DesignPrep is going to the Met! Create pint-sized posters with Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and graphic designer Rich Tu.

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. Co-organized with over 40 community partners! Please use the entrance at Fifth Avenue and 81st Street or 82nd Street; doors will open at 5:00 p.m. Teens Take the Met is free and open to all teens 13+ with a middle or high school ID. No RSVP―just show up!

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Access accommodations available at the event. Please call (212) 650-2010 or email for more details.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is photographing and recording this event. By your presence in Teens Take the Met, you consent to the use of your photograph, likeness, or voice as part of promotional materials for the Museum.


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.