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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 drinks and an assortment of light fare in the American Wing Cafe, the Petrie Court Cafe, and the Cantor Roof Garden Bar. 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 Rock Paper Scissors
Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17
6–8:30 PM
Petrie Court Cafe, Floor 1
Join New York’s engaging new string trio as they perform old and new classical music with their signature high-energy spirit — from Zoltán Kodály and Ralph Farris to Adolphus Hailstork and Ching-chu Hu. 

Gallery Chats
Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17
6–7:30 PM

In celebration of Pride Month all volunteer-led gallery chats will explore art centering LGBTQIA+ identity.

Modern and Contemporary Art
Gallery 900, Floor 1
Gallery 910, Floor 1
Gallery 915, Mezzanine

European Paintings
Gallery 812, Floor 2
Gallery 817, Floor 2

Highlights Tour
Friday, June 16, and Saturday, June 17
6:30–7:30 PM

Departs from the Vélez Blanco Patio, Gallery 534, Floor 1 

Artists on Artworks—Ariel Goldberg on Berenice Abbott’s New York Album, 1929
Friday, June 16
6–7:00 PM

Join writer, curator, and photographer Ariel Goldberg for an in-depth look at works in the exhibition Berenice Abbott's New York Album, 1929.  

Note: Space is limited; first come, first served. 


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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