Join & Support

As a privately funded organization, the Bruce relies on its membership and generous friends and supporters to meet the costs of creating exhibitions, educating youth and adults and providing countless programs throughout the year.


Membership categories and descriptions

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Annual Fund

Your generous support will help us to promote the understanding and appreciation of art and science to enrich the lives of all people.

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Exhibition Support

Committees of Honor are pivotal in championing the Museum’s most significant exhibitions, and we hope you will decide to be a part of this one.

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Gifts in Honor or Memory

Gifts in Honor

Give in honor of someone special today. Your honor gift, which supports the Bruce Museum's ongoing exhibitions and education programs, is a unique way to acknowledge someone's birthday, anniversary, or other special occasion. We will send the honoree a note telling him or her you have sent in a donation in their honor. Click here to download the Gifts in Honor form.

Gifts in Memory

Memorial gifts are a thoughtful way to honor a loved one's memory. We are touched and grateful for these heartfelt gifts supporting the Bruce Museum’s ongoing exhibitions and education programs. . Please specify who you wish to be notified of this contribution. Click here to download the Memorial Gifts form.

For further information, please contact Whitney Lucas Rosenberg, Director of Development and Institutional Advancement, 203-413-6765 or .

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Support the Fred Elser First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center Series

The Fred Elser First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center Lecture Series

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Corporate Support

Corporate Support
The Bruce offers the opportunity for corporate sponsorship of exhibitions and special events. Recognition and branding provide the sponsor with high visibility, enhance the corporate image and provide benefit to the community.

For more information, please contact Whitney Lucas Rosenberg, Director of Development and Institutional Advancement, at 203-413-6765 or

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Collectors Council

The Collectors Council offers unique opportunities to members of the Museum’s community who are new collectors, already developing a collection, or have a passion for the arts and would like to gain access to interesting and educational cultural experiences in a small group setting.

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Museum Council

The Bruce Museum Council serves as a body of advocates and ambassadors for the Museum to the larger community on artistic, scientific, political and external affairs issues.

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Special Gifts

There are many ways to contribute to the support of the Bruce.

  • Planned Giving
  • Transfer Stock

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Seaside Center Fundraising

The Bruce Museum’s Seaside Center at Greenwich Point is a public educational facility focused on the ecology of Long Island Sound and its environmental challenges. Learn more about how to support this facility.

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