Archive for 2007

The Mut Expedition 2008 – we’re off!

The Brooklyn team leaves at the end of the month for another 2½-month season of work at the temple precinct of the goddess Mut in…

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Facebook Pages…continued

Following up on this post, we’ve had some great news on a few applications that are now ready for pages. If you’ve got a YouTube…

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Join the “Goodbye Coney Island?” Flickr Group!

I am very excited that Patrick Amsellem, curator of photography, is working with us on a web project in conjunction with the Goodbye Coney Island?…

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Coney Island & Entertainment

Coney Island has a long history as a place for entertainment. Even before the creation of the three great amusement parks around 1900, the area…

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The Schenck Houses – their story through the Museum Library and Archives

Drawing by Daniel M. C. Hopping. From the book American interiors, 1675-1885: a guide to the American period rooms in the Brooklyn Museum by Marvin…

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Newly on View: Herald Tribune Owls

The next time you enter the Grand Lobby of the museum, make sure you cast your eyes upwards. In one of the openings in the…

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More Global Feminisms Press

More international press about the Global Feminisms exhibition from Bulgaria! Diana Popova, “Boryana Rossa: Bio (art) and Cyber (Feminism),” Kultura Weekly, #33 (2472), October 3,…

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Indianapolis prepares for “To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum”

A team from the Indianapolis Museum of Art including curator Theodore Celenko, designer Tim Hilldebrand, director of new media Daniel Incandela, and new media project…

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Goodbye Coney Island?

Last week we finished the installation of the small photography show Goodbye Coney Island? in the Luce Alcove on the fifth floor of the Museum….

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New addition

People approaching the Museum from the Parking lot or Washington Avenue may have noticed construction materials and machinery behind a green fence. The Museum is…

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Facebook Pages

We just spent some time setting up Facebook pages for both the Brooklyn Museum and the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. Pages are…

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10,000

We’ve been on MySpace for a while now and we just confirmed our 10,000th friend request (above). I thought a look back would be in…

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How do you light Light?

A major factor influencing Brushed with Light‘s design was due to the delicate nature of watercolors themselves. Because the works are light sensitive it is…

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Italian Artists in New York

Two weeks ago, while the City was getting ready for the New York City Marathon, an event that gathers many people from Europe, I visited…

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Exploring Popular Culture in the Caribbean Through Music

  Art handlers installing Miguel Luciano’s Platano Pride and Miguel Luciano himself. Over the past few months of teaching university students in Infinite Island, I…

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