THE METROPOLITAN FIFTH AVENUE
Open Daily - Sunday to Thursday from 10:00 am to 5:30 pm - Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
CAMP: NOTES ON FASHION
MAY 9th – SEPTEMBER 8th, 2019
Through over 250 objects ranging dating from the 17th Century to present days, the Exhibition organized by the "Costume Institute's
" explores the origins of aesthetics. In "Notes on Camp
" by Susan Sontag ca. 1964, we find how the elements of irony, humor, parody, artifice, theatricality, and exaggeration are all expressed in fashion.
PLAY IT LOUD - ROCK & ROLL INSTRUMENTS
APRIL 8th – OCTOBER 1st, 2019
For the first time, a large museum exhibition examines the Instruments of rock and roll. One of the most important artistic movements of the 20th Century and with rock musicians attracted by the sound of the electric guitar and by the distortion of the first amps. The instruments used in Rock and Roll have certainly helped change music forever. The exhibition is co-organized with the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and will present about 130 instruments alongside posters and costumes.
ALICJA KWADE - PARAPIVOT
APRIL 16th – OCTOBER 27th, 2019
The work of the Berlin artist Alicja Kwade (born in 1979 in Poland) is elegant, rigorous and highly experiential. You can visit the exhibition by "climbing" to the Rooftop of the MET, a perfect opportunity to admire Central Park and Manhattan from above. For the exhibition at the Met, Kwade created two sculptures using steel and stone to evoke a miniature solar system, a piece of space that was temporarily established on the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor hanging gardens.
This is Kwade's first Exhibition in a museum in the United States.
DECEMBER 17th, 2018 – ONGOING
Epic Abstraction: From Pollock to Herrera starting from the 1940s to the 21st century to explore abstract painting, sculpture, and assembly through over 50 works from the Metropolitan Museum's permanent collection. You will find on display iconic works of the Met Collection, such as the classic "Drip" by Jackson Pollock, Autumn Rhythm (1950) and the monumental Mrs. N's Palace by Louise Nevelson (1964-77), along with the great American Masters are exhibited works by international artists , like the Japanese painter Kazuo Shiraga and the Hungarian artist Ilona Keserü. The exhibition also features important works by Helen Frankenthaler, Carmen Herrera, Shiraga, Joan Snyder and Cy Twombly.
Admission to the 2 Museums is included in the New York CityPASS. To know more -- CLICK HERE
MUSEUM OF NATRUAL HISTORY
The Museum is open daily from 10:00 am to 5:45 pm except for Thanksgiving and Chrsitmas Day
OCEANS: OUR BLU PLANET
MAY 1st, 2019 - JANUARY 5th, 2020
A journey to discover the largest and least explored habitat on Earth. From the coastal waters to the deepest and most mysterious worlds, this film reveals the untold stories of the most amazing ocean animals.
: 11:30 am; 4:30 pm
: 10:30 am; 12:30 pm; 1:30 pm; 2:30 pm; 3:30 pm
Lenght: 40 minutes.
Closed Caption and audio description devices are available. Please ask a staff member.
T. REX: THE ULTIMATE PREDATOR
MARCH 11th, 2019 - AUGUST 9th, 2020
How did T. Rex evolve to become the most feared carnivore of the Mesozoic? You will have a chance to discover the whole tyrannosaurus superfamily and its extraordinary history through life-size models, fossils and casts. Visitors, ages 12 and up, can enjoy an immersive virtual reality multiplayer experience developed exclusively for this exhibition.