Bruce Museum October - December 2018 Newsletter

Events

Collections

Over the past 100 years, the Bruce Museum has developed a diverse collection through both gifts and purchases. From its holdings of approximately 15,000 objects in fine and decorative art, natural history and anthropology, the Museum selects items to complement its long and short-term exhibitions.

 For more information on the collection, contact Kirsten Reinhardt, Registrar, at 203-413-6770 or email kreinhardt@brucemuseum.org.

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Store

The Bruce Museum Store offers a wide selection of unusual gifts, one-of-a-kind jewelry, accessories, fun and educational toys, rocks, minerals, fossils, stationery, exhibition catalogs and a wonderful selection of art books and more that relate to the Museum's exhibitions and programs.

For your convenience, we accept orders for our exhibition catalogs by phone or online. Online orders shipped only within the United States. For orders shipping out of the United States, please place a phone order at 203.869.0376​. Click below for details.

Education

About Us

 

Our Mission: The Bruce Museum promotes the understanding and appreciation of Art and Science to enrich the lives of all people.

Current Exhibitions

The Comeback of the Great White Shark in our Backyard
July 16, 2019 -

Watercolor Workshop for Seniors - Color
July 15, 2019 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center: Sharkwater Extinction
July 7, 2019 -

Independence Day 2019
July 4, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Program and Event Calendar July – August 2019
July 2, 2019 -

Bruce Creates: Master Copies
July 2, 2019 -

Bruce Creates: Master Copy
July 2, 2019 -

Bruce Creates: Outdoor Sketching
July 2, 2019 -

Bruce Creates: Book Covers
July 2, 2019 -

Bruce Creates: Book Cover
July 2, 2019 -

Bruce Creates: Nagatani Collage
July 2, 2019 -

Bruce Creates: Group Portrait
July 2, 2019 -

Bruce Creates: Group Portraits
July 2, 2019 -

Bruce Creates: Self Portraits
July 2, 2019 -

Bruce Creates/Art Adventures: Personal Masterpieces
June 30, 2019 -

July-September 2019 Bruce Museum Newsletter
June 28, 2019 -

New Artist in Residence to Lead ‘Bruce Creates’ Drop-in Workshops
June 27, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Introduces ‘Bruce Creates’ Drop-in Art Workshops
June 27, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Annual Meeting 2019
June 25, 2019 -

Bruce Creates
June 25, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Announces $15 Million Lead Gift to the Campaign for the New Bruce
June 24, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Announces $15 Million Lead Gift to the Campaign for the New Bruce
June 24, 2019 -

The Bruce Museum Reimagined: The Campaign for the New Bruce
June 24, 2019 -

Science Sunday: Sunny Days
June 23, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Seaside Center Opening
June 23, 2019 -

From Butterflies to Battleships: Selections from the Bruce Museum Photography Collection
June 22, 2019 - September 1, 2019

How the Bruce Delivers on Its ‘Museums for All’ Promise
June 21, 2019 -

How the Bruce Delivers on Its ‘Museums for All’ Promise
June 21, 2019 -

Design Time - June 20
June 20, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Showcases Four Photographers in Butterflies to Battleships Exhibition (June 22 - Sept. 1, 2019)
June 18, 2019 -

Art Workshop for Seniors
June 17, 2019 -

Art Adventures: Landscapes Abroad
June 16, 2019 -

Appraisal Day for Fine Art and Outsider Art
June 15, 2019 -

Art Adventures: Postcards from Abroad
June 13, 2019 -

Bruce Beginnings Jr - July
June 13, 2019 -

Lifetime of Looking. People, Places, and Things
June 13, 2019 -

Bruce Beginnings Jr. - June
June 13, 2019 -

Bruce Explorers: Sharks!
June 9, 2019 -

iCreate 2019
June 8, 2019 - July 28, 2019

iCreate 2019 Opening
June 8, 2019 -

Connecticut Open House 2019
June 8, 2019 -

All Abilities Day
June 8, 2019 -

Design Time - June 6
June 6, 2019 -

Art of Design Luncheon, Fashion-Focused Conversation & Fashion Show
June 6, 2019 -

Avery Catalogue
June 4, 2019 -

In Appreciation of the Distinguished Service of Peter C. Sutton
June 4, 2019 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center. The Big Turtle Year
June 2, 2019 -

PHENOMENON: Science Innovation Fair
May 31, 2019 -

Curators’ Talk: A Conversation about the Averys, with Barbara Haskell
May 30, 2019 -

10th Annual iCreate Exhibition of High School Student Art
May 28, 2019 -

iCreate 2019 High School Student Art Exhibition (June 8 - July 21, 2019)
May 28, 2019 -

Science Sunday: Mineral Marvels
May 26, 2019 -

Appraisal Day for Fine Art and Outsider Art at the Bruce Museum (June 15, 2019)
May 24, 2019 -

Photography Exhibition Now on View in Arcade Gallery
May 23, 2019 -

From Butterflies to Battleships: Selections from the Bruce Museum Photography Collection exhibition (June 22, 2019)
May 23, 2019 -

Bruce Museum’s 34th Annual Outdoor Crafts Festival - Sunday
May 19, 2019 -

Bruce Museum’s 34th Annual Outdoor Crafts Festival - Saturday
May 18, 2019 -

Patron Members’ Reception: Summer with the Averys [Milton | Sally | March]
May 16, 2019 -

Design Time - May 16
May 16, 2019 -

Fifth Annual PHENOMENON Science Innovation Fair (May 31, 2019)
May 15, 2019 -

Science Lecture: Predator Turned Prey: The Controversial Trade in Sharks and Shark Fin Products
May 14, 2019 -

Lifetime of Looking: Express Yourself!
May 14, 2019 -

Science Sunday: Seashells on the Seashore
May 12, 2019 -

Summer with the Averys [Milton | Sally | March]
May 11, 2019 - September 1, 2019

Bruce Museum Program and Event Calendar May-June 2019
May 10, 2019 -

Lifetime of Looking: Expressing Yourself!
May 9, 2019 -

Bruce Beginnings Jr. May
May 9, 2019 -

First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center. Oysters in Greenwich
May 5, 2019 -

Sixth Annual Art of Design Luncheon (June 6, 2019)
May 2, 2019 -

Design Time - May 2
May 2, 2019 -

A Curator’s View of Summer with the Averys
April 30, 2019 -

Art Around the World, Spring Family Day
April 28, 2019 -

Easter Sunday. Museum is closed
April 21, 2019 -

Sharks! Opening
April 20, 2019 -

Sharks!
April 20, 2019 - September 1, 2019

Design Time - April 18
April 18, 2019 -

New Members Spring Celebration
April 17, 2019 -

Bruce Museum’s 34th Annual Outdoor Crafts Festival (May 18-19, 2019)
April 16, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Spring Family Day (April 28, 2019)
April 16, 2019 -

Art Adventures: Design Your Own Comic
April 14, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Names Robert Wolterstorff as New Executive Director
April 12, 2019 -

Lifetime of Looking: Faces and Places
April 11, 2019 -

Meet the Bruce Contemporaries
April 11, 2019 -

Bruce Beginnings Jr. April
April 11, 2019 -

The Campaign for the New Bruce
April 9, 2019 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center: Be a Pollinator Hero Make a Mason Bee House
April 7, 2019 -

Design Time - April 4
April 4, 2019 -

Family Gallery Tour
April 2, 2019 - September 1, 2030

Science Sunday: Structural Design Challenge
March 31, 2019 -

Summer with the Averys [Milton | Sally | March] Now on View
March 29, 2019 -

Summer with the Averys [Milton | Sally | March] Exhibition
March 28, 2019 -

Innovations in the Third Dimension: Sculpture of Our Time
March 28, 2019 -

Contemporary + Cutting Edge: Pleasures of Collecting, Part III
March 28, 2019 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series Programs at the Bruce Museum Seaside Center
March 28, 2019 -

32nd Annual Bruce Museum Gala, May 11
March 27, 2019 -

Art Adventures: Comical Illustrations
March 24, 2019 -

Music and Drama Therapy
March 21, 2019 -

Art and Dance/Movement Therapy
March 20, 2019 -

Jan van der Heyden (1637-1712)
March 19, 2019 -

Paris Portraits : Artists, Friends, and Lovers
March 19, 2019 -



Permanent Exhibition

Changes in Our Land

Every Object Tells a Story

The Earth’s Minerals

Formation of Our Land

Natural Resources - Human Imprints

Life Between the Tides

Community Connections