks.

Program Support

Family programs are made possible by Uris Brothers Foundation Endowment, The Aronson Family Foundation, Estate of Anna J. Enea, Pat and John Rosenwald Fund, Mr. and Mrs. Marvin H. Schein, Joan E. Weberman, Epstein Teicher Philanthropies, and The DuCommun and Gross Family Foundation.