Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum

Designed by architectural firm McKim,Mead and White the Brooklyn Museum opened in 1897. The actual building was designed to e four times it’s current size but with a compromise with the New York City government the size was scaled down.

The Brooklyn Museum is known for exhibiting collections that embody a rich, diverse example of artistic heritage amongst a world full of different cultures. This is reflected in the museums expansive collections of African and Egyptian art as well as paintings and sculptures ranging from the 17th-20th century.

Here is  list of the museums long-term installations:

Connecting Cultures: A World in Brooklyn
Great Hall, 1st Floor


African Innovations
South Gallery, 1st floor


Unfolding Tales: Selections from the Contemporary Collection
Contemporary Art Galleries, 4th Floor


American Identities: A New Look
Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor


Small Wonders from the American Collections
Visible Storage ▪ Study Center, 5th Floor


Visible Storage ▪ Study Center
Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor


Decorative Arts Galleries and Period Rooms
Decorative Arts Galleries, 4th Floor


The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, 4th Floor


Body Parts: Ancient Egyptian Fragments and Amulets
Special Exhibitions Hall, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


The Mummy Chamber
Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Assyrian Reliefs
Kevorkian Gallery, 3rd Floor


Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity
Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


European Paintings
Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor


Arts of Asia
Asian Galleries, 2nd Floor


Arts of the Islamic World
Islamic Galleries, 2nd Floor


Rodin: The Cantor Gift to the Brooklyn Museum
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor


Williamsburg Murals: A Rediscovery
Museum Café, 1st Floor


Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden, 1st Floor

Directions:
Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052
2 or 3 lineEastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum

Hours:

Mon-Tue CLOSED
Wed 11am-6pm
Thur 11am-10pm
Fri-Sun 5pm-11pm

Suggested Donations:
Regular Admission $12
Students with ID $8
Seniors 62+ $8
Children 12 and under with adult FREE

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