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 full-day access to all three Met Museums!
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 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 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 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 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 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
See it if you have little or no background in history of theater or art history but enjoy both; you enjoy anecdotal stories
Don't see it if you are looking for a serious look at theater in art that goes beyond a surface scratching or a look beyond the obvious in the Met collect.
See it if you want to visit the MET or any of the special exhibit. Pairing this tour together with one from a MET docent will make for a nice day.
Don't see it if You're a theatre lover looking for deep insight in the world of art.
See it if You are interested in learning about depictions of theatre in art from Ancient Greece through the US depression.
Don't see it if You don’t like walking or don’t like art.
See it if Our Guide, Merrin, was delightful, well educated and clearly explained exhibits that were related one way or another to theatre. Wonderful.
Don't see it if I can't think of any reason not to like this experience.
See it if Great for people who do not know art history and the portrayals of theater through the centuries. I learned so much!
Don't see it if If you are already very knowledgeable about the topic, you might not learn much.
See it if There was a variety of paintings and an enthusiastic guide/moderator.
Don't see it if You don't like walking a lot. There was a distance from one painting to the next. And -- if you expected music with this tour, there wasn't.