Education at the Met
The Metropolitan Opera is committed to increasing student access to opera while deepening students’ engagement with the art form. Through the landmark HD Live in Schools program, an ongoing series of Free Student Streams, and the recently inaugurated Global Summer Camp, students around the world can experience the magic of the Met.
This season, in response to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, Met Education has adapted the HD Live in Schools program to continue bringing opera to students, educators, and families. To learn more about this new program, click the link below. As always, HD Live in Schools is available free of charge to participating school districts.
Family Holiday Festival
Join the Metropolitan Opera on a five-day, family-friendly adventure through Hansel and Gretel. Featuring hands-on activities and a free student stream, this holiday festival is a don’t-miss treat for opera lovers of all ages.
HD Live in Schools: Virtual Edition
HD Live in Schools brings the artistry of the Metropolitan Opera to schools in 42 states, with students at partner sites enjoying the Met's extraordinary catalogue of world-class performances through Met Opera on Demand.
Global Summer Camp
Each summer, students around the world can learn all about opera with the Metropolitan Opera’s Global Summer Camp. Through this virtual camp, students will discover new operas while connecting with a global community of opera fans.
Free Student Streams
Each week, watch one free opera specially selected for young audiences. Educational resources will be available from Monday through Friday, and the video will stream from Wednesday at 5:00PM ET through Friday at 5:00PM ET.
In partnership with PBS LearningMedia, the Met has made available six full operas to stream from the PBS LearningMedia website, along with ready-to-use activities that will deepen students' understanding of these iconic works.
Explore the Met’s library of Educator Guides, designed to bring opera to life in the classroom, at home, or anywhere else you might want to learn about this remarkable art form.
Guías en español
Explora la biblioteca de guías educativas del Met Opera, herramientas pensadas para llevar la ópera del teatro al aula.
Full synopses to 14 operas, told in the style of a graphic novel.
Opera’s greatest hits, arranged for middle-school and high-school band and orchestra