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:
•Rob Wynne: FLOAT (through Jan 9)
Large-scale installations of molten hand-poured and mirrored glass and glass texts by New York–based artist Rob Wynne float within the American Art galleries in direct dialogue with selected works from the collection.
•One: Do Ho Suh (through Jan 27)
Walk through a hand-sewn, translucent, full-scale fabric replica of Korean-born artist Do Ho Suh's former apartment, which includes details such as light fixtures, radiators, an intercom and a toilet. Drawing on a longing for home, feelings Suh initially experienced as an immigrant, the work highlights the important connections we make between physical places and memory.