The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Suggested-Free Admission Wednesdays

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Suggested-Free Admission Wednesdays
Jan 23

The Metropolitan Museum Of Art Suggested-Free Admission Wednesdays

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Suggested Admission Wednesdays at the The Metropolitan Museum of Art Fifth Avenue; Free Admission for Members, Patrons and Children (under 12) - see INFO below. The Met Fifth Avenue presents over 5,000 years of art spanning all cultures and time periods. Today, tens of thousands of objects are on view at any given time in the Museum's two-million-square-foot building. A comprehensive architectural plan for the Museum by the architects Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates was approved in 1971 and completed in 1991. Among the additions to the Museum as part of the master plan are the Robert Lehman Wing (1975), which houses an extraordinary collection of Old Masters, as well as Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art; The Sackler Wing (1978), which houses the Temple of Dendur; The American Wing (1980), whose diverse collection includes 25 recently renovated period rooms; The Michael C. Rockefeller Wing (1982) displaying the arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas; the Lila Acheson Wallace Wing (1987) of modern and contemporary art; and the Henry R. Kravis Wing (1991) devoted to European sculpture and decorative arts from the Renaissance to the beginning of the 20th century. Open Seven Days a Week: SundayThursday: 10 am5:30 pm Friday and Saturday: 10 am9 pm Closed Thanksgiving Day, December 25, January 1, and the first Monday in May.

when: January 23 @ 9am - 4:30pm
where: The Met Fifth Avenue, 1000 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY (map)
INFO: Suggested Admission for New York State residents as well as NY, NJ and CT students. Free for Members, Patrons & Children (under 12 yo). Phone: 212-535-7710 Website
category: Arts & Culture
 

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