DesignPrep is going to the Met!

Grab your friends and take over The Met for the night. Drop in for teen-only activities across the Museum including art making, performances, gallery activities for teens by teens, music, dancing, and more. Discover what you can also do at over forty NYC cultural and community organizations this year.

Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. Please use the entrance at Fifth Avenue and 81st Street or 82nd Street. Teens Take The Met! is free and open to all teens 13+ with a middle or high school ID. No RSVPā€”just show up!

This event will be photographed, filmed, and/or recorded. By your presence at the event, you consent to the photography, filming and use of your image and/or voice.


DesignPrep is a series of FREE teen workshops, studio tours and college visits, which focus on all forms of design from fashion and architecture to product and graphic design. Learn more HERE.

DesignPrep is made possible in part by the generous sponsorship of

Additional support is provided by the Altman Foundation, internal Smithsonian Institution funds from the Youth Access Grants program, Deutsche Bank, The New York Community Trust and its Hive Digital Media Learning Fund, the Richard and Jean Coyne Family Foundation, the School of Visual Arts, and the Milton & Sally Avery Arts Foundation.