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INSIDE THE MET : The Birthday Surprise

Premieres Friday, May 21, 2021, 9:00-10:00 p.m. ET

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INSIDE THE MET Ep Main

Watch as the COVID-19 pandemic forces the Met to close its doors for the first time in history.

  • Airdate(s): 5/20/2021, 5:00 - 6:00 PM ET
  • IMET #: 101
  • Original Broadcast: 5/21/2021

Episode Description

Watch as the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 150th birthday is upended by the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the art institution to close its doors for the first time in history, while facing financial losses and a battle to protect artistic treasures.

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  • New Documentary Series Inside The Met, Premiering Fridays, May 21 and 28 on PBS, Explores the Legacy and Future of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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