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Rubin Galleries: Egyptian Art (installation).

DATES date unknown, 1993
  • December 1993: WHAT:
    THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM’S WEST WING OPENING
    Press Preview Thursday, December 2, 1993, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

    Egyptian Reinstallation - Third Floor
    Featuring over 500 objects from the world renowned Egyptian collection, which have seldom or never been on view. Highlights include sarcophagi, coffins, the cartonnage of Nespanetjerenperre, and a wrapped 2,600 year old mummy never before on view at The Brooklyn Museum

    Arata Isozaki: Works in Architecture - Fourth Floor
    30-year retrospective designed and conceptualized by the architect, on view through February 27, 1994

    Contemporary Permanent Installation - Fifth Floor
    Features more than 50 works from 1946 to 1992 in a wide range of media, opened initially on February 19, 1993

    WHEN:
    December 3, 1993

    WHERE:
    The Brooklyn Museum
    200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, New York

    HOURS:
    Wednesday - Sunday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
    Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day

    ADMISSION:
    Suggested donation: $4.00; students with valid I.D. $2.00; and older adults $1.50. Free to members and to children under 12 accompanied by an adult. Group tours or visits can be arranged through the Education Division, ext. 221

    The completely redesigned and renovated interior of the West Wing of The Brooklyn Museum by Arata Isozaki & Associates and James Stewart Polshek and Partners will provide 30,000 square feet of additional modern gallery space on three floors of the original 1897 McKim, Mead & White Beaux-Arts building, not open to the public since the 1930s.

    Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1989 - 1994. 07-12/1993, 165. View Original
Rubin Galleries: Egyptian Art (installation).