Modernism at the Met: New York's 'Other' Avant-Garde Collection Tour

What to expect
  • Get to know the Met’s extensive collection of modern art during a two-hour group walking tour
  • Enjoy learning about the history of modern art courtesy of an art educator
  • Develop the ability to interpret and understand modern art pieces by looking at works from Manet, Van Gogh, Matisse, Pollock, and many more
  • Gain incredibly useful knowledge that is sure to enrich all of your future museum trips
Looking for a tour that doesn’t paint by numbers? Go avant-garde with this colorful tour of the MET’s Modern and Contemporary art collection!

Featuring over 12,000 works dating from 1900 to now, this incredible collection is the perfect place to put the past several decades of art in context. You’ll be led on this exploration by an art educator, and begin at, well, the beginning of modern art’s roots, including the Realist Courbet, Manet and the rise of Impressionism, and Symbolism and Japanese Prints.

With a solid understanding of where Modernism came from, you’ll then dive into its various and innovative forms, including Cubism, Futurism, and Abstract Expressionism. Along the way, you can expect to see works by such artists as Van Gogh, Balthus, Giorgio de Chirico, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and many more!

For those who have a serious interest in finding out what Modern Art is all about, this tour canvasses it all!

Note: There is a 2 person minimum to book this activity and a 6 person maximum. Price does not include the price of admission to the Metropolitan Museum of Art ($20; $9 for students under 18), which will need to be paid upon arrival. Please inform vendor of any mobility concerns.
Key Highlights
Price $75.00 per guest
Duration / Session 2 hours
# Sessions 1
Rating 1 positive reviews
Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive a 85% refund.

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