First Fridays

Two women in front of Rembrandt Self-Portrait, promotion for First Fridays, free 6 to 9 p.m.Museum admission and gallery programs will be free from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the first Friday evening of the month (except January). Visitors will have access to the permanent collection and special exhibition galleries, and enjoy talks and lectures by museum educators and curators, as well as music and dance performances and open sketching in the Garden Court (complimentary materials provided by the Frick).


Principal support for First Fridays is provided by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation with major funding from Tai-Heng Cheng and Cole Harrell, an anonymous donor, and the Gilder Foundation.​

First Fridays also are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

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