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Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11238 | Prospect Heights | 718-638-5000

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Gallery hours: Wednesday-Friday 10am-5pm; first Saturday of each month 11am-11pm; all other Saturdays 11am-6pm; Sunday 11am-6pm


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  • Voice Choices:
    For those who are sticking around the city for the weekend, Brooklyn Museum is offering a range of activities today for the First Saturdays program. There’s discounted admission to...
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    Michael Eugene Archer, otherwise known as D’Angelo, he of the silky-smooth croon and Adonisian pelvic muscles, sits down with Nelson George, filmmaker, critic, and author of The...
  • Art:
    Judy Chicago wears rose-colored glasses, not that she needs them. The artist behind the notoriously yonic The Dinner Party celebrates her 75th birthday this year with major museum...
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    Swoon, the street artist whose intricate life-size portraits made her famous, is taking her work indoors with a site-specific installation at the Brooklyn Museum. A landscape that centers on...
  • Art:
    Something is terribly wrong with the sedan in this black-and-white photo: The doors gape open, glass is shattered, dark drips trail down the seat back. In 1965, civil rights activist Viola...
  • Voice Choices:
    In 1956, the first subscription-based lesbian magazine The Ladder made its debut; at the time, it was legally considered lewd material. One of its faithful readers who was vocally grateful...
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    From his scandalous conical bra for Madonna to his punk-rock wedding dress for Beth Ditto to his stage costumes for Marilyn Manson, Jean Paul Gaultier has never met a rebel he didn’t...
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    This year, she transformed Santigold into a tentacular, voracious beast covered in “spores that emit polluting smoke like factory chimneys”—among other unlikely feats....
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    United by their contempt for the "star-making machinery of the art market," the Bruce High Quality Foundation, an anonymous group of mostly Cooper Union grads, formed in 2004 to poke fun at...
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    Steeped in the bossa tradition and the folkloric culture of her native Santiago, Chile, Claudia Acuna ushers in the change of season with her Latin flair and honeyed alto hues. Before...
  • Fork in the Road: Events
    Tuesday, May 7 Pig Butchering with The Meat Hook Sara Bigelow at The Meat Hook will give a demonstration on butchering an entire pig, and will discuss some uncommon cuts. Show up at 6:30...
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    For years, the Nigerian artist El Anatsui was highly regarded for his abstract wood sculptures. But he didn’t really receive the acclaim he deserved in the mainstream until he showed...
  • Voice Choices:
    To get a feel for the new wave of African fashion, music, and art, look no further than AFRIKA21, part of Brooklyn Museum’s Target First Saturday. The slew of interactive pop-up shops,...
  • Voice Choices:
    New York–based artist Mickalene Thomas says her work is heavily inspired by her 1970s childhood and the blaxploitation films of the era, and indeed, her portraits of African-American...
  • Voice Choices:
    French contemporary artist Jean-Michel Othoniel is a master of sequence best known for his elaborate large-scale installations of linked glass baubles. Now you can see them up close when the...
  • Voice Choices:
    In their righteous new Guerrilla Girls' Art Museum Activity Book, the feminist group (whose members dress up in ferocious gorilla costumes) offers a range of actions that everyone fed up...
  • Voice Choices:
    If you only know Keith Haring for his paintings of crawling babies, dogs, and flying saucers, you're in for a treat at the Brooklyn Museum, which is opening the first large-scale exhibit of...
  • Voice Choices:
    The novelist and playwright Djuna Barnes worked as a journalist at a time when the profession was about more than fearing for your job on a daily basis. The women’s rights advocate...
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    Featuring work by the late Michael Richards and Christoph Draeger. Richards died on 9/11 while working in a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council studio space in the North Tower. Draeger's 2003...
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    Artist Lorna Simpson’s signature photographs play with juxtaposition, placing images and text side-by-side to create a unique narrative. Although she had once said that she never...

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