The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Cloisters Museum Observe MLK Jr Day, 1/21
In the Metropolitan's main building, Charles H. Tally Holiday Monday Family Programs specially organized for January 21 include discussion and sketching activities that will be available for families with children ages 5 through 12 at 11 a.m., noon, 1:15 and 2:30 p.m. These programs are free with Museum admission.
Museum cafés and restaurants and several of the Museum gift shops in the Main Building, and the gift shop at The Cloisters will be open.
The Museum's main building and The Cloisters will also be open this spring on four additional major Monday holidays: Presidents' Day (February 18), Spring Break (March 25 and April 1), and Memorial Day (May 27).
A different selection of galleries and exhibitions will be open each Holiday Monday.
Credits: African Art, New York, and the Avant-Garde: Made possible by the Friends of the Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. George Bellows: Made possible by The Peter Jay Sharp Foundation. Organized by the National Gallery of Art, Washington, in association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Royal Academy of Arts, London. Supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. Matisse: In Search of True Painting: Made possible in part by Vacheron Constantin. Additional support provided by the Jane and Robert Carroll Fund and the Diane W. and James E. Burke Fund. Organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in collaboration with the Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, and the Centre Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Paris. Supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.