In Classroom Program Descriptions

In Classroom Program Descriptions

The Bruce Museum offers in-classroom programs for preschool through high school students during which trained educators bring object’s from the Museum’s teaching collection to you and your students. Instructors engage students through inquiry-based discussions and close observation of collection objects.  All programs correspond to NGSS and Common Core standards and learning objectives. 

Below is a list of the programs we offer. Please contact Corinne Flax at for program descriptions and curricular connections. To learn how to schedule a visit, click here. 



This year, the Bruce Museum is piloting new art outreach programs geared toward students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. These programs will correlate to the Museum's permanent art exhibitions, scheduled to open in Winter 2023. If you are interested piloting any of the programs listed below, please contact Corinne Flax at These programs will be offered in your classroom or as a virtual program. 

- People: Who are they?

- Places: Where is that?

- Things: Why paint that?


Please visit our Museum Visits page to learn about the new science programs we are piloting at the Museum this year. 

All of these programs can be adapted to students in preschool through 6th grade and students participating in afterschool programs.

- Our Rocks, Our World: Local Geology

- Dinosaurs & Fossils

- Animal Ancestors: The Ice Age

- Animal Residents of Long Island Sound

- Backyard Animals

- Invertebrates & Life Cycles

Middle School and High School

If you are interested in programs for students in 7th grade and up, please contact Corinne Flax at  for further details.