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.

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

Current Exhibitions

Bruce Museum Store Holiday Specials
November 16, 2018 -

Science Lecture: Shocking Bodies: Electricity and Medicine in the 18th Century
November 16, 2018 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center. Botany in Connecticut 1820 to 1840
November 15, 2018 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center. Living with Coyotes
November 15, 2018 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center. Call of Life: Facing the Mass Extinction
November 15, 2018 -

Pressed for Time Botanical Collecting exhibition opens 12.01.18
November 13, 2018 -

Holiday Shopping at the Bruce Museum Store
November 12, 2018 -

Holiday Shopping at the Bruce Museum Store
November 12, 2018 -

Holiday Shopping at the Bruce Museum Store
November 12, 2018 -

Holiday Shopping at the Bruce Museum Store
November 12, 2018 -

Holiday Shopping at the Bruce Museum Store
November 12, 2018 -

Members’ Shop ‘n’ Sip at Bruce Museum Store
November 12, 2018 -

Museum Store Sunday: 25 on the 25th
November 12, 2018 -

Museum Store Sunday
November 12, 2018 -

Museum Store Sunday
November 12, 2018 -

Veteran’s Day
November 9, 2018 -

Museum open until 1:30 pm. Early closing.
November 9, 2018 -

Night at the Museum 2018
November 9, 2018 -

Bruce Museum to Honor Art World Luminaries at Tenth Icon Awards in the Arts, November 29
November 5, 2018 -

Promised Gift of Major Collection of Native American Art
November 5, 2018 -

Medical Instruments Lecture: Changing Concepts of Radioactivity and Health
November 5, 2018 -

Medical Instruments Lecture: Doctors, Patients, and the Physical Examination
November 5, 2018 -

Bruce Museum Receives Promised Gift of Major Collection of Native American Art
November 5, 2018 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center: Greenwich Shellfishing Demo and Film
November 4, 2018 -

Downsized: Small-Scale Sculpture by Contemporary Artists
November 3, 2018 - January 27, 2019

Bruce Museum Gala 2019
November 2, 2018 -

The Dawn of Modern Medicine: Selections from the Medical Artifact Collection of M. Donald Blaufox, MD, PhD
November 1, 2018 -

Shellfishing Film and Demo at Greenwich Point (11.04.2018)
October 30, 2018 -

Sacred Beverages: From the Black Drink to Ayahuasca
October 30, 2018 -

Downsized: Small-Scale Sculpture Exhibition
October 26, 2018 -

Design Time
October 25, 2018 -

Design Time
October 25, 2018 -

Design Time
October 25, 2018 -

Design Time
October 25, 2018 -

Design Time
October 25, 2018 -

Science Sundays: Structural Design Challenge
October 25, 2018 -

Science Sundays: The Human Body
October 25, 2018 -

Science Sundays: Pressed for Flowers
October 25, 2018 -

Science Sundays: Winter Pals
October 25, 2018 -

Science Sundays: Building Design
October 25, 2018 -

Art Adventures: Comical Illustrations
October 24, 2018 -

Art Adventures: Sculpture Sketching
October 24, 2018 -

Art Adventures: Pressed for Art
October 24, 2018 -

Art Adventures: Create Your Own Cartoon
October 24, 2018 -

Art Adventures: Small Sculptures
October 24, 2018 -

Bruce Beginnings Jr
October 24, 2018 -

Bruce Beginnings Jr
October 24, 2018 -

Bruce Beginnings Jr
October 24, 2018 -

Bruce Beginnings Jr
October 24, 2018 -

ReTooled Evening Lecture. Workman’s Comp: Jim Dine and Hardware
October 18, 2018 -

Bruce Museum Icon Awards in the Arts 2018
October 17, 2018 -

Art Lecture: Claes Oldenburg’s Pop Monuments to the Tool
October 15, 2018 -

Science Field Trip to Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Open House
October 13, 2018 -

Greenwich Health & Wellness EXPO
October 11, 2018 -

Phase I of the Campaign for the New Bruce Under Way
October 10, 2018 -

Marianne Smith Memorial Lecture: How I Paint Dinosaurs: Art, Science, and Imagination
October 9, 2018 -

French Family Gallery Tour
October 9, 2018 -

Fall Family Day: Block Party!
October 9, 2018 -

Film Screenings of STRAWS at 10:30 am & 12:30 pm & Town-Wide Cleanup 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.
October 6, 2018 -

Art Lecture: Tools as Art
October 4, 2018 -

Patrons’ Opening for Downsized: Small-Scale Sculpture by Contemporary Artists
October 2, 2018 -

Oktoberfest at the Bruce Museum
September 27, 2018 -

Film Series. Lust for Life (1956)
September 26, 2018 -

Bruce Museum October - December 2018 Newsletter
September 25, 2018 -

Night at the Museum Family Benefit 2018
September 25, 2018 -

Richard Haas: Artist Talk
September 23, 2018 -

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
September 22, 2018 -

ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection
September 22, 2018 - December 30, 2018

Exhibition Opens. ReTooled: Highlights of the Hechinger Collection
September 21, 2018 -

Bruce Museum Calendar October - December 2018
September 20, 2018 -

ReTooled Film Series. Paradise Garden
September 20, 2018 -

New Exhibition Opens. Pressed for Time: Botanical Collecting as Genteel Pastime or Scientific Pursuit?
September 18, 2018 -

New Exhibition Opens. The Dawn of Modern Medicine: Selections from the Medical Artifact Collection of M. Donald Blaufox, MD, PhD
September 18, 2018 -

New Exhibition Opens. Downsized: Small-Scale Sculpture by Contemporary Artists
September 18, 2018 -

Member preview of Imagination Playground blocks
September 18, 2018 -

Night at the Museum Shop n Sip
September 18, 2018 -

James Gurney to Present Art Workshop & Science Lecture
September 18, 2018 -

Science Sunday: Medical Sketching
September 18, 2018 -

Art Adventures: Symmetrical Snowflakes
September 18, 2018 -

Art Adventures: Creating Art with Tools
September 18, 2018 -

Design Time
September 17, 2018 -

Fall Family Day: Block Party!
September 17, 2018 -

Lifetime of Looking: Realistic and Imaginative
September 17, 2018 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center. A Century of Tallying Birds for the Annual Christmas Bird Count
September 17, 2018 -

Art Lecture: ReTooled
September 17, 2018 -

Downsized Artists Panel
September 17, 2018 -

Lifetime of Looking: People, Places, Things
September 17, 2018 -

Lifetime of Looking: Color in Art
September 14, 2018 -

Curator’s Talk: “A Continuous Thread”
September 14, 2018 -

37th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival
September 12, 2018 -

37th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival
September 12, 2018 -

ReTooled Film Series - Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression
September 7, 2018 -

New Docent Orientation
September 7, 2018 -

Art Workshop: Techniques for Science Illustration - SOLD OUT
September 7, 2018 -

Marine Tank Animal Feeding - Friday Afternoon
September 7, 2018 -

Docent Tour - Friday Afternoon
September 7, 2018 -

Bruce Beginnings - Afternoon
September 7, 2018 -

Bruce Museum Executive Director Peter C. Sutton to Retire
September 5, 2018 -

Labor Day. Bruce Museum closed, Seaside Center open.
September 3, 2018 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center: Saving Animals from Extinction
September 2, 2018 -



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

Upcoming Exhibitions

Closing early for Thanksgiving holiday.
November 21, 2018 -

Thanksgiving Day. Museum closed.
November 22, 2018 -

The Dawn of Modern Medicine: Selections from the Medical Artifact Collection of M. Donald Blaufox, MD, PhD
November 24, 2018 - April 7, 2019

Bruce Museum Icon Awards in the Arts 2018
November 29, 2018 -

Pressed for Time: Botanical Collecting as Genteel Pastime or Scientific Pursuit?
December 1, 2018 - March 3, 2019

Christmas Eve. Museum closed.
December 24, 2018 -

New Year’s Eve. Museum closed.
December 31, 2018 -

New Year’s Day. Museum closed.
January 1, 2019 -

Masterpieces from the Museum of Cartoon Art
January 26, 2019 - April 20, 2019

Buried Treasures of the Silk Road
February 10, 2019 - June 2, 2019

Sharks
April 20, 2019 - October 27, 2019

Easter Sunday. Museum is closed
April 21, 2019 -

Summer with the Averys (Milton, Sally, March)
May 11, 2019 - September 1, 2019

Bruce Museum Gala
May 11, 2019 -

Past Exhibitions

Wild Bees: Photographs by Paula Sharp and Ross Eatman
April 14, 2018 - November 11, 2018

Expressionism in Print: The Early Works of Richard Haas, 1957-64
June 23, 2018 - October 21, 2018

National Geographic Photo Ark
June 2, 2018 - September 2, 2018

iCreate 2018
June 9, 2018 - August 12, 2018

Diaspora Cloud by Vik Muniz
June 6, 2018 - June 30, 2018


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