The Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
Free with Museum Admission
Explore the power of objects large and small through interactive gallery chats, art making, music, and more.
There are a few activities happening during this event, but here are my favs, mostly the art hands on ones. Click the link below to see the others!
Sketch live models wearing dresses inspired by the exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology. Artist Steven Fragale from The Met MediaLab uses the Tilt Brush program to explore The Met in virtual space, while Deborah Lutz teaches sketching in analog. Stickers distributed at program location; demonstrations repeat every 30 minutes.
Floor 1, Gallery 131, The Temple of Dendur in The Sackler Wing
Art Activity—Wearable Art
Create your own extreme hair accessory inspired by the plumage in the exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology.
Floor 1, Gallery 700, The Charles Engelhard Court
Artist Demonstration—Nail Art
Observe artist Lady Fancy Nails create original designs inspired by the exhibition Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology on one of the smallest canvases—the human fingernail. Limited spaces available for free first-come, first-served nail art sessions in collaboration with Cirque Colors. Note: This activity contains odors that may be sensitive for some visitors.
6–8 pm *Sign up starting 5pm at the store*
Floor 1, The Met Store
Art Activity—Compact Cosmos
What’s your sign? Take the cosmos home in your pocket by creating your own palm-sized astrological talisman inspired by the exhibition Court and Cosmos: The Great Age of the Seljuqs with The Met College Group.
Gallery 999, Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Exhibition Hall