Courses and Workshops

Come study in the most exciting classrooms—the galleries of the Metropolitan Museum! These extended art history programs (which can include art making) bring together knowledgeable instructors, small groups of learners, and Museum masterpieces.

Short Courses

Extend your study of art and examine great artworks from different perspectives! Join other adults for thematic, multisession courses that combine lectures and gallery explorations led by Met experts and guest specialists.

Studio Workshops

Create your own artwork inspired by objects in the collection and learn new methods of art making with the guidance of expert artists and designers. Open to adults of all levels of experience.

Membership Classes for Adults

Members at the Sustaining ($600) level and above are invited to subscribe to engaging lecture series.

Membership Classes for Children

Art programs for children of Members at the Family/Dual ($210) level and above offer children the unique experience of learning about art in a studio setting or in the Museum's galleries.

Upcoming Courses and Workshops

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.

Programs for Visitors with Disabilities

The Museum is committed to providing learning experiences for kids, teens, and adults of all abilities. We offer events and programs for all audiences on a regular basis.