Collections: Application Gallery

  • 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: Pair of Rattles (Likishi Dance Costume Accessory)

This complete dance costume shows how masks are normally one part of a larger ensemble. The mask is sewn directly onto the costume of looped...

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.

    On View: Tile from a Royal Funerary Structure

    Rows of green-glazed rectangles like these examples tiled the walls of rooms beneath King Djoser\'s Step Pyramid and another nearby building...


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    The Brooklyn Museum API is being used in the following ways:

    April 25, 2012 2:42pmArt Finder

    Art Finder used our API to bring 2000+ collection objects into their database.

    April 3, 2012 2:38pmGoogle Art Project

    Staff at Google Art Project utilized our API to populate Brooklyn Museum records with collection data.

    June 30, 2011 2:48pmThe Art Bridge

    The Art Bridge is a Robert Gordon University project, and was created by Frances A Buchanan in association with Horacio Gonzalez-Velez. The project aims to re-organize fine art information in a more artist-centric way and uses the Brooklyn Museum API.

    May 5, 2011 11:41amArt Collections iPad App

    Developer Wayne Bishop releases the Art Collections iPad App, which uses objects from our collection. Read more about it on our blog.

    December 17, 2010 10:39amReciprocal Research Network

    Objects from the museum's Northwest Coast collection have been added to the Reciprocal Research Network (RRN), an innovative online tool to facilitate reciprocal and collaborative research about cultural heritage from the Northwest Coast of British Columbia. The RRN enables communities, cultural institutions and researchers to work together.

    August 6, 2009 3:28pmiPhone Application v1.3 Released

    Version 1.3 (link opens iTunes) ready for download in the iTunes store.  Fixes are detailed in this blog post.

    May 30, 2009 7:00pmiPhone Application v1.0 Released

    Apple releases Developer Adam Shackelford's Brooklyn Museum iPhone app into the Apple store as a free download.  Download version 1.0 (link opens iTunes).

    April 24, 2009 12:42pmiPhone Application

    Developer Adam Shackelford has created an iPhone app, which is soon to be released in the Apple store as a free download.  More about this on our blog.

    April 15, 2009 10:15amArtists' Materials

    Caroline Brown is working with the API to look at variety of artists’ materials listed under each object’s “medium” attribute.

    April 15, 2009 8:12amPython Module

    Mark Matienzo is working on a Python module that uses our API to retrieve images and data about the collection.

    March 10, 2009 7:51pmPicture Book Mashup

    Chris Wallace integrated Brooklyn Museum data his dbpedia-based picture-book mashup, which includes data from Flickr, Wikipedia, and now the Brooklyn Museum. Chris is using XQuery running on eXist XML db using the dbpedia SPARQL interface.

    March 9, 2009 7:38pmBrooklyn Browser

    David Wilkinson has created a Flash-based browser, written using Adobe Flex, to provide a simple interface to search objects in our collection.  Brooklyn Browser can be accessed on Dave's site and you can read more about it at

    March 5, 2009 4:50pmYahoo Pipes

    Piotr Adamczyk is working with our API and Yahoo Pipes.  Piotr is documenting all his findings on his blog, so check it out for the latest information and examples.