• Protesters, described as pro-Palestinian activists by several publications, gathered outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art during the 2024 Met Gala, with some attempting to breach barricades and storm the event (Breitbart, Newsweek, CBS News, NY Post, Fox News).

  • The protests were reportedly part of a “day of rage” planned to coincide with the high-profile fashion event, with demonstrators voicing opposition to Israeli policies and support for Palestinian causes (NY Post, The Guardian, Axios).

  • Clashes erupted between protesters and police, resulting in several arrests, according to reports from The New York Times, The Independent, and Yahoo News.

  • The protests spilled over to nearby Hunter College, prompting the school to transition to remote learning temporarily, as reported by CBS News.

  • Vogue employees, part of the Condé Nast union, staged a separate protest outside the Met Gala, demanding better working conditions and pay, as reported by The New York Times.

  • Israeli media outlet Haaretz covered the protests from the perspective of Israeli attendees at the Met Gala, who expressed concern over the demonstrations.

  • Time magazine provided context, linking the protests to the ongoing tensions between Israelis and Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.