Target First Saturdays

The Brooklyn Museum stays open for extended hours (11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.) with free admission after 5:00 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month (except September). .

The free Saturdays are sponsored by Target.

Target First Saturdays include special programming such as performances, gallery talks, and hands-on activities.

There’s a cash bar with Happy Hour pricing from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The museum’s restaurant and cafe also stay open late for the First Saturdays events.

Regular admission to the museum is on a suggested donation basis. Suggested general admission is $16 for adults and $10 for seniors age 62+ and students with a valid ID.

 

The Museum’s Collections

The Brooklyn Museum is large, with 560,000 square feet of space housing an extensive collection of artwork.

Highlights of the museum’s holdings¬†include a sizable collection of ancient Egyptian art and an American art collection that includes pieces by Winslow Homer, Georgia O’Keefe,¬†Mary Cassatt, and John Singer Sargent. The museum’s European collection includes pieces by Edgar Degas, Henri de Toulouse-Latrec, and Claude Monet.

 

Location

The museum is located in Brooklyn, adjacent to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Prospect Park, and Prospect Park Zoo.

The street address is 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY.

The museum is easily accessible by subway. The Eastern Parkway/Brooklyn Museum subway station is adjacent to the museum.

 

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