Archive for August, 2007

Tipi Exhibition Planning Meeting

In the popular imagination, the tipi has come to represent a common stereotype about how all Native American people used to live. In truth, however,…

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Meet our mummy, Demetrios

       I would like to introduce you to Demetrios. Demetrios is a mummy in the Brooklyn Museum collection that will be traveling across the country…

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See Our Revamped Web Components!

You’re invited! Come explore The Dinner Party with our new Virtual Tour, which provides an amazing 360-degree view of the installation. The tour lets you…

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Alert! Wage Discrimination Update!

Good news! Last week, the House passed the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2007. The bill is named for the plaintiff in the pay…

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Demetrios in the Times

“While mummies have been subjected to CT scans for more than two decades, it was a first for the museum and for North Shore. The…

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Children’s books at the Brooklyn Museum Library

Summer brings a large number of youth camp groups to the Museum’s galleries. We thought it would be a great opportunity to display books from…

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Let the Countdown Begin!

We are now exactly one month from the opening of Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art, and activity in the galleries is already well underway. The…

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