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

Museum Holiday Shopping Night
December 5, 2019 -

Can Art Drive Change on Climate Change? An Evening with Alexis Rockman
December 5, 2019 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series: A New Dawn? Bat Diversity & Habitat Use Post-White-Nose Syndrome.
December 4, 2019 -

Museum Store Shopping
December 3, 2019 -

Bruce Experiences: Members-Only Member Appreciation Holiday Celebration
December 3, 2019 -

CANCELLED! Seaside Center: Animal Tracks and Signs
December 1, 2019 -

Museum closed for Thanksgiving
November 28, 2019 -

Museum Store Sunday
November 27, 2019 -

Closing Early for Thanksgiving Holiday
November 27, 2019 -

5 Questions for Curator H.S. Miller about Collecting Reimagined: A 2D Curiosity Cabinet exhibition
November 22, 2019 -

5 Questions for Curator H.S. Miller about Collecting Reimagined: A 2D Curiosity Cabinet exhibition
November 22, 2019 -

Senior Art Workshop: Chinese Brushwork, Washes
November 18, 2019 -

Bruce Explorers: Thanksgiving Food Science Lab
November 17, 2019 -

Museum Store Shopping Night
November 13, 2019 -

Bruce Experiences: Members-Only - Hara Woltz on “The Art of Scientific Observation”
November 13, 2019 -

Art Adventures: Watercolor Landscapes.
November 9, 2019 -

Lifetime of Looking: Color at the Neuberger Museum of Art
November 7, 2019 -

Museum Store Holiday Shopping Night
November 7, 2019 -

Rewind/Fast-Forward: Celebrating the Artist Documentaries of Olympia Stone
November 7, 2019 -

Bruce Museum/Greenwich Arts Council Partnership Performance: Kenneth Kuo Concert 
November 6, 2019 -

Museum Store Shopping Night
November 6, 2019 -

Can Art Drive Change on Climate Change? An Evening with Alexis Rockman
November 4, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Presents: Can Art Drive Change on Climate Change? An Evening with Alexis Rockman, December 5, 2019
November 4, 2019 -

The Secret World of Aquarium Jellies
November 3, 2019 -

“Collecting Reimagined: A 2D Curiosity Cabinet” Exhibition Opens December 14
October 28, 2019 -

“Collecting Reimagined: A 2D Curiosity Cabinet” Exhibition Opens December 14, 2019
October 28, 2019 -

Fall Family Day: Autumn Rains and Fall Colors
October 27, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Program and Event Calendar November 2019
October 22, 2019 -

Senior Art Workshop: Chinese Brushwork, Bamboo Painting
October 21, 2019 -

Art Adventures: Printmaking
October 19, 2019 -

Art Adventures: Winter Still Life
October 17, 2019 -

Art Adventures: Winter Still Life
October 17, 2019 -

Bruce Beginnings Jr
October 17, 2019 -

Design Time
October 17, 2019 -

Design Time
October 17, 2019 -

Bruce Beginnings Jr
October 17, 2019 -

Design Time
October 17, 2019 -

Design Time
October 17, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Presents … “Rewind/Fast-Forward: Celebrating the Artist Documentaries of Olympia Stone,” November 7, 2019
October 17, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Bolsters Board with New and Returning Trustees
October 14, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Bolsters Board with New and Returning Trustees
October 14, 2019 -

Science Solvers: Pumpkin Anatomy
October 12, 2019 -

Bruce Beginnings Jr. - October
October 10, 2019 -

Bruce Experiences: Members-Only - Explorer Justin Fornal on “Aphrodisiacs: The Good, the Bad and the Nearly Extinct”
October 10, 2019 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center: Shellfish Research in Connecticut
October 6, 2019 -

38th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival - Sunday
October 6, 2019 -

38th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival
October 5, 2019 -

From the Bottom of the World: The Art and Science of Antarctica
October 3, 2019 -

Design Time
October 3, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Programs and Events October 2019
October 2, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Newsletter October-December 2019
October 1, 2019 -

Science Solvers: Pine Cone Lab
October 1, 2019 -

Greenwich Sentinel Profiles of New Bruce Supporters 2019
September 30, 2019 -

Bruce Creates Mastering Negative Space
September 29, 2019 -

Contemporary Artists/Traditional Forms: Chinese Brushwork
September 28, 2019 - December 8, 2019

Bruce Creates Surrealist Party Games!
September 28, 2019 -

Contemporary Artists/Traditional Forms: Chinese Brushwork
September 28, 2019 -

Membership Benefits & Information
September 27, 2019 -

Learning to Look® Family Gallery Tour
September 24, 2019 -

From the Bottom of the World:The Art and Science of Antarctica, October 3, 2019
September 23, 2019 -

Bruce Museum to Host 38th Annual Outdoor Arts Festival, October 5 & 6, 2019
September 19, 2019 -

Final Week: Contemporary Artists/Traditional Forms: Chinese Brushwork Exhibition
September 16, 2019 -

Contemporary Artists/Traditional Forms: Chinese Brushwork Exhibition (September 28 - December 8, 2019)
September 16, 2019 -

Museum Temporarily Closed
September 16, 2019 -

Bruce Creates Geometric Design
September 15, 2019 -

Bruce Creates The Art of Chinese Brushwork
September 14, 2019 -

Bruce Experiences: Members-Only - Dr. Daniel Ksepka, Curator of Science
September 12, 2019 -

Bruce Creates Scientific Diagrams of a Butterfly Life Cycle
September 10, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Receives $5 Million Donation from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation
September 9, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Receives $5 Million Donation from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation
September 9, 2019 -

Gallery Happening: Drawing on the Gallery Walls Online Presentation
September 8, 2019 -

Bruce ConsTRUCKS
September 8, 2019 -

Bruce Creates Biological Illustrations
September 7, 2019 -

Bruce Creates Negative-Space and Prehistoric Chalk Art
September 6, 2019 -

Design Time
September 5, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Presents… Generation ♀
September 5, 2019 -

Bruce Creates Leaf-Impressions Stationery
September 5, 2019 -

The Price of Everything Film Screening
September 4, 2019 -

Bruce Creates: Mixed Media Collage
September 3, 2019 -

Bruce Museum to Launch Public Phase of the Campaign for the New Bruce on September 8
September 3, 2019 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center: Connecticut Critters
September 1, 2019 -

Bruce Creates: Brett Weston Texture
August 22, 2019 -

All Members Exhibition Closing Celebration
August 22, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Receives Grant for Preservation and Restoration of Historic Educational Films
August 20, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Receives Grant for Preservation and Restoration of Historic Educational Films
August 20, 2019 -

Science on the Silver Screen: The Meg
August 18, 2019 -

Bruce Explorers: Shark Teeth Forensics
August 18, 2019 -

Bruce Creates - Outdoor Landscape Sketching
August 18, 2019 -

Bruce Creates - Landscape Sketching
August 17, 2019 -

Making History at the Bruce Museum: Volunteers Dorothy Friedman and Joan
August 16, 2019 -

Members Only Lecture Series: A Farm to Table Conversation with Chef Ian Vest
August 14, 2019 -

Bruce ConsTRUCKS: A Public Celebration of the Campaign for the New Bruce, Sunday, September 8, 12-4 pm
August 13, 2019 -

Elasmobranchs: Working with Sharks at the Maritime Aquarium
August 13, 2019 -

Bruce Experiences, New Series of Members-only Events
August 6, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Launches Bruce Experiences, New Series of Members-only Events
August 6, 2019 -

Watercolor Workshop for Seniors - Texture
August 5, 2019 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center: The Last of the Shark Hunters: How Trophy Fishermen Pushed Science into Action
August 4, 2019 -

Design Time
August 1, 2019 -

Introducing Bruce Museum Presents: Thought Leaders in Art and Science
August 1, 2019 -

Bruce Creates: Summer Memory
July 30, 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

Past Exhibitions

Assembling Art: Works by Vin Giuliani
August 3, 2019 - September 15, 2019

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

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

Sharks!
April 20, 2019 - September 1, 2019

iCreate 2019
June 8, 2019 - July 28, 2019


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