Brooklyn Museum

200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York

Wednesday–Sunday 11 am–6 pm

A slightly hipper version of the Met features a huge, diverse permanent collection categorized by culture, as well as thoughtful visiting exhibitions from all over the world. On the edge of Prospect Park and next to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden ($25 combo passes available).

$: $16, $10/students & seniors, free/ages 19 & under

Annual Memberships: $75+.

Free Hours: First Saturday of the month 5–11 pm.

Current Kid-Friendly Exhibits:

David Bowie is (through Jul 15)
Explore 400 objects drawn primarily from the David Bowie’s personal archive in an immersive, multimedia installation that includes continuous audio along with projected animation and video. Original costumes, handwritten lyric sheets, original album art, photographs, and videos trace Bowie’s fascinating creative process from his teenage years in England through his last twenty years in NYC. Advanced purchase ticket recommended.

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985 (through Jul 22)
Explore the groundbreaking contributions to contemporary art of Latin American and Latina women artists during a period of extraordinary conceptual and aesthetic experimentation. Featuring 123 artists from 15 countries, Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960–1985 focuses on their use of the female body for political and social critique and artistic expression. Includes painting, sculpture, photography, video, performance, and other new mediums. Ask a guard or info desk how to steer clear of mature content.

Family Programs: The first Saturday evening of the month features eclectic free art and entertainment for all ages. Drop in for studio art projects the first Sunday of the month 4–5:30 pm.

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