Brooklyn Museum

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    Brooklyn Museum

  • Wendy Connett

    Brooklyn Museum

  • Wendy Connett

    Brooklyn Museum

  • Wendy Connett

    Brooklyn Museum

  • Wendy Connett

    Brooklyn Museum

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Brooklyn Museum

 
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  • Address:

    Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy
    Prospect Heights
    Brooklyn

  • Cross Street:

    at Washington Ave

  • Venue phone:

    718-638-5000

  • Venue website:

    brooklynmuseum.org

  • Opening hours:

    Wed, Fri–Sun 11am–6pm; Thu 11am–10pm

  • Transport:

    Subway: 2, 3 to Eastern Pkwy–Brooklyn Museum

  • Price:

    Suggested donation $12, seniors and students $8, children under 12 free. First Saturday of every month 5–11pm free.

  • Map

    1. Brooklyn Museum
      • 200 Eastern Pkwy
        Prospect Heights
        Brooklyn
      • 718-638-5000
      • brooklynmuseum.org
      • 40.671240,-73.963834

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"African Innovations"

History, Installation

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This long-term installation draws on the museum's impressive collection of African art, which spans 2,500 years and the entire continent. Approximately 200 works, arranged chronologically, will show the progression of ancient art to contemporary works...

"African Innovations"
  1. Fri Apr 18 – Wed Dec 31
  2. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, (at Washington Ave), Brooklyn
  3. Suggested donation $12, seniors and stud...
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“Ai Weiwei: According to What?”

Art

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This first New York retrospective of the famed Chinese artist and dissident lands in the Borough of Kings, bringing with it the American debut of S.A.C.R.E.D., a monumental installation that wowed at the Venice Biennale in 2013. Based on Ai Weiwei’s imprisonment...

“Ai Weiwei: According to What?”
  1. Fri Apr 18 – Sun Aug 10
  2. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, (at Washington Ave), Brooklyn
  3. Suggested donation $12, seniors and stud...
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"Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt"

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The ancient Egyptians didn't need no stinkin' Internet to make cats a cultural trope: The animals were believed to have been first domesticated in the Land of the Pharaohs, and they were represented almost everywhere and in practically every speciation,...

"Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt"
  1. Fri Apr 18 – Sun Nov 30
  2. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, (at Washington Ave), Brooklyn
  3. Suggested donation $12, seniors and stud...
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In Conversation: "Brooklyn Street Art"

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This multimedia talk features Brooklyn Street Art founders Steven P. Harrington and Jaime Rojo, and covers the evolution of and stories behind the graffiti in New York today, as a companion to the museum's Swoon: Submerged Motherlands installation.

  1. Thu Apr 24
  2. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, (at Washington Ave), Brooklyn
  3. $12
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Swoon, Submerged Motherlands

Installation, Mixed media, Painting, Sculpture

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The Brooklyn street artist whose large, intricately cut pasted-paper murals are a familiar outdoor sight on walls throughout the borough creates a fantastical site-specific installation for the museum's rotunda gallery. Drawing on her usual environmental...

Swoon, Submerged Motherlands
  1. Fri Apr 18 – Sun Aug 24
  2. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, (at Washington Ave), Brooklyn
  3. Suggested donation $12, seniors and stud...
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"Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties"

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This survey of more than 100 works in painting, sculpture and photography highlights the response of artists—both African-American and white—to what was arguably the greatest upheaval in American history since the Civil War. The show includes 66 contributors...

"Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties"
  1. Fri Apr 18 – Sun Jul 6
  2. Brooklyn Museum 200 Eastern Pkwy, (at Washington Ave), Brooklyn
  3. Suggested donation $12, seniors and stud...
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