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Best Exhibits At NYC Art Galleries

February 18, 2011 1:30 PM

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Get your culture fix this weekend. Check out one – or all – of these exhibits on display this weekend at some of New York’s best art galleries.  By Alyson Schwartz.

See Also: On Display: NYC’s Best Museum Exhibits

The Sketchbook Project 2011

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Brooklyn Art Library
103A North 3rd Street
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
arthousecoop.com/library

View thousands of sketchbooks filled by artists with based around a theme of their choosing. The exhibit opens this Saturday and runs through February 27.

Best nearby eats:

Egg
135 North 5th Street
Williamsburg, Brooklyn
718.302.5151
pigandegg.com

Tipi: Heritage of the Great Plains

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(Photo Credit: The Brooklyn Museum)

Brooklyn Museum
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052
718.638.5000
brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/tipi/

The Tipi exhibit opens today, and includes almost 200 objects from the museums collection of Plains material. In addition to works by contemporary, two full-size tipis with furnished interiors will be on display.

Best nearby eats:

Blue Marble Ice Cream
186 Underhill Avenue
Brooklyn NY
718.399.6926
bluemarbleicecream.com
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Rembrandt and His School: Masterworks from the Frick and Lugt Collections

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(Courtesy: The Frick Collection)

The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street at 5th Avenue
New York, New York 10021
212.288.0700
frick.org/exhibitions/rembrandt/index.htm
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A massive collection of Rembrandt’s work including paintings, drawings and works of his student will be on display at this newly opened exhibit. Works include those on loan from the collection of Frits Lugt from the Foundation Custodia in Paris.

Best nearby eats:

La Maison Du Chocolat
1018 Madison Avenue at 78th Street
New York, New York 10075
212.744.7117
lamaisonduchocolat.com
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To match the old world artistry of Rembrandt’s talented works, stop by La Maison Du Chocolat for an afternoon chocolate fix.

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Alyson Schwartz is the author of the blog Ribbons of Thought, which features musings
on topics from fashion to NYC living including fun activities, food and unique finds.

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