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Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn

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More than 1.5 million works of art are on display at Brooklyn Museum. From ancient Egyptian sarcophagi to contemporary art, the museum displays a vast range of cultures from around the world. Through a mixture of permanent exhibits and special collections, displays rotate frequently. The Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art is dedicated to preserving the history of the feminist movement through feminist art. A massive piece by Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party, is on display here. You can take a variety of guided tours, included in the price of admission, on a variety of themes. You can pick up audio guides for select exhibits. Plan my Brooklyn trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.
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  • The "Revelation" exhibit linking Andy Warhol's religious faith (Ukrainian rite Catholic), his art, his gayness, and his recovery from gunshots was well-curated and definitely worth the rip. 
    The "Revelation" exhibit linking Andy Warhol's religious faith (Ukrainian rite Catholic), his art, his gayness, and his recovery from gunshots was well-curated and definitely worth the rip.  more »
  • The Brooklyn Museum currently has an excellent Andy Warhol exhibition inside its compact mostly American art museum. The Warhol exhibition covers his entire life (beyond just the iconic soup cans... 
    The Brooklyn Museum currently has an excellent Andy Warhol exhibition inside its compact mostly American art museum. The Warhol exhibition covers his entire life (beyond just the iconic soup cans...  more »
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  • We went on a Thursday afternoon and it was the perfect time to go! There was barely anybody there so it felt like we had the museum to ourselves. They have a cafe and restaurant, we went to the cafe and had a wrap which was good. We wanted a sandwich but some of the lettuce looked a little sketchy. Overall the museum was very clean, well organized, and fairly easy to navigate. We should have grabbed a map, I didn’t see any anywhere.. however the staff was very helpful and answered any questions we had. They had some incredible oil paintings here, a plethora of Buddha statues and on the 5th floor they have a room where they keep past items in storage which is pretty cool. We spent about 2 1/2 hours here and saw almost all of the exhibits. (We didn’t pay for the other limited exhibits) They have a couple interactive pieces which were interesting but I kind of wish they had more! The one where we could write in the books was our favorite. I knocked a star down because with the location and the way it’s presented I wished they had a bit more exhibits and art pieces directed towards the youth or maybe more engaging information that captures our attention? The way info is presented is just very blunt.
  • An absolute beautiful and iconic venue in Brooklyn! The Brooklyn Museum is a must-see attraction for tourists and locals. They host various events open to the public along with a seasonal Salsa Dance Party! Definitely find out what's going on by visiting their site or signing up for their newsletter. Become a member and support the arts! 🙌🙏🏼

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