Museum Visits: In-Person & Virtual

Museum Visits: In-Person & Virtual Program Descriptions

The Bruce Museum offers museum visits, either in-person or virtual, for educational groups with students in preschool through high school featuring our exhibitions and collections. In-person and virtual field trips are offered from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and include inquiry-based discussions and close looking at objects. Most programs are 45-60 minutes in length. To learn how to schedule a field trip, please click here

Below are the current programs we offer based on temporary exhibitions and the Museum’s collection. If you would like further information about a program or are interested in a personalized program, please contact Kathleen Holko at kholko@brucemuseum.org.

Temporary Art Exhibition Field Trips

Floating Beauty: Women in the Art of Ukiyo-e September 1, 2020 - November 1, 2020

She Sweeps with Many-Colored Brooms: Paintings and Prints by Emily Mason November 21, 2020 - March 21, 2020

Chain Reaction: The Photography of Patrick Nagatani May 1, 2021 - August 1, 2021

Temporary Science Exhibition Field Trips

Under the Skin September 1, 2020 - November 29, 2020

Collections-Based Field Trips

Preschool:

We offer science-based programs for preschool classes, both in-person and virtually, based on the fundamental learning blocks of science. Subjects include understanding the special adaptations of the animals found in our own backyard, the interactions between flora and fauna, and basic geology concepts.

Kindergarten through Fifth Grade:

We offer science-based programs for elementary classes, both in-person and virtually, based on Next Generation Science Standards and designed to meet classroom learning goals. NGSS learning objectives addressed include interactions between living things and their environments, the behavior of energy waves, and the effects of geological changes over time.

Middle School through High School:

The Bruce Museum offers programs designed specifically for Middle School and High School students. These programs are developed with the input of classroom teachers to specifically suit the needs of individual classrooms. Possible topics include greenwashing, imagery, and iconography in advertising and community organizing around environmental topics. 

Afterschool Programs: Kindergarten through Fifth Grade:

Afterschool groups are welcome to visit the Museum for engaging programs tailored to their needs and interests.