The Met Gala, also known as the Met Ball, is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York City.
Each year’s event celebrates the theme of that year’s Costume Institute exhibition, and the exhibition sets the tone for the formal dress of the night, since guests are expected to choose their fashion to match the theme of the exhibition.
Tickets to the Met Gala cost roughly around $35,000 per person in 2019, according to the New York Times. its been reported that tables go from $200,000 to $300,000.
The Met Gala at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art has become the haunt of celebrities, designers, billionaires and various other members of the jet set that are willing to pay $35,000 a pop for the privilege to attend.