Live Virtual Museum Events

Check out the incredible line-up of art, history, and design talks happening in New York and other museums. Most events are free, but registration is often required. Consider making a donation to keep the programming coming! (All times EST except where noted.)

Wednesday, May 18

10:00am – Art – Metropolitan Museum of Art
Research Out Loud: Met Fellows Present—Crafting Luxury: Mediation, Translation, and Aesthetic Exchange in Architecture and Decorative Arts – Free

1:00pm – Photography – International Center for Photography
The Rules are Broken: Memory and Materiality in Photography – Handle with Care: Publishing Photobooks – $5

2:00pm – Art – Metropolitan Museum of Art
Research Out Loud: Met Fellows Present—Contemporary Dialogues in the Arts from Africa – Free

6:00pm – Design – Bard Graduate Center
MacArthur x BGC: What is Conservation? – Free

6:30pm – History – New-York Historical Society
Race and Freedom of Expression – $38

7:00pm – Music – NYPL Performing Arts
NYPL 33 1/3: Author Talk – Duran Duran “Rio” with Journalist Annie Zaleski – Free

Thursday, May 19

10:00am – Art – Metropolitan Museum of Art
Research Out Loud: Met Fellows Present—Conservation and Material Science: Recent Innovations and Technological Investigations – Free

12:00pm – Art – Whitney Museum of American Art
Virtual Tour: Whitney Bienniel – Quiet As It’s Kept – Free
In association with the exhibition, Whitney Biennial – Quiet As It’s Kept

12:00pm – History – New-York Historical Society
NYC Landmarks50+ Alliance | Spring Convening – Free

1:00pm – Photograph – International Center for Photography
The Rules are Broken: Memory and Materiality in Photography – From the Frontlines to Your Screen – $5

2:00pm – Art – Metropolitan Museum of Art
Research Out Loud: Met Fellows Present—Interrogating and Reframing Photographic Records in The Met Collection – Free

6:00pm – Art & Cocktails ­– NY Transit Museum
Virtual Drink and Draw with Sarah Nisbett – Free

6:00pm – Performance – NYPL Performing Arts
Theater in Quarantine (In Person and Livestream) – Free

6:30pm – History – Fraunces Tavern
Female Genius: Eliza Harriot and George Washington at the Dawn of the Constitution – Free

Friday, May 20

5:00pm – Photography & History – New-York Historical Society
Picturing the Self: Black Women Photographers and the Art of Visibility – Free

Monday, May 23

10:00am – Art – Metropolitan Museum of Art
Research Out Loud: Met Fellows Present—Negotiating Identity through Difference: Representing Race, Faith, Ethnicity, and Space – Free

2:00pm – Art – Metropolitan Museum of Art
Research Out Loud: Met Fellows Present—To Be Determined: Objects, Archives, and Memory – Free

6:30pm – Society – New York Public Library
Civic Education and Democracy in Crisis: A Conversation in Memory of Judge Robert A. Katzmann – Free

Tuesday, May 24

6:30pm – History – New York Public Library
New Yorker Treasures: John Hersey & Hiroshima – Free
In association with the exhibition, Treasures