2024 MET Gala: How Much Does It Cost To Attend?

May 7, 2024

Anna’s innovation was to make it a pop culture event, like the Super Bowl of red carpets, which is what it is today.

Author of “Anna: The Biography,” Amy Odell, discussing how Vogue’s editor-in-chief and Met Trustee Anna Wintour has transformed the Met Gala since she began overseeing it nearly 30 years ago.

Big Picture: On Monday night in New York, the annual Met Gala took place. The fundraising event supports the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art’s fashion-related exhibitions and acquisitions. This year’s theme? “The Garden of Time,” celebrating the beginning of the Met’s Costume Institute’s spring exhibition called, “Sleeping Beauties: Reawakening Fashion.”

Did you know? This year’s individual ticket cost has increased 30% from last year, to $75,000 per person. Meanwhile a ten-person table, “which is often purchased by companies, design houses or brands, starts at $350,000” (TIME).

Read More: How much does a Met Gala ticket cost? A look at the price of entry for fashion’s biggest night (CBS News)

How Do You Get Invited to the Met Gala? An Industry Insider Weighs In (TIME)

Met Gala 2024: Celebrities, Red Carpet, Theme & More (Vogue)

by Leah Grainery, based in Texas