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Collecting and Display: The Chinese Treasury

In this new installation, discover fascinating and interrelated stories about Chinese art and politics through extraordinary objects made in materials that include silk, lacquer, jade, porcelain, as well as exotic, imported materials such as rhinoceros horn. Note: Space is limited; first come, first served. Tickets are distributed 15 minutes prior to the talk at the program meeting point.

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

Free with Museum admission, though tickets are required

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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.

Garden Tour at The Cloisters Museum and Gardens

Enjoy collection highlight tours, garden tours, gallery talks, and other programs at The Cloisters museum and gardens, the branch of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in northern Manhattan devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe.