September 2017
  • Met Escapes: Art-Making Workshop

    Sep 25, 2017 2:00pm — 3:30pm

    Take a break from the everyday with art at the Museum. Participate in discussions, handling sessions, art making, and other interactive and multisensory activities in the galleries and classrooms. For individuals living with dementia, together with their family members or care partners. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

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  • October 2017
  • Seeing Through Drawing

    Oct 7, 2017 11:00am — 1:00pm

    Be inspired by the Museum’s collection and learn innovative drawing techniques through workshops that include experimentation with materials, verbal description, and creative response to works of art. For adults who are blind or partially sighted. With the Museum’s collection as inspiration, learn innovative techniques that make drawing accessible. Free, but reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

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  • Met Escapes: Gallery Tour

    Oct 11, 2017 2:00pm — 3:30pm

    Take a break from the everyday with art at the Museum. Participate in discussions, handling sessions, art making, and other interactive and multisensory activities in the galleries and classrooms. For individuals living with dementia, together with their family members or care partners. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

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  • Whitney Signs: Where We Are

    Oct 14, 2017 4:00pm — 6:00pm

    Location: Floor Three, Laurie M. Tisch Education Center and Floor Seven, Robert W. Wilson Galleries Experience the Whitney’s world renowned collection of modern and contemporary American art in American Sign Language. Join us for a free tour in ASL of Where We Are: Selections from the Whitney’s Collection: 1900-1960 led by an expert Deaf educator and accompanied by a voice interpreter. The tour begins at 5 pm, with a pre-tour wine and cheese reception from 4–5 pm in the Laurie M.…

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  • Picture This! Workshop—Rodin at The Met

    Oct 19, 2017 2:00pm — 3:30pm

    For adults who are blind or partially sighted. Awaken the senses in workshops that make works of art accessible through detailed descriptions, touch, and other activities. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Rodin at The Met​. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

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  • Verbal Description and Touch Tour: Where We Are

    Oct 20, 2017 10:00am — 11:30am

    Location: Floor Seven, Robert W. Wilson Galleries Whitney verbal description and touch tours provide an opportunity for visitors who are blind or have low vision and their companions to experience the richness and diversity of twentieth and twenty-first century American art through vivid description and tactile opportunities. Ninety-minute tours are free-of-charge and are offered monthly on Friday mornings, beginning before the Museum opens to the general public. Please join us for a tour of Where We Are: Selections from the…

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  • Discoveries: Sculpturescope (Ages 18 and above)

    Oct 22, 2017 11:00am — 12:30pm

    This workshop for adults with learning or developmental disabilities and accompanying friends and family members includes a gallery tour and art activity. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

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  • Discoveries: Sculpturescope (Ages 5–17)

    Oct 22, 2017 2:00pm — 3:30pm

    This workshop for adults with learning or developmental disabilities and accompanying friends and family members includes a gallery tour and art activity. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

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  • Met Escapes: Gallery Tour

    Oct 30, 2017 2:00pm — 3:30pm

    Take a break from the everyday with art at the Museum. Participate in discussions, handling sessions, art making, and other interactive and multisensory activities in the galleries and classrooms. For individuals living with dementia, together with their family members or care partners. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

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  • November 2017
  • Met Signs Tour in ASL: Rodin at The Met

    Nov 3, 2017 7:00pm — 8:00pm

    Exhibition tour presented in ASL without voice interpretation led by Emmanuel von Schack, art historian and lecturer. Free with Museum admission. Meet at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 534, Vélez Blanco Patio. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Rodin at The Met. In American Sign Language only, without voice interpretation. Programs with Sign Language are intended primarily for the Deaf community. ASL students may attend, but no attendance sheets will be signed. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Gallery 534 (Vélez…

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  • Whitney Signs: Jimmie Durham: At the Center of the World

    Nov 4, 2017 4:00pm — 6:00pm

    Location: Floor Three, Laurie M. Tisch Education Center and Floor Eight, Neil Bluhm Family Galleries Experience the Whitney’s world renowned collection of modern and contemporary American art in American Sign Language. Join us for a free tour in ASL of Jimmie Durham: At the Center of the World led by an expert Deaf educator and accompanied by a voice interpreter. The tour begins at 5 pm, with a pre-tour wine and cheese reception from 4–5 pm in the Laurie M.…

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  • Met Escapes: Exploring Works of Art through Touch

    Nov 15, 2017 2:00pm — 3:30pm

    Take a break from the everyday with art at the Museum. Participate in discussions, handling sessions, art making, and other interactive and multisensory activities in the galleries and classrooms. For individuals living with dementia, together with their family members or care partners. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

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  • Picture This! Workshop— Modernism on the Ganges: Raghubir Singh Photographs

    Nov 16, 2017 2:00pm — 3:30pm

    For adults who are blind or partially sighted. Awaken the senses in workshops that make works of art accessible through detailed descriptions, touch, and other activities. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Modernism on the Ganges: Raghubir Singh Photographs. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

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  • Verbal Description and Touch Tour: Jimmie Durham: At the Center of the World

    Nov 17, 2017 10:00am — 11:30am

    Location: Floor Five, Neil Bluhm Galleries Whitney verbal description and touch tours provide an opportunity for visitors who are blind or have low vision and their companions to experience the richness and diversity of twentieth and twenty-first century American art through vivid description and tactile opportunities. Ninety-minute tours are free-of-charge and are offered monthly on Friday mornings, beginning before the Museum opens to the general public. Please join us for a tour of Jimmie Durham: At the Center of the…

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  • Seeing Through Drawing

    Nov 18, 2017 11:00am — 1:00pm

    Be inspired by the Museum’s collection and learn innovative drawing techniques through workshops that include experimentation with materials, verbal description, and creative response to works of art. For adults who are blind or partially sighted. With the Museum’s collection as inspiration, learn innovative techniques that make drawing accessible. Free, but reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

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  • Discoveries: Musical Zoo (Ages 18 and above)

    Nov 19, 2017 2:00pm — 3:30pm

    This workshop for children with learning or developmental disabilities and accompanying friends and family members includes a gallery tour and art activity. Free; reservations are required. Contact 212-650-2010 or access@metmuseum.org. At The Met Fifth Avenue – Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education

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  • December 2017
  • Whitney Signs: Jimmie Durham: At the Center of the World

    Dec 2, 2017 4:00pm — 6:00pm

    Location: Floor Three, Laurie M. Tisch Education Center and Floor Eight, Neil Bluhm Family Galleries Experience the Whitney’s world renowned collection of modern and contemporary American art in American Sign Language. Join us for a free tour in ASL of Jimmie Durham: At the Center of the World led by an expert Deaf educator and accompanied by a voice interpreter. The tour begins at 5 pm, with a pre-tour wine and cheese reception from 4–5 pm in the Laurie M.…

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  • Verbal Description and Touch Tour: Laura Owens

    Dec 15, 2017 10:00am — 11:30am

    Location: Floor Eight, Hurst Family Galleries Whitney verbal description and touch tours provide an opportunity for visitors who are blind or have low vision and their companions to experience the richness and diversity of twentieth and twenty-first century American art through vivid description and tactile opportunities. Ninety-minute tours are free-of-charge and are offered monthly on Friday mornings, beginning before the Museum opens to the general public. Please join us for a tour of Laura Owens. Space is limited, and reservations…

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