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Fri 6/15: Met Fridays: Pride!

  • Met Museum 1000 5th Avenue New York, NY, 10028 United States (map)
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Save the Date: Met Fridays: Pride!

5 - 9pm, Free with museum admission

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Avenue (at 82nd St)

Celebrate Pride weekend with an evening of gallery talks, panel discussions, art making activities, and dancing at one of New York's most vibrant cultural institutions.

All events are free with Museum admission.

Refreshments (cash bar)
Floor 1, The American Wing Café (closes at 8:15 pm)
Floor 2, Great Hall Balcony Bar (closes at 8:15 pm)
Floor 1, Petrie Court Café (closes at 8 pm)
Floor 5, Roof Garden Bar (closes at 8:15 pm) (weather permitting). Enjoy the Pride and Tonic specialty cocktail at the Roof Garden Bar.

Show Me Love: Silent Dance Party
5:30–8:30 pm, Floor 1, Gallery 131, The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing
Dance the night away with DJ sets from Papi Juice, the dance party that celebrates queer and transgender people of color; queer icon and groundbreaking musician JD Samson; and genre-defying performer Helado Negro. Hosted by Housing Works, a minority-led organization committed to ending the dual crises of homelessness and AIDS.

Voguing Workshop
6 pm, 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm, and 8 pm, Floor 1, Gallery 700, The Charles Engelhard Court
Learn the fiercer elements of movement in this drop-in workshop—no prior experience necessary!

Conversations with . . .
Curators, educators, artists, and activists explore The Met collection through a nonbinary lens.

5:30 pm:  Floor 1, Gallery 951, Robert Lehman Collection, Brandon Patrick George, flutist
6:30 pm:Floor 2, Gallery 637, Jeffrey Fraiman, Research Associate, European Sculpture and Decorative Arts
7 pm: Gonzalo Casals, Executive Director, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art

Artists on Artworks: Rashaad Newsome
6–7 pm, Gallery 350, The Lester Wunderman Collection of Dogon Art

Panel Discussion: Feminist Futures
6:30–7:30 pm, Floor 1, The Grace Rainey Rogers Auditorium. Panelists consider how different groups within feminism can support one another, incorporating experiences ranging from the historical to the nonbinary. Seating is limited.

Drop-in Drawing
6:30–8:30 pm, Floor 2, Gallery 241, Florence and Herbert Irving Galleries
A series of expressive drawing exercises that explore ideas of beauty. Materials are provided; pencils only. Space is limited.

French Flute Tradition
6 pm, Flutes of Versailles, Floor 1, Gallery 735, The Lawrence A. and Barbara Fleischman Gallery
7 pm, French Impressionists, Ground Floor, Gallery 961, Robert Lehman Collection
Flutist Brandon Patrick George performs pieces by Baroque and Impressionists composers.

Selfie Station
5–8:30 pm

This event is part of #MetFridays: New York's Night Out.
MetFridays programs are made possible in part by Bonnie J. Sacerdote