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The Hindu Temple Society of North America says this depiction of the goddess Kali by artist Chitra Ganesh, on display at the Brooklyn Museum, is hurtful and offensive. (Credit: CBS2)

Hindu Religious Group Wants Artwork Depicting Goddess Kali Taken Down

A Hindu religious group on Friday said a new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum is offensive and hurtful, and said it should be taken down.


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5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This Weekend

This weekend you can get your holiday shopping done, show off your highest heels, help prevent homelessness in the LGBT community, and more.


Shoe from Killer Heels exhibit at Brooklyn Museum (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Museum Highlights High Heels With New Exhibit

More than 200 shoes are on display in the exhibit called Killer Heels.


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5 Great Mother’s Day Gifts From Brooklyn

Wish the mother, mother figure, or special lady in your life a Happy Mother’s Day with a unique take on a traditional gift, made, or purchased, with love in Brooklyn.


Caravaggio, The Denial of St. Peter (credit: Jennifer Eberhart)

5 Most Iconic Works Of Art In New York

Renowned for their beauty and ingenuity, iconic works are no stranger to New York City. Consider visiting some of the world’s most infamous works housed right here in the Big Apple.



Lawmakers Ask Brooklyn Museum To Pull ‘Christianity-Bashing’ Film ‘A Fire In My Belly’

Is it art or sacrilege? Seven New York lawmakers are asking the Brooklyn Museum not to show a film depicting ants crawling on a crucifix.



Religious Groups Upset Over New Exhibit Set To Open At Brooklyn Museum

Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio said a sacrilege is about to go on display at the Brooklyn Museum with the debut next week of “Hide/Seek,” an exhibit focused on gay-themed art.


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The 11 Best Museum Exhibits In NYC This Summer

As a New Yorker, you already know the city is home to some of the most prestigious museums in the world. Here are our top 11 picks for the best exhibits happening in and throughout NYC this summer.

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Mummy Lady Gauteshenu receives CT scan at North Shore University Hospital (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

2,600-Year-Old Mummy From Brooklyn Museum Gets CT Scan

The mummy, named Lady Gauteshenu, was brought to North Shore University Hospital from the Brooklyn Museum. With the help of modern equipment, doctors can examine what is inside the mummy without disturbing the casing.


Brooklyn Museum Mummy Chamber

Brooklyn Museum Unwraps Mystery Of Mummies In New Exhibit

The mystery of mummies and the science behind the ancient Egyptian belief that preserving the body will ensure eternal life is unwrapped at the Brooklyn Museum. CBS 2’s Dana Tyler takes us into the mummy chamber.


Brooklyn Museum tipi

Museum Brings Tipi, Great Plains Culture To Brooklyn

The Brooklyn Museum is presenting a new exhibit showcasing the culture of the Great Plains. CBS 2’s Dana Tyler reports.


Norman Rockwell

Brooklyn Museum Unveils Rockwell Creations

Norman Rockwell is known for his iconic paintings of everyday American life, but what you might not know is how carefully he created those scenes.