As a VENUE: Host your event…

  • Corporate Events: The Met welcomes large scale corporate and private events. Learn more about more about customized, in-depth group options and opportunities to support the Met.
  • Private Dining Events: Private dining spaces are available Saturday evenings during the Met season and seven days a week from the second week of May to the third week of September. Private dining events are held in the Metropolitan Opera Club, one of New York City’s most exclusive event spaces.

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As a SHOP: Discover unique gifts…

Your purchase at the Met Opera Shop helps support the Metropolitan Opera.  Merchandise is catalogued within these collections: * DVDs & Blu-Rays * CDs * Apparel * Jewelry * Accessories * Home * Games & Books, and * Stationery.

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As an EATERY: Food for thought…

The Grand Tier is open before every performance so you can enjoy brunch before a matinee or dinner and drinks before evening performances.

Intermission Dining: The Grand Tier offers convenient advance ordering for a seamless, elegant evening at opera. Pre-order for intermission and have your food and drinks ready for you when you arrive at the restaurant. You can also choose to have the dessert from your three-course pre-curtain dinner served during intermission and we will hold your table for you.

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Be a DONOR: Show that you care…


Join the Met. Enhance your opera experience with a Met membership and enjoy exclusive benefits for an entire year. Choose the membership level that works best for you. Gift memberships are also encouraged. Give the gift of the Met. Memberships at specified levels are offered: * Friend * Good Friend  * Best Friend * Guild National Member * Guild Supporting Member * Guild Contributing Member * Guild Donor Member * Guild Sponsor Member * Guild Fellow Member * Guild Benefactor Member * Patron * Contributing Patron * Sponsor Patron * Benefactor Patron * Premiere Circle Sponsor * Premiere Circle Benefactor * President’s Circle Sponsor * President’s Circle Fellow * Silver Circle member * Golden Horseshoe member * Council for Artistic Excellence Sponsor * Council for Artistic Excellence Benefactor, and * Council for Artistic Excellence Founder.


  • Make a Gift: When you contribute to the Metropolitan Opera Fund, you provide vital support that helps the Met produce thrilling opera for a global audience. You may give amount of your choice. Gift memberships for others are welcomed.
  • Special Funds: If you prefer, you may also decide to support specific Met programs. Please select from the following initiatives: * Saturday Matinee Broadcasts, * HD Live in Schools, * Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, * Rush Tickets, * Met Opera Students, * Endowed Gifts, * Commemorative Gifts (Honorary Gifts, Memorial Gifts, Seat Plaques), * Matching Gifts, * and International Donations.
  • Planned Giving: Support the Future of the Metropolitan Opera Since 1883, the Metropolitan Opera has been home to the most creative and talented singers, conductors, composers, musicians, stage directors, designers, and visual artists from around the world. When you include the Met in your estate plan, you ensure that the highest level of artistic excellence is maintained in the years to come: * Wills and Living Trusts * Beneficiary Designations * Give from your IRA * Charitable Remainder Trusts * Pooled Income Fund * Memorial and Tribute Gifts * Real Estate * Endowed Gifts * Charitable Lead Trusts, and * Appreciated Securities.
  • Corporate Partnership: The Metropolitan Opera works closely with corporations to understand their business objectives and determine with them the best fit of corporate partnership to meet specific partnership goals. The Met’s Corporate Patrons provide critical operating support while receiving a range of employee, executive and entertaining opportunities; Corporate Sponsors enjoy co-branding, customized experiences and access to the Met’s loyal audiences; and Global Sponsors enjoy category exclusivity, and the benefits of sustained cultural collaboration and long term working relationship meeting specific partner company goals.
    • Become a Corporate Sponsor: As one of the world’s foremost cultural institutions – reaching a loyal audience of more than 700,000 at the opera house in New York and over 11 million around the globe each year – the Metropolitan Opera is a leader in innovative and bespoke partnerships with companies on the local, national, and international level. The Met offers customized experiences which align with our corporate partners’ business priorities and provide wide-ranging branding and marketing opportunities.
  • International Donations: The Metropolitan Opera is grateful to our dedicated supporters across the globe. As an international donor, your contribution is vital to supporting the work on our stage in New York and to bringing grand opera to audiences around the world through ongoing virtual programming. Thank you for helping to ensure a bright future for the Met – especially during the challenges and uncertainty of the pandemic, when every gift matters even more.

Internships: Love opera and the arts? Interested in working for the largest classical music organization in North America? The Bank of America Internship and Fellows Program offers paid internship opportunities at the Metropolitan Opera to a diverse group of undergraduate students, recent graduates, and early-career professionals. Providing access to all aspects of opera production and offering skills development and mentoring opportunities with the company’s professionals, the program is the latest in the Met’s ongoing commitment to helping opera lovers find their way to a career in arts management. We strongly encourage applications from groups underrepresented in the opera and performing arts sector.

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