Last updated: April 2022
MET MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS 2022
- In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The MET, ongoing
- Fabergé from the Matilda Geddings Gray Foundation Collection, ongoing
- Alter Egos: Projected Selves. November 22, 2021–May 1, 2022
- Cruel Radiance: Photography, 1940s–1960s. November 22, 2021–May 1, 2022
- Jacques Louis David: Radical Draftsman. February 17, 2022-May 15, 2022
- Charles Ray: Figure Ground, through June 5, 2022
- Masters and Masterpieces: Chinese Art from the Florence & Herbert Irving Collection, through June 5, 2022
- Shell and Resin: Korean Mother-of-Pearl and Lacquer. December 13, 2021–July 5, 2022
- In America: A Lexicon of Fashion, through September 5, 2022
- Celebrating the Year of the Tiger, through January 17, 2023
- A New Look At Old Masters, through Spring 2023
- Winslow Homer: Crosscurrents. April 11, 2022–July 31, 2022
- In America: An Anthology of Fashion. May 7, 2022–September 5, 2022
- Kimono Style: The John C. Weber Collection. June 7, 2022–February 20, 2023
- The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England. October 10, 2022–January 8, 2023
- Louise Bourgeois: Paintings. April 12, 2022–August 7, 2022
MET MUSEUM HOURS
The MET Museum is closed on:
- Thanksgiving Day
- December 25
- January 1
- First Monday in May.
The museum is located at: 1000 Fifth Avenue, at 82nd Street, New York, NY 10028
The cloisters are located at: 99 Margaret Corbin Drive, Fort Tryon Park, New York, NY 10040
MET MUSEUM ADMISSION TICKETS
Entry is by timed ticket or reservation only and capacity is limited. To learn more, click here.
- New York State residents and New York, New Jersey, Connecticut students, the amount you pay for tickets is up to you!
- Make your reservation online, then pay what you wish at a Met admissions desk with a valid ID on the day you visit.
General Admission Tickets:
- $25 for adults
- $17 for seniors
- $12 for students
The MET is free for Members, Patrons, and children under 12.
MET MUSEUM LOCATIONS
- The MET Fifth Avenue
- The MET Cloisters
It is worth noting that each admission ticket provides same-day entry to both Met locations!
WHY I LOVE THE MET IN NYC AND YOU WILL TOO
I love The MET! If you are planning a trip to New York City in the near future, add The MET (Metropolitan Museum of Art) to the list of things you need to see during your visit to the city. The MET was founded on April 13, 1870 to encourage and develop the study of the fine arts, and over the years has become the largest art museum in the United States! The massive building (see the image that I shared at the start of this post) is perched on the edge of Central Park on Fifth Avenue in the Upper East Side. The museum’s permanent collection contains over two million works, that are enjoyed by more than 6 million visitors per year.
I’ve had the opportunity to visit The MET a few times over the years, and I can’t help but gasp each time I enter the Greek and Roman art wing. The way that bodies used to be carved out of marble is mesmerizing, I highly recommend you spend some time checking out the sculptures in the gallery. I could sit and look at paintings or sculptures all day long.
As I type this there are only two months left in this year (can you believe that?!), yet I will try to visit The MET once more before the holidays, especially to check out the “A New Look at Old Masters” exhibit. This exhibit includes paintings by Peter Paul Rubens, Anthony van Dyck and François Boucher. Visiting museums during chilly Fall or Winter afternoons is one of my favorite things to do in the city! *
* Update! In March 2022, I had the opportunity to visit The Met once again! As I had mentioned earlier, there were two specific exhibitions that I wanted to go see: Dutch Masterpieces & A New Look At Old Masters. Both were a total dream. If you appreciate seeing the work of great artists of former times, I highly recommend them!
MET MUSEUM STORE
Next time you visit the museum, don’t miss the gift shop where you can find around 300 art-infused gifts for just about everyone! Books, stationary, jewelry, clothing, accessories and home décor, The MET store has it all.
MET MUSEUM MAP
Take a quick look at the map below, so that you can familiarize yourself with the museum’s layout before your next visit to The MET.
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