Experience projects and performances by Civic Practice Partnership Artists in Residence Alethea Pace, Brooklyn Hi Art Machine, and OlaRonke Akinmowo of The Free Black Women’s Library.

On the Plaza

Our people-powered block party is back with live music, energizing performances, and artist-led experiences for all ages on the David H. Koch Plaza.

In the Museum

Join us inside for gallery chats, art making, and unique tours!

MetFest Partners

Alethea Pace; Antibalas; Brass Queens; Bilingual Birdies; The BOSCO; Brooklyn Hi-Art Machine; Brooklyn United Music and Arts Program; Brooklyn Technical High School’s Lady Dragons and Organized C.H.A.O.S.; Brown Rice Family; BubbleMan NYC; Building Beats; Carmen Paulino; Cheer New York; DJ Rob Dinero and Shani Kulture of Hot 97; Douglas Kearney; The Free Black Women’s Library with OlaRonke Akinmowo; Full Circle Souljahs; Kut The Rug Institute; Marco Jimenez; Material Orchestra; MTB–Meant to Be; New York City Children’s Theater; NYC Hoop Troupe; Teatro SEA; Queens Night Market; Yacouba Sissoko and SIYA

MetFest is made possible by The William R. Kenan, Jr. Charitable Trust, Bonnie J. Sacerdote, the Uris Brothers Foundation Endowment, and Council Member Keith Powers.

Illustration by Janice Chang