Address: 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238
The mission of the Brooklyn Museum is to act as a bridge between the rich artistic heritage of world cultures, as embodied in its collections, and the unique experience of each visitor. Dedicated to the primacy of the visitor experience, committed to excellence in every aspect of its collections and programs, and drawing on both new and traditional tools of communication, interpretation, and presentation, the Museum aims to serve its diverse public as a dynamic, innovative, and welcoming center for learning through the visual arts.
The Brooklyn Museum’s extensive collection includes ancient Egyptian masterpieces, African art, European painting, decorative arts, period rooms, and contemporary art. Also on view are cutting-edge exhibitions of contemporary art that reflect an engagement with today's most important artists, artistic practices and ideas.