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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 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 ETHEL, with Special Guest Julia Crafton
Friday, September 8, and Saturday, September 9
6–8:30 PM
Petrie Court Cafe, Floor 1
Join the infectiously engaging contemporary string quartet as they welcome singer-songwriter and rising star Julia Crafton for two very special evenings. 

Artists on Artworks—Chase Hall on Art for the Millions: American Culture and Politics in the 1930s
Friday, September 8
6–7 PM
Gallery 692, Floor 2
 Hear Hall’s reflections on works in the exhibition by artists such as Dox Thrash, and themes that resonate with his own artistic practice, including race, economics, personal agency, and representation.

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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