Exhibitions: Decorative Arts Galleries and Period Rooms

Jan Martense Schenck House: exterior and interior

Jan Martense Schenck House, Flatlands, Brooklyn, circa 1675-76. Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Atlantic and Pacific Company, 50.192mn

 

Long-Term Installation

Decorative Arts Galleries, 4th Floor

The Brooklyn Museum's decorative arts collection is housed on the fourth floor of the Museum. The focus of the collection is a group of twenty-three American period rooms ranging in date from the seventeenth century to the twentieth century. Interspersed with the period rooms are galleries that display an outstanding collection of American and European decorative arts. Additional objects from the decorative arts collection are on display on the fifth floor in American Identities and the Luce Visible Storage ▪ Study Center.

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See the adjacent Period Rooms.

John D. Rockefeller House: Moorish Smoking Room

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