100 Museums to Visit Before You Die

Brooklyn Museum

Location: New York

2013 Exhibitions: Materializing Six Years (September 14 - February 17), Aesthetic Ambitions: Edward Lycett and Brooklyn's Faience Manufacturing Company (May 3 - June 16)

Founded in 1895, The Brooklyn Museum holds New York City's 2nd largest art collection, containing roughly 1.5 million works. The museum is well-known for its comprehensive collections of Egyptian and African art, in addition to 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th century paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts throughout a wide range of schools.

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