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

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 -

Tang Dynasty Tomb Sculptures and the Silk Road
March 18, 2019 -

Sharks! Science Exhibition Opens April 20, 2019
March 18, 2019 -

Sharks! Science Exhibition
March 18, 2019 -

Science Sunday: The Human Body
March 17, 2019 -

Lifetime of Looking: Art from Near and Far
March 14, 2019 -

Film Series - Cartoons: Stripped (2014)
March 13, 2019 -

Art Adventures: Sculpture Sketching
March 10, 2019 -

Your Place Squared: Community Art Project
March 9, 2019 - June 2, 2019

Panel Discussion: The Golden Age of Cartooning in Connecticut - SOLD OUT!
March 7, 2019 -

Young Artist Draws Inspiration from Cartoon Art Exhibition
March 7, 2019 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center. Botany in Connecticut 1820 to 1840
March 3, 2019 -

Connecticut Open House 2019
March 1, 2019 -

Design Time - March 21
March 1, 2019 -

Buried Treasures of the Silk Road Curator’s Talk
February 27, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Bolsters Permanent Collection with Recent Gifts
February 21, 2019 -

Bruce Science News: Fossils Reveal Ancient History of Perching Birds
February 21, 2019 -

Bruce Science News: Ancient DNA Reveals Lost Penguin Species
February 21, 2019 -

Masterpieces from the Museum of Cartoon Art exhibition programs
February 21, 2019 -

Jewelry Appraisal Day at the Bruce
February 20, 2019 -

Cartoon Lecture. Breaking Into the Boys Club: A Whirlwind History of Women and Cartooning
February 18, 2019 -

Jewelry Appraisal + Consignment Event
February 16, 2019 -

Lifetime of Looking: Storytelling
February 14, 2019 -

Winter 2019 Teacher’s Open House
February 14, 2019 -

Buried Treasures of the Silk Road
February 9, 2019 - June 2, 2019

Science Lecture: Shocking Bodies: Electricity and Medicine in the 18th Century
February 5, 2019 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center. Living with Coyotes
February 3, 2019 -

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

Members’ Opening: Masterpieces from the Museum of Cartoon Art
January 25, 2019 -

Winter Family Day
January 21, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Offers Free Admission to Furloughed Federal Workers and Families
January 16, 2019 -

Winter Family Day
January 16, 2019 -

Bruce Museum January - March 2019 Newsletter
January 15, 2019 -

Medical Instruments Lecture: Changing Concepts of Radioactivity and Health
January 15, 2019 -

Buried Treasures of the Silk Road Exhibition Now on View
January 15, 2019 -

Buried Treasures of the Silk Road
January 14, 2019 -

Silk Road Lecture: Providing for the Afterlife in Han Dynasty China
January 7, 2019 -

Fred Elser First Sunday Science Series at the Seaside Center. Call of Life: Facing the Mass Extinction
January 6, 2019 -

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

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

Bruce Museum Earns Top Rating for Nonprofit Financial Accountability
December 26, 2018 -

Christmas Eve. Museum closed.
December 24, 2018 -

Your Place Squared: Community Art Project
December 19, 2018 -

Masterpieces from the Museum of Cartoon Art exhibition programs
December 19, 2018 -

Your Place Squared: Community Art Project
December 19, 2018 -

January – March 2019 Bruce Museum Calendar
December 19, 2018 -

Your Place Squared: Community Art Project at the Bruce Museum
December 17, 2018 -

Art Adventures: Comical Illustrations
December 17, 2018 -

Masterpieces from the Museum of Cartoon Art
December 6, 2018 -

New exhibition opens: Masterpieces from the Museum of Cartoon Art
December 5, 2018 -

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

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

Christmas Day 2018. Bruce Museum closed.
November 23, 2018 -

Thanksgiving Day. Museum closed.
November 22, 2018 -

Closing early for Thanksgiving holiday.
November 21, 2018 -

First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center: Century of Tallying Birds
November 14, 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 -

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 -

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 -

CANCELLED Science Sundays: Pressed for Flowers
October 25, 2018 -

Science Sundays: Winter Pals
October 25, 2018 -

Science Sundays: Building Design
October 25, 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 -



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

Science Sunday: Structural Design Challenge
March 31, 2019 -

Design Time - April 4
April 4, 2019 -

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

Bruce Beginnings Jr. April
April 11, 2019 -

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

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

New Members Spring Celebration
April 17, 2019 -

Design Time - April 18
April 18, 2019 -

Sharks!
April 20, 2019 - September 1, 2019

Sharks! Opening
April 20, 2019 -

Easter Sunday. Museum is closed
April 21, 2019 -

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

Design Time - May 2
May 2, 2019 -

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

Bruce Beginnings Jr. May
May 9, 2019 -

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

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

Bruce Museum Gala
May 11, 2019 -

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

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

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

Design Time - May 16
May 16, 2019 -

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

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

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

Science Sunday: Mineral Marvels
May 26, 2019 -

Curator’s Talk: A Conversation about the Averys, with Barbara Haskel
May 30, 2019 -

PHENOMENON: Science Innovation Fair
May 31, 2019 -

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

Design Time - June 6
June 6, 2019 -

iCreate 2019 Opening
June 8, 2019 -

iCreate 2019
June 8, 2019 - June 23, 2019

Science Sunday: Sharks!
June 9, 2019 -

Bruce Beginnings Jr. - June
June 13, 2019 -

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

Art Adventures: Landscapes Abroad
June 16, 2019 -

Design Time - June 20
June 20, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Seaside Center Opening
June 23, 2019 -

Science Sunday: Sunny Days
June 23, 2019 -

Bruce Museum Annual Meeting 2019
June 25, 2019 -

Art Adventures: Personal Masterpieces
June 30, 2019 -