Family & Early Childhood

Family & Early Childhood:

Digital Bruce Beginnings, Family Days, and more!

Are you missing in-person programming for your family at the Bruce? We are still offering programs for children and families online! These new online programs offer the same commitment to promoting the understanding and appreciation of art and science as all of the Museum’s regular programs and events. Please continue reading to learn about the programs now available online.

Unless noted, no advanced registration is required and programs are free. 

Digital Bruce Beginnings

Posted Tuesdays on the Bruce Museum calendar page, and Youtube.

Digital Bruce Beginnings is a program designed for children ages 2.5 - 5 and their adult caregivers. Each program will explore the Museum’s collections and exhibitions through picture books and imaginative play activities. Topics rotate between art and science.

Check out our library of past recorded programs and stay tuned as new-at home activities will be added throughout the year.

Digital Weekends

Posted on Youtube

Missed weekend family programs at the Bruce? Digital Weekends with the Bruce are fun, hands-on art and science projects for you and your family! Over the past several weekends, teaching artist Grayson Kennedy and Youth and Family Programs Manager Megan Brown will lead you in an online activity based on exhibitions at the Bruce Museum. Use the linked videos and write-ups to make something fun and creative while you’re home. 

Seaside Saturdays

Posted on Youtube and the Museum website

A series of educational pamphlets and activities released as part of the Seaside Center’s Digital 2020 Season.

Wild Wednesdays

Posted on the Museum website

A series of educational activities released for children and families to get outside and explore their own backyard.

At Home Steam

Posted on the Museum website

Manager of School and Community Programs Corinne Flax created weekly STEAM activities for families with children at home. These weekly activities will focus on basic STEAM concepts. Learners will get the chance to design, test, modify, experiment, hypothesize, and much more. 

Family Days

Posted on Youtube and the Museum Website

Miss our Family Days? Well, they have gone digital. Check the calendar (link to calendar) for family-oriented afternoons featuring activities, entertainment, and fun learning for all ages. Themes vary.

Visiting the Museum?

You can access digital versions of our Family Gallery Guides on the exhibitions page to help enhance your experience.

For more information on our youth and family programming please see the Bruce Museum calendar on our website, or contact us at mbrown@brucemuseum.org. We are happy to answer your questions.