Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum in Prospect Park is known for its collections of world art. The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art is excellent.

Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu, Indigenous Chilean art in Brooklyn

May 18 – November 25, 2018
Wednesday – Sunday
Brooklyn Museum
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
New York-based Chilean artist resurrects an ancient Indigenous knotted cord writing and reading system of the Andean peoples.

Septeto Santiaguero plays Brooklyn Museum for Carnegie Hall Citywide

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Carnegie Hall Citywide
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion
Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
The successors to the Buena Vista Social Club play traditional Cuban son with contemporary influences

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power is on view September 14, 2018 through February 3, 2019.

Half the Picture: A Feminist Look at the Collection is on view from August 23, 2018 through March 31, 2019.


The Brooklyn Museum has strong collections of Egyptian and African art. It’s Arts of the Americas collection includes Pre-Columbian art.

Life, Death, and Transformation in the Americas is on view in the Arts of the Americas Galleries on the 5th Floor. It contains Pre-Columbian art including Brazilian, Colombian, Mexican Aztec and Mayan, Peruvian Incan, and other artifacts.

First Saturdays

First Saturdays (except in September) are something of a cultural block party. The Museum is open late until 11 pm and hosts multicultural performing arts.


The Museum is an 1897 Beaux-Arts building. It was designed by legendary New York City architects McKim, Mead and White to be the world’s largest art museum.


Tickets are available at the door.

General Admission: $16
Students (Valid ID), 65+, Disabilities (care partner free): $10
19 and under: Free
Members: Free

Membership and Donations



Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn,  NY 11238
(at Washington Ave)
Prospect Park, Brooklyn

(718) 638-5000


Wednesday – Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm (10 pm Thursdays)
First Saturdays (except September): 11 am – 11 pm


  • (2) (3) to Eastern Parkway – Brooklyn Museum


  • B41 and B69 to Grand Army Plaza
  • B45 to St. Johns Place and Washington Ave

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‘Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960 – 1985’ at the Brooklyn Museum

Argentine, Brazilian, Chilean, Costa Rican, Cuban, Guatemalan, Mexican, Panamanian, Paraguayan, Peruvian, Puerto Rican & Uruguayan artists.
Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
April 13 – July 22, 2018

Basquiat comes home to the Brooklyn Museum that inspired a young artist

Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
January 26 – March 11, 2018

Rodin at the Brooklyn Museum: The Body in Bronze

Brooklyn Museum
Prospect Park, Brooklyn
Wednesday – Sunday
November 17, 2017 – April 22, 2018

Proof: Francisco Goya, Sergei Eisenstein, Robert Longo is on view September 8 2017 – January 7, 2018.


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