About The Event
This event is open to current Columbia and Barnard students on a first-come, first-served basis with limited capacity.
Take a captivating journey through a diverse tapestry of artwork from the 20th and 21st centuries during this guided tour of modern and contemporary art at the iconic Met Museum. Highlighting global perspectives and practices, this hour-long experience will spark engaging conversation as you are introduced to work that reflects an era marked by seismic cultural, social and political shifts around the world.
Eager to keep exploring? Stick around after the tour to roam the galleries independently or enjoy a full lineup of Friday evening activities alongside fellow art enthusiasts—featuring live music from string quartet ETHEL, dynamic special exhibitions, walk-up writing, and more!
Optional Post-Tour Offerings:
6–8PM: Live Music by ETHEL
Great Hall Balcony Cafe, Floor 2
Join the beloved house band as they perform their infectiously engaging music.
6–6:30PM: Met Expert Talks
Gallery 690, The Robert Wood Johnson, Jr. Gallery
Join a museum experts for a deep dive into the exhibition British Vision, 1700–1900: Selections from the Department of Drawings and Prints.
Images: courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art