Jun 14 - June 15, 2022
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: 5th Avenue, from 82nd Street to 105th Street
The Museum Mile Festival is a free annual event where several museums along this stretch open their doors for the evening. The festival is a walker's paradise with many other attractions such as street musicians, art related activities for children, food vendors and more. This year the event kick-off host is the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Museum Mile Kick-off
Museum Mile performance from Slavic Soul Party.
6:15–6:45 pm, 7:15–7:45 pm, 8:15–8:45 pm
IBEX Puppetry activates the plaza with their award-winning puppets, puppeteers, and kites in a playful exploration of the connections between people and our natural environment.
Groove on the Plaza
Enjoy the Balkan brass and jazz sounds of Slavic Soul Party!
Meet artists and make art together inspired by The Met collection! Unless otherwise noted, activities are best for ages 3 and up.
Construct your own crane puppet with IBEX Puppetry.
Drop-in Drawing: A Moment in Time
Be present in the moment and admire the beauty around you while sketching along with teaching artists. Demonstrations repeat every 30 minutes.
Light up the summer sky with a tissue paper lantern.
Create a custom keepsake inspired by The Met collection.
STORYTELLING AND GALLERY ACTIVITIES
Ask the Artists! P.S. Art 2022 Exhibition
Meet the young artists from this annual exhibition of work by talented New York City’s public school students.
Bilingual Storytime with Drag Queen Story Hour
7–7:30 pm, 8–8:30 pm
Look, listen, sing, and have fun with picture books.
Messages From Ukraine: A Poster Project by ThoughtMatter
Join ThoughtMatter as they share messages from Ukrainian artists.