The Met Costume Institute Gala 2020, May 4, New York City Met Gala 2020: Everything You Need To Know What is
What is the Met Gala?
The Costume Institute Gala at New York‘s Metropolitan Museum of Art is the biggest event on the fashion fundraising calendar. Founded by publicist Eleanor Lambert, the benefit was first held in 1948 to encourage donations from New York’s high society. In its modern incarnation, the most famous faces from the realms of fashion, film, music and art come together to raise money for the Met’s Costume Institute and celebrate the grand opening of its latest exhibition. The night is centred on the theme of the new exhibition, with previous themes encompassing everything from Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination, to Manus x Machina, Punk: Chaos to Couture and China: Through the Looking Glass. This year’s exhibition theme isCamp: Notes On Fashion.
When is the Met Gala 2020?
The Met Gala takes place on the first Monday of May , which this year falls on May 4. Red-carpet coverage normally begins at 7pm local time, when team Vogue will begin reporting on all the outfit details.
Where will the Met Gala 2020 take place?
The Met Gala always takes place in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The night begins with a cocktail hour, in which guests walk the red carpet and explore the new exhibition, before sitting down to dinner and the evening’s performances. The odds are on Lady Gaga and Harry Styles, this year’s co-chairs, to take to the stage.
What is the Met Gala 2019 theme?
The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Announces Its 2020 Theme: About Time: Fashion and Duration
(Monday) 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Met Museum
1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028
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