Visiting Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion?

You must join the virtual exhibition queue when you arrive. If capacity has been reached for the day, the queue will close early.

Learn more
Events/ Ongoing Programs/ MetCelebrates/ Festivals and Special Programs/ Teen Event—Virtual Teens Take The Met! (Ages 13–18)

Teen Event—Virtual Teens Take The Met! (Ages 13–18)

Free, though advance registration is recommended

Join us on Instagram and across social media for Virtual Teens Take The Met! Catch us on the @metteens Instagram account and follow along across our partners' social media platforms for art-making activities, performances, music, games, and more. Discover what you can do with other cultural and community organizations from New York City and beyond.

Plan to join us? Register now to receive reminders and exclusive virtual content you can use on social media during the event! Please note: All ages may view the virtual content, but only registrants ages 13–18 may access the private Zoom sessions.

Register Now

The Basics

All you need to participate is a device (computer, phone, or tablet) with an internet connection to access Instagram, Zoom, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media platforms. Activities are posted on the @metteens Instagram account starting at 3 pm. To join us, start off on @metteens or follow the links below to go directly to an organization's account.

Suggested materials for activities throughout the day: 
  • Paper (white, colored, or notebook paper)
  • Writing and drawing tools (pencils, pens, markers, gel pens)
  • Collage materials (magazines, newspapers, paper with patterns)
  • Recycled cereal box or other cardboard box
  • Paint and brushes
  • Glue and/or tape
  • Scissors

Don't have all these materials? Don't worry! Substitute with whatever you have at home.

The Activities!

38 pm
Hang out in the Met Teens Zoom VIP Lounge and listen to live music featuring DJ's from Building Beats. Drop in at any time to find out more about all the activities happening throughout the afternoon and make art with other teens. / @buildingbeats and @metteens / Zoom
Building Beats teen DJ's also livestreaming on Twitch!

3 pm
Express Yourself: Self Portraits with Bronx Museum / @bronxmuseum
Make Bucket Hats with Lewis Latimer House Museum / @lewislatimerhouse
Teens Meme The Met! with Met Teens / @metteens
Artistic Algorithms! with Queens Library / Zoom
Movement within Madness with Teens@Graham / Posted on @metteens
Know Your Rights! Voting Trivia with Museum of Chinese in America / @mocanyc
Level Up Your Zines with New York Public Library / @nyplteens

4 pm
Personalized Book Lists with Brooklyn Public Library / @bklynfuture / Discord
Make a Flower Book with Center for Book Arts / @centerforbookarts / Zoom
Activism Poster Making with El Museo del Barrio / @elmuseo
Poof! Life in a Vacuum! with Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum / @intrepidmuseum
Raffle: Meet The Met's Publications and Editorial Team / @metteens
Found Poems and Collages with Scholastic Art & Writing Awards / YouTube
Teen Art Spotlight with The Studio Museum in Harlem / @studiomuseumteens

5 pm
Artivism for Social Justice with Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE) / @artejustice
Original Songs from Remember Me: Hamlet Remix with Epic Theatre Ensemble / @epictheatr
Youth Performances with Lincoln Center / YouTube
Still-Life Photography: Create Emotional Lighting with The Met's Imaging Photo Studio / @metteens / Zoom
What Am I? Sexual Health Trivia with Planned Parenthood of Greater New York / @nowuknowppgny / Zoom
Poetry: What's Your Superpower? with Urban Word / @urbanwordnyc

6 pm
Painting and Poetry with Casita Maria / @casitamariabx
Let's Talk Healthy Relationships with Center for Anti-Violence Education / @centerforantiviolenceeducation / Zoom
Make a Lantern with Met Teens / @metteens
Check out teen artists in the PS Art exhibition / @metteens
Shakespeare Trivia and Performances with Titan Theatre Company / @titantheatreco
Expressive Paper Mosaics with UrbanGlass / @urbanglass

7 pm
Theater and Improv Games with ArtsConnection / @teens.artsconnection / Zoom
Poppin' Paper: Origami Collage with Met Teens / @metteens
Movement within Madness with Teens@Graham  / Zoom
Self-Care Art with Queens Museum / @thequeensteens

By entering a Zoom session for Virtual Teens Take The Met!, you are agreeing to the following:

  • You are between the ages of 13 and 19 and also pursuing some form of a high school diploma (please be prepared to show a school ID if asked)
  • You will use your first name only and not publish your email address
  • You will use one mic to help eliminate background noise and will mute yourself when not speaking
  • You will be courageous; if possible, show your face via video. Use the chat box to ask questions or to engage with others
  • You will respect the group: listen without judgment, be open-minded, and use positive language
  • You (and we) will have some fun!

Please note that by your presence in the Virtual Teens Take The Met! Zoom sessions, you consent to the use of your photograph, likeness, or voice as part of promotional materials for the Museum. The Met also reserves the right to remove someone from Zoom sessions for not abiding by the above agreements and/or engaging in inappropriate behavior. 

This Teens Take The Met! is a virtual teen event co-organized with our community partners.

Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE)ArtsConnectionBronx MuseumBrooklyn Public LibraryBuilding Beats; Casita MariaCenter for Anti-Violence Education; Center for BooksEl Museo del BarrioEpic Theatre EnsembleIntrepid Sea, Air & Space MuseumLewis Latimer House Museum; Lincoln Center EducationMuseum of Chinese in AmericaNew York Public Library; NYC Department of Youth and Community DevelopmentPlanned Parenthood of Greater New YorkQueens LibraryQueens Museum; Scholastic Art & Writing Awards; The Studio Museum in HarlemTeens@GrahamTitan Theatre CompanyUrban Word NYCUrbanGlass

All Upcoming


{{ listingCard.startDateText }}