If you love visual art, and you love theater, then this tour is your dream come true! More…
See the world famous Met Museum through a theatrical lens on this fun and fascinating tour!
On your 90-minute guided stroll through the galleries, you’ll learn about the links between theater and great works of art by Renoir, Degas, Picasso, Seurat, and Caravaggio (to name a few). Your guide is a high-energy expert in both theater and art history, so you'll get all your questions answered!
And when you’re through with the tour, your ticket gives you three-day access to all three Met Museums and a discount to the Met store!
See it if You are interested in the very elaborate ways in which theatre is connected to art all the way back to Greek BC. Our tour guide Marin was **
Don't see it if You can’t walk around for 90 minutes or you have no interest in the tour subject. There are elevator options available with guide.
See it if you're interested in art/museums and want a great targeted tour that makes The Met fascinating and accessible.
Don't see it if you are not especially mobile or are with young kids, or have 0 interest in history, art, museums, stories, or theatre.
See it if Anyone who enjoys learning about the theater, and likes their art history in vivid, bite-sized pieces will enjoy this well-paced romp!
Don't see it if You are not at all interested in the theater other than just going for the entertainment. But you'll miss a wonderfully unusual perspective!
See it if If you like art history and how art was influenced by the politics of the earliest human record.
Don't see it if Can you get bored? I would suggest that you shouldn't. It was a very good presentation
See it if You love art, you love theater and you love when they intersect. Very knowledgeable guide, Marin, took us from Ancient Greece to Picasso.
Don't see it if You don't want to learn new tidbits about favorite masterpieces. I got a new spin on messages conveyed by several masters.
See it if you want to broaden your knowledge of history, art and the backstory behind some specific paintings having to do with theatre
Don't see it if you're unable/unwilling to walk and stand for 90 minutes or if the fine arts bore you.
See it if You enjoy Art History, learning about societal evolution and connections.
Don't see it if You don’t like walking or crowds. Also if you are uncomfortable with hard truths and changes in societal institutions.
See it if You enjoy museums & want a sense of the ancient relationship between theater and art. Emphasizes some Met treasures I never noticed before.
Don't see it if you are not comfortable walking on stone floors, climbing stairs, being in occasional crowds, etc.
See it if You want an easy to swallow art museum tour without being drowned in facts and figures. Good storytelling from the entertaining Marin.
Don't see it if You don’t have patience for museums.
See it if you want an intelligent, engaging tour of the Met by a guide with a fascinating knowledge of both the theater and art.
Don't see it if you're not interested in theater insights as reflected in art works ranging from ancient Greece through modern/contemporary art.
See it if You like museums. Are interested in seeing how certain works of art relate to theatre
Don't see it if You don't like museums at all. Don't like guided tours in museums, would prefer to aimlessly wander.
See it if you are smart enough to schedule this tour with a visit to a show or shows that you want to see at the Met.
Don't see it if you are expecting to see any art connected to the really big names of theater history.
See it if you like the idea of someone giving your trip to The Met some focus and taking the time for a deep dive on some pieces.
Don't see it if You have trouble walking or standing, or you already have a lot of art history knowledge.
See it if u want an intro to a few of the The Met's "treasures" related to theatre (some directly, some peripherally) from Ancient Greece - 1920s NYC.
Don't see it if you expect a comprehensive tour of The Met's theatre-related collection (costumes? stage designs? masks? Asian theatre/Kabuki/Noh?).
See it if you want an engaging guide to walk with you through the Met and make you notice things you'd never noticed before.
Don't see it if you want costumes, stage sets, etc., rather than paintings that let you see how artists addressed theater and acting over the years.
See it if enjoy going to art museums and would like to know more; or if you usually rent the audio guide for a deeper understanding of the artwork
Don't see it if you do not enjoy going to museums
See it if you aren't expecting all of the examples visited to be definitively connected to theater, especially if you time to see another Met exhibit.
Don't see it if you were expecting a full hour and a half of "theater treasures."
See it if you'd like to see theatre related art gems and understand some history of theatre presented by an enthusiastic articulate guide
Don't see it if if you expect to be introduced to more than 8 art pieces... this tour would be better value if it was an hour longer & more art described
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