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Get more of the stories behind the art

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Hear insights into our collections and exhibitions from curators, creators, and special guests with our digital guide on Bloomberg Connects.

The free arts and culture app takes you behind the scenes with exclusive audio tours. You’ll also find must-read content to help you get the most out of the Museum.

Currently featured on our Bloomberg Connects guide: 

  • An audio tour of the exhibition Paul McCartney Photographs 1963–64: Eyes of the Storm, featuring commentary from Paul McCartney and cultural critics.

  • Original music inspired by Hiroshige’s 100 Famous Views of Edo (feat. Takashi Murakami), written by composer in residence Niles Luther.

  • An audio guide to Judy Chicago’s landmark installation The Dinner Party, featuring reflections from writer and professor Roxane Gay, curator and art critic Massimiliano Gioni, and other thought leaders (also available on Spotify).

  • An audio tour of our Arts of Asia and Arts of the Islamic World collections, featuring commentary from Joan Cummins, Lisa and Bernard Selz Senior Curator of Asian Art, as well as artists Baseera Khan, Yuhua Hamasaki, and Oscar yi Hou.

  • A selection of highlights from our encyclopedic collections, which span more than five thousand years of human creativity. Spark your curiosity with audio guides narrated by Janet Mock and Phoebe Robinson, who share reflections on their favorite works.

Using the guide is free and easy:

  1. Download the free Bloomberg Connects app.
  2. Search for, or scroll to, the Brooklyn Museum.
  3. When you arrive at the Museum, look for the  icon beside select artworks across all five floors
  4. Enter an object’s lookup number or scan its QR code to discover stories available only on the app. 

Download Bloomberg Connects at the QR code below—and don’t forget your headphones.