Brooklyn Museum and NU Hotel
NU Hotel is proud to partner with Brooklyn Museum for the second year in a row to help support groundbreaking art exhibits in Brooklyn. NU Hotel was an official sponsor of David Bowie is in the spring of 2018, NU Hotel is now excited to support the upcoming exhibit, Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving opening February 2019.
Through the partnership, NU Hotel is noted as the preferred hotel for the museum. Guests of NU Hotel will receive special access to untimed VIP tickets, allowing them to skip the line at Brooklyn Museum. Tickets can be purchased from the hotel front desk.
With an extensive permanent collection comprised of works from around the globe and rolling exhibitions of contemporary works with local ties, Brooklyn Museum is a classic art destination. Brooklyn Museum is the second largest museum in New York and has over 1.5 million pieces of art and a must-visit while in Brooklyn. From the famous first Saturday nights with free admission to weekend yoga classes and historic lectures, Brooklyn Museum is the preeminent cultural hub in the neighborhood.
Visiting the Museum:
NU Hotel is an easy subway ride, taxi or bike ride away from Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238).
Friday – Sunday and Wednesday 11 AM – 6 PM
Thursday 11 AM – 10 PM
First Saturday of the month 11 AM – 10 PM.
Please note the museum will have special hours for the Frida Kahlo exhibit from February 8 – May 12, 2019.
Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving
Plan a visit to Brooklyn to see the largest U.S. exhibition in 10 years devoted to Frida Kahlo, Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving at Brooklyn Museum. NU Hotel is honored to be the official hotel sponsor of the exhibit which will feature a collection of Frida Kahlo’s personal possessions including clothing, jewelry, letters, orthopedic corsets and cosmetics. On display will also be ten of Frida Kahlo’s key paintings, a selection of drawings, photographs of the artist and an array of objects from Brooklyn Museum’s Mesoamerican art holdings. Spanning the themes of politics, gender, clothing, national identities and disability and how they defined Kahlo’s self-presentation in her work, the exhibit aims to explore the cultural and feminist icon. For more information visit.
February 8 – May 12, 2019
Exhibit will be open 7 days a week, please note that the rest of the museum’s collections will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. Friday – Wednesday 11 AM – 7 PM Thursday 11 AM – 10 PM First Saturday of the month 11 AM – 11 PM
Entrance to the exhibit is limited to timed-entry tickets. NU Hotel guests have special access to untimed VIP tickets which allow guests to skip the line at the museum and enter any time the exhibit is open. Anytime tickets can be purchased when making a reservation or at the front desk for $35. Special accommodations and ticket packages can be found here.
Already have tickets? Stay at NU Hotel the preferred hotel for the Frida Kahlo: Appearances Can Be Deceiving exhibit. Reserve your room in Brooklyn’s original boutique hotel.
Exhibit highlights include:
- Personal belonging from Casa Azul, the artist’s longtime home in Mexico City
- Iconic paintings such as Self-Portrait with Necklace (1933), Self-Portrait with Braid (1941), and Self-Portrait as a Tehuana, Diego on My Mind (1943)
- Tehuana clothing, contemporary and Mesoamerican jewelry, hand-painted corsets and prosthetics
- Photographs of the artist from the celebrated Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection
- Selections from Brooklyn Museum’s Arts of the Americas collection including ancient West Mexican ceramics, Aztec sculptures, and early twentieth-century pottery from the ceramic center of Tonala in Guadalajara, Mexico
Read more about the special exhibit and our partnership with Brooklyn Museum here.