1000 Fifth Ave.
Upper East Side, NY 10028
Description: Usher in spring at this festival for all ages. Revel in the sounds of music. Experience storytelling, poetry, and art making, and participate in dance performances. Immerse yourself in the scents and visual splendor of spring as you explore the Met's galleries.
Programs meet in the Ancient Near Eastern Art galleries, the Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia, and the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education.
Venue Description: The Metropolitan Museum of Art accommodates some of the greatest cultural treasures in the world, representing art from around the world and every time period from the Stone Age to the present. The museum houses the finest American art in the world, as well as an impressive collection of European, Greco-Roman, and Ancient Egyptian art. The Egyptian Art gallery includes a whole temple that was shipped to America as a gift.
The Cloisters A branch of the The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Cloisters are devoted to the art and architecture of medieval Europe. The building itself is built with actual chapels, cloisters and other pieces of Gothic and Romanesque architecture. Inside, one can see sculpture, tapestries, magnificent stained-glass windows, and more. The most renowned treasures include the Book of Hours by Jeanne d'Evreux, the Bury St. Edmonds cross, the Chalice of Antioch, and the Unicorn Tapestries. The Cloisters are situated on the beautiful rolling grounds of Fort Tryon Park, which has magnificent views of the Palisades.
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