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Guided Tour

Arts of Japan

The collection of Asian art at the Metropolitan is the largest and most comprehensive in the West. This tour presents an introduction to the Museum's full range of Japanese art, from the Neolithic to the modern. Highlights include Buddhist and Shinto ritual objects, secular art in a wide variety of media, screens, prints, and paintings. Textiles and prints rotate every four months and paintings every six months.

Free with Museum admission

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Other Occurrences

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, September 10, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, September 12, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, September 15, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, September 17, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, September 19, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, September 22, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, September 24, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Friday, September 26, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Monday, September 29, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

  • Guided Tour

    Arts of Japan

    Wednesday, October 1, 1:15–2:15 p.m.

    Free with Museum admission

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.