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This three-part observational documentary series begins as the largest art museum in the Americas prepares to celebrate its 150th birthday with a treasure trove of landmark exhibitions.

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Inside the Met 
FRIDAY, MAY 21 & 28

This three-part observational documentary series begins as the largest art museum in the Americas prepares to celebrate its 150th birthday with a treasure trove of landmark exhibitions. When COVID struck, New York and the world shut down. For the first time in its history, the Met closes its doors. Then comes another crisis: In the wake of the killing of George Floyd, there are urgent demands for social justice. Throughout this rollercoaster year, a crew has had unprecedented access from boardroom to basement. Facing an uncertain future and questioning its very purpose, Inside the Met takes us deep inside a great institution as its 150th birthday makes history in ways no one could have predicted.

Inside The Met | Episode 1 | Preview

MAY 21, 8 PM — The Birthday Surprise

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.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Fri, 05/21/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sat, 05/22/2021 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Mon, 05/24/2021 @ 2 AM

Inside The Met | Episode 2 | Preview

MAY 21, 9 PM — All Things to All People

Watch as the Metropolitan Museum of Art is forced to confront its historical record on inclusion, exclusion and diversity in art and staffing, following urgent demands for social justice across the country.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Fri, 05/21/2021 @ 9 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sat, 05/22/2021 @ 1 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Mon, 05/24/2021 @ 3 AM

Inside The Met | Episode 3 | Preview

MAY 28, 8 PM — Love and Money

Watch as the Metropolitan Museum of Art faces a new financial reality following its fall 2020 reopening, with philanthropists and art collectors stepping in to help keep the museum alive.

Airdates: 

  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Fri, 05/28/2021 @ 8 PM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Sat, 05/29/2021 @ 12 AM
  • WTVP-HD 47.1 – Mon, 05/31/2021 @ 3 AM