Want to hear something REALLY impressive? Did you know that the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has a permanent collection of over TWO MILLION works of art? That sounds like a pretty amazing journey into the world of art to us!
The collection has a range of art mediums, so kids can see that is so much more than just painting! It’s an insight into different cultures, different techniques, and different ways of expressing themselves.
Part of the permanent collection is the Met Kids section, which is made for, with, and by kids. How inspirational for kids to see artwork up on the walls, from talented kids just like them!
The Metropolitan Museum of Art also has a number of temporary exhibits, which ensure there is always something new to see on your next visit!
Whether it’s exploring foreign cultures, or historic artworks, or even commissions from specific artists, there will be something amazing to see!
Thought an art museum might not cater to families? Think again!
For families te museum offer a kids’ guide and family map to the museum, available at reception, as well as drop-in children’s programming for 18 months to 12 years, a family audio guide for 6 to 12s, and the medeival art area of the cloisters.
The Nolen Library also welcomes families with curious kids who want to hone their knowledge from the visit.
So much more than a museum! It’s a great day out that could inspire and educate kids on an amazing part of our world’s culture!