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NYC: Special LGBT Post-Pride Mixer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
written by Natasha, 7/10/13 9:42am
edited by Natasha, 7/10/13 1:02pm

The Metropolitan Museum is normally closed on Monday nights, but it will open for a special Pride event 6:30-8:30 pm: Regular entry downstairs. Cost: FREE but RSVP REQUIRED 5:30-7:30 pm: VIP Entry & Reception on the Roof with Tony Kushner Cost: $100

To buy tickets for the VIP Rooftop Reception ($100):

 To RSVP for the regular entry (6:30 pm) downstairs:  (not yet open)

Yale GALA and FFR/Princeton BTGALA proudly invite you to join us for ...

NYC: Special Invitation to attend the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s coveted LGBT Post-Pride Events

Monday, July 22, 2013 6:30 – 8:30 pm (Event #1), 5:30 pm VIP Entry (Event #2, below)
Where: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 5th Avenue @ 81st Street, NY


One night, two great events. 

The Met is normally closed on Monday nights, but on July 22 it will open for 2 special LGBT Post-Pride Events:



    When: Monday, July 22, 2013.  6:30 – 8:30 pm

    Enjoy a mixer in the Great Hall and private viewings of the exhibitions:

     - Costume Institute’s exhibit - PUNK: Chaos to Couture 

     - Photography and the American Civil War


Cost: FREE but advanced RSVP is required and tickets are limited.  Please request tickets EARLY, here:

(Admission is guaranteed to those who buy tickets for the VIP Entry / Members Reception, event II, below). 


II. VIP/LGBT Members Reception on the Roof with Tony Kushner 

    When: Monday, July 22, 2013.  5:30 – 7:30 pm.  (Includes entry to event I, above, as well)

    Includes reception with Museum President Emily Rafferty, Tony Kushner (Pulizer Prize-winning playwright and screenwriter),     Museum curators, and LGBT members and friends of the museum. 

    Special viewing of The Roof Garden Commission: Imran Quershi on the roof, drinks and hors d’oeuvres.  
    Afterwards, continue the celebration downstairs, at the Special Pride Party, Downstairs.  (Event I, above, included with admission)

    Cost: $100 museum members (limit 2 tickets / member), $200 non-members (includes 1 year membership).
    Benefits the Met and pays for the event.  Most is tax-deductible.
    To buy Members entry, please visit:

More info and RSVP link for Yale GALA members

This evening is made possible by Jeff Soref and Paul Lombardi, with additional support provided by Andrew Solomon and John Habich Solomon.

PUNK: Chaos to Couture is made possibe by Moda Operandi.  Additional support is provided by Conde Nast.

Photography and the American Civil War is made possible by The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation.


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