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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 and the Great Hall Balcony 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 Mike Hashim’s Foot Warmers
Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11
6–8:30 PM
Great Hall Balcony Cafe, Floor 2
Join the quintet for an exciting celebration of American music featuring traditional, New Orleans and Chicago-style jazz.

Pipers at the Met
Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11
6 and 7 PM
Musical Instruments, Gallery 681, Floor 2
Mark International Bagpipe Day with a special concert featuring Bulgarian, French, Irish, and English bagpipe music. 

The Observant Eye
Friday, March 10
6:30-7:30 PM

Carson Family Hall, Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education, Ground Floor
Slow down, tap into your powers of observation, and discover a work of art through close looking and discussion.

Gallery Chats
Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11
6–7:30 PM

Friday, March 10 
All gallery chats will explore art centering female identity.

The American Wing
Gallery 768, Floor 2
Gallery 746 North, Floor 1
Gallery 772, Floor 2

European Paintings
Gallery 824, Floor 2
Gallery 812, Floor 2
Gallery 830, Floor 2

Egyptian Art
Gallery 115, Floor 1 

Modern and Contemporary Art
Gallery 902, Floor 1
Gallery 900, Floor 1

Medieval Art
Gallery 301, Floor 1

Gallery 850, Floor 2

Saturday, March 11
European Paintings
Gallery 830, Floor 2
Gallery 812, Floor 2

The American Wing
Gallery 758, Floor 2

The Robert Lehman Collection
Gallery 964, Floor 1
Gallery 953, Floor 1

Highlights Tour
Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11
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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