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Met Costume Heavenly Bodies Tour

Met Costume Heavenly Bodies Tour

2018 Costume Institute Heavenly Bodies Exhibit Tour in The Met Medieval Galleries

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Privately Led Tour of the Medieval Galleries featuring The Met Costume Institute’s 2018 Exhibit, “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination”

The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art is famous for the awe-inspiring exhibitions it puts on each year, and the Institute’s Exhibit for 2018 does not disappoint. This incredible and thought-provoking show, entitled “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination,” examines fashion’s continued relationship with religion, and in particular the traditions of Catholicism. On an ART SMART tour, you or your group can explore the medieval and art that influenced this amazing show while being guided by a real art historian. Your guide, an expert in the history of both religious art and fashion, will lead you on a private tour tailored best fit your interests and passions. We can tour the medieval galleries at The Met Fifth Avenue or tour the The Met Cloisters.

What to Expect on Your Tour of The Met’s Medieval Galleries showing the 2018 Costume Institute Exhibition

Please note, this page books The Met Fifth Ave location. If you are looking to tour The Met Cloisters location, please book from our Met Cloisters tour page.

When you complete the booking process you will receive an email that includes information about where to meet your guide. During the tour you will experience ART SMART’s signature conversational style, which allows you to learn and explore in a fun, fresh, ever-evolving way. We will organize the tour in a personalized way, based on the interests you provide during the booking process.

Along the way you’ll see:

  • An extensive collection of religious art
  • Impressive medieval architecture
  • Couture gowns and ensembles by world-renowned designers such as Chanel, Versace, Balenciaga, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, and more

Admission
$22 per adult, $15 per senior, and $10 per child. This tour is available from May 10 – October 8, 2018.


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Private tours for 1 - 4 people in your group booked online* are $190 per hour (a 5% discount over tours booked via email or phone). All tours have a two-hour minimum. Additional people and/or additional time have an additional fee. Museum admission needs to be added for each person. This is added during your booking. We will get your tickets ahead of time for you. So you can skip the lines.

* For those who need a bit more service via email and phone, our pricing is $200 per hour for 1 – 4 people. Larger groups are $50 per adult, $25 per child.

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