The first Monday in May is changing shape thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
For the first time in its 72-year history, the Met Gala is going virtual after having been postponed indefinitely due to the pandemic. This year’s edition was set to be held around the “About Time: Fashion and Duration” theme and as the Metropolitan Museum of Art is celebrating its 150-year anniversary.
Nonetheless, the gala is still going forward in a new way with “A Moment With the Met,” a YouTube livestream hosted by Vogue Magazine that offers a preview of this year’s upcoming costume exhibit plus a look back to some of the most memorable Met Gala red carpet moments of all time.
From how to watch the livestream to how to participate in the Met Gala challenge, here is everything you need to know about this year’s virtual Met Gala.
When and where is the virtual Met Gala?
The virtual Met Gala takes place on Monday at 6 p.m. It will be livestreamed on Vogue’s YouTube channel.
What will happen during the virtual Met Gala livestream?
The livestream will look back at the most memorable Met Gala red-carpet moments of all time, likely highlighting fashion moments of stars like Rihanna, Sarah Jessica Parker,