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  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Bacchante

"Nude Art In Museum Stirs Taxpayers." "Shocked by Nude Art in Brooklyn." "Museum Statues Given Clean Bill." These 1914 headlines were sparke...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

 

We're renovating our second floor to bring you a better experience, which means the Libraries and Archives are closed to the public until Spring 2014. In the meantime, our Library Online Catalogue is available for research. If you're a researcher who needs to access our resources, send us an email and we'll do our best to assist you. Thanks for your patience.

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If you want to see a fun window display go over to the Henri Bendel at 721 Fifth Avenue at 56th Street. Their designers used our Fashion Sketch... read more.

Connecting Cultures Through Books!
The presence of three books in the new Connecting Cultures installation  gives me a welcome opportunity to talk about these key works that... read more.

A Recent Donation from Camille and Luther Clark
The Brooklyn Museum Library collection has recently been enriched with the donation of several rare items of African American art given by Camille... read more.

Project CHART at the Brooklyn Museum
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has been an important supporter of several initiatives to make the Brooklyn Museum’s collection... read more.

Help us pin Brooklyn to the map!
If you know and love Brooklyn we need your help to get 300+ images from our collection pinned to Historypin's map before their launch on July 11... read more.

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