See work by African American artists across the Museum.


Mark Black History Month with these upcoming programs. See a full list of programming here.

The artist Lauren Halsey in colorful clothing sitting before her Roof Garden Commission, a giant Egyptian-inspired temple.

Artist Interview—Lauren Halsey: The Roof Garden Commission

Go behind the scenes with artist Lauren Halsey, who discusses the inspiration and making of The Met’s 2023 Roof Garden Commission.

A pair of black men with feathers decorating their heads and body next to a cup covered with a lid

The Linsky Project: Reinterpreting Porcelain Figures

New interpretive labels help visitors navigate the role of the decorative arts in negotiating race, labor, colonialism, and global commerce.
Black and white photograph of school child

A Snapshot of Black Photographers in Watson Library's Collection

Celebrating Black History Month in the Stacks