Art of Design
March 2, 2017

Notable creative leaders will join together on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at the Bruce Museum’s Art of Design benefit luncheon and panel discussion. They will explore the impact of branding, technology and product innovation, on the worlds of art and design. Panelists include Veronica Miele Beard and Veronica Swanson Beard, sisters-in-law and designers, who co-founded Veronica Beard, a clothing line of cool, classic and chic clothing. Michael Bruno is a visionary entrepreneur and designer with a passion for historic preservation; he founded an online marketplace for luxury antiques, furniture, jewelry, and fine art from thousands of dealers worldwide and the home design app Housepad and is working to revitalize areas of Tuxedo and Sloatsburg, New York. Rachel Vaisman is senior director of The RealReal, the world's premier luxury consignment online store. Dee Hilfiger is an award winning designer and successful entrepreneur in the accessories industry. Moderating the lively discussion will be Lesley Jane Seymour, founder of the Covey Club, an online and offline society and culture community. The benefit event will be held from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM at the Greenwich Country Club and is open to the public. Advance registration is required. For tickets and information, visit online or contact Lindsay Saltz at

Icon Awards in the Arts
April 6, 2017

The Icon Awards in the Arts are presented to distinguished figures in the art world. The Museum's century-long history of excellence in presentation of art in Greenwich, home to many of the country's leading collectors and most generous patrons of the arts, positions it as uniquely suited to honor these accomplished individuals. The annual awards recognize achievements in six categories: Art Collectors, Art Historians and Museum Professionals, Artists, Journalists, Editors and Critics, Leaders of the Art Trade and Patrons of the Arts. To see photos from last years Icon Awards in the Arts, click here

To learn more about either of these events or to receive an invitation, please contact Lindsay Saltz