For College Students

Extend your academic explorations beyond the seminar room in programs and internship opportunities and join other students at College Group at the Met events.

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The College Group at the Met is a group of local college students who plan events and programs for other students.

Talks People listening to a speaker in the Petrie Court

Talks in the galleries are free with Museum admission and do not require tickets or reservations unless otherwise noted.

Art-Making Programs Drop-in Drawing

Interact with artists and draw inspiration from the collection as you make your own work and learn about old and new artistic processes.

Lectures and Panels Lectures and Panels

The Museum regularly offers lectures and panels in conjunction with special exhibitions, the permanent collection, and other related topics.

Sunday at the Met Sunday at the Met

Gain insight into the Museum and its exhibitions through engaging afternoon programs organized around specific themes.

Concerts and Performances Concerts and Performances

The Museum's concert hall and gallery spaces provide settings for an extensive array of performances and concerts featuring artists from around the globe.

Internships for College and Graduate Students Internships for College and Graduate Students

Based upon their academic training and interests, as well as the availability of projects, college- and graduate-level interns work in one of the Metropolitan's administrative areas—curatorial, education, conservation, administration, or library.

Libraries and Study Centers Thomas J. Watson Library

The Museum's libraries contain books, periodicals, photographs, manuscripts, and other scholarly resources in printed and electronic formats. The Museum also maintains several specialized study centers with images, documentation, and actual objects on display or on reserve for examination by researchers.

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.


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