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Date Night at The Met

Free with Museum admission

Every Friday and Saturday night, it’s Date Night at The Met! Bring a friend or special someone (or yourself!) for an evening of live music, drinks, and 5,000 years of art.

Experience live music and gallery chats across the Museum, and enjoy drink specials and an assortment of light fare in the American Wing Cafe, the Great Hall Balcony Cafe, or the Petrie Court Cafe. Met Members at the Evening Hours level and above are welcome to enjoy small bites menu in the Balcony Lounge (reservations recommended).

Events and performers are subject to change. All events are free with Museum admission, which is always pay-what-you-wish for New York State residents and NY, NJ, and CT students with valid ID. Pay-what-you-wish tickets can only be reserved in person; allow extra time for lines. 

Met Members can use their Member card as their ticket and enter at 81st Street and Fifth Avenue. Join today

Masks are strongly recommended.

Live Music by Vienna Carroll and The Folk
Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 256–8:30 PM
The Petrie Court Café, Floor 1
Join the group for an evening of Seneca Village-era Afro-Future Roots music in celebration of Black History Month.

Gallery Chats
Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25, 6–7:30 PM
In celebration of Black History Month, all volunteer-led gallery chats on Friday, February 24 will explore art centering Black identity.

Friday, February 24 
6–7:30 PM
Modern and Contemporary Art
Gallery 900, Floor 1
Gallery 915, Mezzanine

Musical Instruments
Gallery 681, Floor 2

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts
Gallery 521, Floor 1
Gallery 508, Floor 1

The American Wing
Gallery 723, Floor 1
Gallery 747, Floor 2

Saturday, February 25
6–7:30 PM
Modern and Contemporary Art
Gallery 900, Floor 1

European Paintings 
Gallery 614, Floor 2

The Robert Lehman Collection
Gallery 964, Ground Floor

Highlights Tour
Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25, 6:30–7:30 PM
Departs from the Vélez Blanco Patio, Gallery 534, Floor 1


Friday and Saturday evenings are made possible by the Ruth Lapham Lloyd Trust and the William H. Kearns Foundation.

All Upcoming


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