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Frequently Asked Questions

Family Benefit 2013

How long does Met Family Circle Membership run?

Your Met Family Circle Membership is valid for one year from the date you enroll. Events and special programs are scheduled primarily to coincide with the school year and your Membership privileges are valid throughout the year.

What types of events are offered?

A variety of exclusive events are offered to Met Family Circle Members during the year, including evening programs in the galleries with curators and educators; complimentary tickets to the Pajama Party and The Family Benefit; a private family tour in the galleries; and a selection of private workshops with gallery viewings followed by sketching and studio projects.

How old should my child/children be when I join?

Met Family Circle activities are designed primarily for children up to age 12. Member families often have children ranging in age from 2 to 14, and we offer activities and programs designed to appeal to children in this broad age range.

What do Met Family Circle Membership dues support?

Proceeds from Met Family Circle membership dues support the general operating of the Museum, including a diverse schedule of special exhibitions, conservation of the Museum's unparalleled collections, and more than twenty thousand educational programs annually.


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You may also be interested in the Museum's family programs, programs for teens (ages 11–18), learning activities for kids, or concerts and performances.

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Met Family Circle

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Contact Us

For more information about the Met Family Circle, please call 212-650-2372 or email family.circle@metmuseum.org.