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ART MUSEUMS, LIBRARIES, EXHIBITIONS.
IMPORTANT ART SOCIETIES AND CLUBS
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BROOKLYN MUSEUM - METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART.

BROOKLYN MUSEUM, Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue, Brooklyn (Pilgrimage 2).
Egyptology; architectural photographs; bronzes; modern sculpture; Greek vases and terra cotta; ancient glass; coins and medals; drawings; Oriental and European ceramics; textiles, old and modern paintings; prints; photographs; lantern slides; library. Also natural history and ethnology Open daily 9 A.M. to 6 P.M.; Sunday 2 to 6 P.M.; Thursday evening 7.30 to 9.30. Admission free except Monday and Tuesday, when fee is 25 cents; children ro cents. Children's Museum, Bedford Park. Open free daily 9 A.M. to 5 P.M.
CENTURY ASSOCIATION, 7 West 43d Street, Manhattan.
Social organization holding monthly exhibitions of work by members.
CHELSEA ART GALLERY, 296 Ninth Avenue, near 28th Street, Manhattan.
Exhibitions under the auspices of the Chelsea Neighborhood Association. Open free, daily 3.30 to 6 and 7.30 to 9 P.M. Sunday 3 to 5 P.M.
COOPER UNION MUSEUM FOR THE ARTS OF DECORATION, Third Avenue and 8th Street, Manhattan.
Furniture, textiles, wood carvings and other industrial art objects arranged in chronological order; decorative design scrap books; reference library. Open free daily except Sunday and Monday, 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. and 6.3o to 9 P.M.; closed July 1 to September 15.
DYCKMAN HOUSE, PARK AND MUSUEM, 204th Street and Broadway, Manhattan.
Building erected 1783-5; restored and given to the City 1915. Furniture, costumes and other objects of the eighteenth century and relics dug up near the place. Open free, daily so A.M. to 5.30 P.M.
HISPANIC MUSEUM, 156th Street, west of Broadway, Manhattan (Pilgrimage a).
Paintings, sculpture, wood carvings, and other works of Spanish art. Open free, daily, including Sunday, to A.M. to 5 P.M. Lotos CLUB, 110 West 57th Street, Manhattan.
Social organization holding monthly art exhibitions. MACDOWELL CLUB, ro8 West 55th Street, Manhattan.
Social club; two exhibitions a month of self-organized groups of painters and sculptors. Gallery open October to May, free, daily, except Monday and Tuesday to A.M. to 6 P.M.
METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, Fifth Avenue at 82d Street, Man-s hattan (Pilgrimage I).
Antiquities from Egypt, Crete, Cyprus, etc.; architectural casts and models; arms and armor; Boscoreale mural paintings; bronzes, old and modern; ceramics, Oriental and European; clocks, watches and sundials; drawings, old and modern; Greek sculpture, terra cottas and vases; enamels; engravings and etchings; furniture of various periods; gems; glass; iron ware; ivory carvings; jade; jewelry; laces; lacquers; manuscripts; miniatures; medals and plaques; musical instruments; ormolu; paintings, old and modern; pewter; pottery and porcelain; rugs; sculpture—classic, Gothic, Renaissance and modern; silverware; textiles; woodwork—Gothic, Renaissance, French, English and Colonial. Library, special exhibitions, classrooms, study-rooms, lectures, photographs, lantern slides. Open daily so A.M. t0 6 P.M. in Summer, to 5 P.M. in Winter; Saturday to ro P.M.; Sunday 1 to 5 P.M. Admission free except Monday and Friday, when it is 25 cents.

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