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Mosaic in the shape of a map with a title in yellow that reads "Africa & Byzantium"

Africa & Byzantium

Through March 3
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A woman stands half-concealed behind a blurred pane of glass, text "Women Dressing Women" visible in front and behind her.

Women Dressing Women

December 7, 2023–March 10, 2024
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Collection of nine unique Pueblo ceramics on a light blue background with the text, "Grounded in Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery"

Grounded in Clay: The Spirit of Pueblo Pottery

Through June 4
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Before Yesterday We Could Fly: An Afrofuturist Period Room

November 5, 2021–Ongoing
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A large white canvas with dripping, vertical indigo lines spaced closely together. The indigo color is concentrated at the top of the canvas then trails off as it makes its way down.

Lineages: Korean Art at The Met

Through October 20
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The African Origin of Civilization

December 14, 2021–Ongoing
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A marble carving of a female figure on a blue background with the words Cycladic Art

Cycladic Art

Ongoing
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Drawing of a man, sitting in the middle of the forest with a woman watching from behind.

Vision and Verse: The Poetry of Chinese Painting

Through June 16
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Anxiety and Hope in Japanese Art

Through July 14
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Don't Forget to Call Your Mother

Through September 15
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Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection

July 14, 2023–Ongoing
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Portrait of a Black teenage boy and three white children positioned against a Louisiana landscape.

Bélizaire and the Frey Children

October 12, 2023–Ongoing
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Samurai Splendor: Sword Fittings from Edo Japan

March 21, 2022–Ongoing
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New York Art Worlds, 1870–1890

Through July 21
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Ganesha: Lord of New Beginnings

Through June 15, 2025
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A Passion for Jade: The Bishop Collection

Through January 4, 2026
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Embracing Color: Enamel in Chinese Decorative Arts, 1300–1900

Through January 4, 2026
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Brown backdrop with an oval mirror in the center that reads " Everything Will Be Taken Away" in capital letters.

Afterlives: Contemporary Art in the Byzantine Crypt

Through January 25, 2026
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Painting of two figures in metal armor, figure on left rides a horse draped in orange and red fabric, figure on right is facing down, falling off of a horse draped in blue fabric.

The Jousting Armor of Philip I of Castile

Through April 1, 2026
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Layered Narratives: The Northern Renaissance Gallery

October 3, 2023–Ongoing
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Celebrating the Year of the Dragon

February 3–January 2025
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Locations and Hours

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Over 5,000 years of art from around the world.
Hours: Sunday–Tuesday and Thursday: 10 am–5 pm
Extended Hours: Friday and Saturday: 10 am–9 pm
Closed: Wednesday
Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and the first Monday in May.

The Met Cloisters

Art, architecture, and gardens of medieval Europe.
Hours: Thursday–Tuesday: 10 am–4:30 pm
Closed: Wednesday
Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, and January 1.
The Met's European Sculpture and Decorative Arts gallery filled with visitors.

Updates on The Met Collection and Cultural Property

Met director Max Hollein provides an update on The Met’s work on cultural heritage and, more broadly, The Met’s engagements across the globe.

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Detail of Aaron Douglas' "Let My People Go" featuring purple silhouetted figures against a yellow-green background.

Black History Month

Celebrate the rich culture and history of African Americans through art, talks, digital content, and more.

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A black and white photograph of a light-skin-toned woman wearing a long, dark evening dress.

Empowerment Through Practice in Fashion

On Friday, March 1, join fashion industry experts as they discuss concerns related to accessibility, sustainability, and the collective nature of design.

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Membership at The Met

Met Members enjoy a rich variety of specialized benefits—from free guest passes to Member Preview Days for new exhibitions—all while supporting our mission.


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Winter at The Met Store

Stay warm and cozy all season long with these cold-weather classics.

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