The Brooklyn Museum, located in the heart of Prospect Heights, allows visitors to step foot into the ancient worlds of Egypt, Africa, and Europe, with stunning decorative arts, period rooms, and contemporary art on display all year-round. The museum is home to the oldest surviving African ivory engraved sculptures and a large life-size head from the figure of a guardian king of the Kamakura period in Japan, among other valuable artifacts hailing from far-off cultures and time periods. Brooklyn Museum’s wide range of programs cater to the interests of youths, teens, and adults, with gallery talks, film screenings, musical shows, art workshops, and dance performances included. The cutting-edge exhibitions and programs encompass both modern and traditional thinking with current exhibits featuring Impressionism and the Caribbean: Francisco Oller and His Transatlantic World and Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861–2008.
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Pkwy, New York, NY, USA, + 1 718 638 5000