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81st Street Studio Opening Festival


Celebrate the opening of the 81st Street Studio, our new drop-in discovery and play space for kids ages 3–11 and their families and caregivers—where art and science meet! Join us for a festival of activities, storytelling, games, and more.

View the full schedule of events. The schedule is subject to change.

Doors to the 81st Street Studio open at 12 pm; all activities on David H. Koch Plaza, in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, and in the galleries run continuously from 12 to 5 pm unless otherwise noted.

No admission is required for the 81st Street Studio or festival activities on the plaza or in the Uris Center for Education; gallery activities are free with Museum admission.

Join us for more 81st Street Studio celebration fun on Sunday, September 10. 

Learn more about the 81st Street Studio.

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Stop by the welcome table in Diane W. Burke Hall, Uris Center for Education, Ground Floor, to request an assistive listening device, an American Sign Language interpreter, a sighted guide, and a large-print or Braille schedule of events, or to learn more about access accommodations, programs, and resources at The Met. You can also access The Met’s sensory-friendly resources online and take a break in the quiet galleries.

Masks are strongly recommended. See our visitor guidelines.

The Interactive Musical Station was designed by Yamaha.

All Upcoming


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