When: Friday and Saturday, February 25 and 26, 5 to 9 pm
Where: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue
What: Mood music and signature cocktails within 2-million-square feet of impressive architecture, hundreds of spacious galleries, and romantic settings galore (Hollywood shoots movies here!)
- Sonnambula—New York’s leading medieval, Renaissance, and baroque music ensemble—will perform the greatest hits of the 16th and 17th centuries surrounded by 700 years of western European art in The Robert Lehman Wing.
- Buy-one-get-one drink specials—Wine and a selection of romance-themed cocktails crafted specially each week will be available in the American Wing Café.
- Gallery Chats—Museum guides will discuss some of the world’s greatest masterpieces.
Why: Public response to last week’s launch of Date Night was exceptionally strong: attendance was double that of the weekend before (and higher than the pre-pandemic level for the same weekend evening) reflecting a feeling of optimism in the City, and readiness to resume life in the world’s culture capital.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is located at 1000 Fifth Avenue in New York City.