Reservations

Make a Reservation:

1. Click the reservations button for whichever lecture or program you wish to register. 2. Click Register in the top-right if this is your first time registering on the Bruce Museum website and complete the form. **Note: When you sign-in and register for lectures and programs, the price of tickets for non-members will still show up until you get to the very end of the checkout process. 

Join the Bruce Museum and receive year-round benefits and free or discounted event reservations, please click here.

Email info@brucemuseum.org if you need assistance with your reservation.


 

Thursday, October 3, 6:00 - 8:30 pm

From the Bottom of the World: The Art and Science of Antarctica

From the Bottom of the World will convene peerless experts in the art and science of this unique and fragile continent. Two research scientists from Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Jonny Kingslake, and Kirsty Tinto, will reveal their startling new findings. Leonard Jacobs moderates this timely intersectional conversation. The evening’s sponsor is Crystal Cruises, which specializes in expedition voyages, including cruises to the polar regions.

Doors open 5:50 pm; reception begins at 6:00 pm, followed by panel and Q&A, 7:00-8:30 pm. 

Cancellation Policy:

Canceled tickets will be refunded in full if canceled at least 24 hours ahead of the event. Cancellations made on the day of the event will not receive a refund. Please call (203) 869-0376 with any questions.

Members must create an account or sign-in by clicking the register or sign-in the upper right-hand corner to sign up for this member opening. To join the Bruce Museum and receive year-round benefits,  please click here.


Thursday, October 10, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Bruce Experiences: Members-Only Series - Explorer Justin Fornal on

“Aphrodisiacs: The Good, the Bad and the Nearly Extinct”

Justin Fornal, an explorer, a New York Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, and a regular contributor to National Geographic,  returns to the Bruce. Fornal discusses the history of humans employing plant and animal products as attraction activators and sexual performance enhancers. The lecture includes a special focus on the trade of rare animal parts and the global impact it has on endangered animals. 

Evening Programs from 6:30 – 8 pm with light reception from 6:30 – 7 pm and 7 pm discussion/lecture

 


Thursday, November 7, 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Rewind/Fast-Forward: Celebrating the Artist Documentaries of Olympia Stone

Olympia Stone is an independent producer of award-winning documentary films about art and artists. Join Olympia and two of her artist subjects—James Grashow (The Cardboard Bernini) and Elizabeth King (Double Take: The Art of Elizabeth King)—for a retrospective of these astonishing and illuminating films, and their maker. Moderated by Leonard Jacobs.

Doors open 5:50 pm; reception begins at 6:00 pm, followed by panel and Q&A, 7:00-8:30 pm. 

Cancellation Policy:

Canceled tickets will be refunded in full if canceled at least 24 hours ahead of the event. Cancellations made on the day of the event will not receive a refund. Please call (203) 869-0376 with any questions.

Members must create an account or sign-in by clicking the register or sign-in the upper right-hand corner to sign up for this member opening. To join the Bruce Museum and receive year-round benefits,  please click here.


Wednesday, November 13, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Bruce Experiences: Members-Only Series - Hara Woltz on

“The Art of Scientific Observation”

Hara Woltz is an artist and scientist who addresses the destruction and conservation of ecological systems through a variety of visual media. Using her field notes and photographs, Hara will discuss some of her work, including her recent biological and cultural resilience programs in the Solomon Islands. 

Evening Programs from 6:30 – 8 pm with light reception from 6:30 – 7 pm and 7 pm discussion/lecture


Thursday, December 5, 6:00 - 8:30 pm

Can Art Drive Change on Climate Change? An Evening with Alexis Rockman

Among current American artists profoundly motivated by nature and its future—from the specter of climate change to the implications of genetic engineering—Alexis Rockman holds a high place of honor. Join us for a night of eye-popping discussion and debate featuring Alexis Rockman as well as a specially curated panel of thought leaders in contemporary art and science.

Doors open 5:50 pm; reception begins at 6:00 pm, followed by panel and Q&A, 7:00-8:30 pm. 

Cancellation Policy:

Canceled tickets will be refunded in full if canceled at least 24 hours ahead of the event. Cancellations made on the day of the event will not receive a refund. Please call (203) 869-0376 with any questions.

Members must create an account or sign-in by clicking the register or sign-in the upper right-hand corner to sign up for this member opening. To join the Bruce Museum and receive year-round benefits,  please click here.