2018 NYC Gold Key Art Exhibition at The Met

Dear Students, Parents, and Educators,
You’re invited to the Opening Reception of the Gold Key Art Exhibition at The Met on Friday March 23, 6:00-8:00 pm. The exhibition features Gold Key artwork and writing created by NYC’s most talented teens. All are invited and no RSVP required. Come celebrate the 2018 NYC award recipients and create something special too!

Was your 2018 Art submission awarded recognition at the Silver Key level? If so, your work will be displayed digitally at the Opening Reception!
Was your 2018 Writing submission awarded recognition at the Silver Key or Gold Key level? If so, you’re encouraged to sign-up to read an excerpt of your work at the Opening Reception. Student readings will be limited to three (3) minutes and the countdown begins after you’re handed the microphone. Interested? Sign-up at the opening reception in the Sacerdote Lecture Hall from 6:00-6:25 pm. The student readings will begin at 6:45 pm after the Welcome Remarks are concluded. We hope to accommodate all students who express interest in sharing their work by 8 pm, the official end time of the Opening Reception.
Design Your Own Tote Bag! A free workshop will be offered to all guests.
Create a March for Our Lives Poster! Create a poster for the March 24 event.
Free Admission Ticket! All guests will receive a free ticket to view the rest of the museum’s collections. We hope you check out the galleries after enjoying yourself at the Opening Reception.
Scroll down for more information about the Opening Reception.
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
New York City Regional Exhibition Opening Reception
Friday, March 23, 2018, 6:00-8:00 pm
Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
6:00-8:00 pm
View the exhibition of Gold Key works including Film & Animation and writing from grades 7-12
Read Gold Key writing from grades 7-12 on iPads in the Exhibition
See Middle School and 3D Gold Key works on a film reel in the Carson Family Hall
Watch a screening of Silver Key works of art from grades 7-12 in the Seminar Room
6:30-6:45 pm
Welcome Remarks
Sacerdote Lecture Hall, ground floor
William Crow, Educator in Charge, Teaching and Learning
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Joel Towers, Dean
Parsons School of Design
Virginia McEnerney, Executive Director
Alliance for Young Artists & Writers | Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
6:45-8:00 pm
Silver and Gold Key Student Readings
Gold and Silver Key recipients read short excerpts from their works (up to 3 minutes) in the Sacerdote Lecture Hall. Eligible readers may sign-up to read in the
Sacerdote Lecture Hall from 6:00-6:25 pm. All student readers are responsible for bringing a printed or digital copy of the work/excerpt they intend to share.
March for Our Lives Poster Making
Make a poster in the Studio and support the March for Our Lives event that will occur on Saturday, March 24.
Make a Tote Bag!
Get creative by designing your very own tote bag in the Studio. Explore how words can become art by engaging with images of primary works of art from the Museum’s collection to spark tote bag design inspiration!
The Museum is open until 9:00 pm. We hope you will explore and enjoy the galleries!

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