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The American Chair: Style, Structure, and Status

From the colonial table chair to a tête-à-tête, examine the changing design of American seating furniture from the mid-seventeenth century to 1900.

Assistive listening devices are available.Assistive listening devices are available.

Free with Museum admission

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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.

Friday Evening Gallery Events

Bring your friends and chart your own course through the galleries as you participate in activities that connect you with works of art.