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Date Night at The Met

5:00–9:00 P.M.
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 The Court Trio
Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10
6–8:30 PM
Petrie Court Cafe, Floor 1
Join Lavinia Pavlish, Molly Goldman, and Eleanor Norton, as they present celebrated string classics—from Bach, to Beethoven, to Dohnányi.

Gallery Chats
Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10
6–7:30 PM

Friday, June 9
Modern and Contemporary Art
Gallery 903, Floor 1
Gallery 909, Floor 1
Gallery 910, Floor 1

European Sculpture and Decorative Arts
Gallery 531, Floor 1

The Robert Lehman Collection
Gallery 964, Floor 1

Saturday, June 10
Musical Instruments
Gallery 681, Floor 2

Highlights Tour
Friday, June 9, and Saturday, June 10
6:30–7:30 PM

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

Watson Library Tour
Friday, June 9
6–6:30 PM

Thomas J. Watson Library entrance, Vélez Blanco Patio, Gallery 534, Floor 1

Join a librarian for an after-hours tour of The Met’s art research library, Thomas J. Watson Library, including a behind-the-scenes peek at the library stacks. At the end of the tour, spend some time viewing a selection of books by LGBTQIA+ artists in celebration of Pride Month. 

The Observant Eye

Friday, June 9

6:30–7:30 PM

Gallery 955. Floor 1


Space is limited; first come first served.

Madeline Hollander: Hydro Parade

Saturday, June 10
6–8 PM

Museum wide

Made possible by the Arnhold Fund for Dance Innovation at The Met.


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

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