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Are You Dutch? Even If You’re Not, Here’s How to Celebrate Dutch-American Heritage Day!

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We are delighted that this year at the Bruce we can celebrate Dutch-American Heritage Day — next Sunday, November 16 –  in style, as most of our galleries are filled with stunning paintings from what is commonly referred to as a Golden Age in Dutch art history. Northern Baroque Splendor, The HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION from LIECHTENSTEIN, […] [Read More]
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Have A Cat? Want to Be A Scientist? Here’s Your Chance.

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Have a cat? You can become a scientist — a citizen scientist, that is —  today, if you like, due to a new, just-launched initiative here in the Science Department at the Bruce Museum.  Our team has just launched Cat Tracker, the first of a series of citizen science projects which you, your family, or […] [Read More]
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Native American Pottery Show Coming to Bruce

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Over the course of its more than 100-year history, the Bruce Museum has acquired a noteworthy collection of Native American pottery, including pieces created by the legendary potter Maria Martinez and her family.  A special exhibition showcasing the Bruce Museum’s collection, along with vessels from other museums, will open on November 22. Native American Pottery […] [Read More]
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New Exhibition at the Bruce! Antarctica.

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Our newest exhibition opened yesterday in the Lecture Gallery.  Antarctica: Photographs by Diane Tuft. Selections from Gondwana, Images of an Ancient Land opened yesterday and will be on view until February 1, 2015. This show, generously underwritten by Gabelli Funds and the Charles M. and Deborah G. Royce Exhibition Fund, features large-format photographs, many more than […] [Read More]
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Dr. Daniel Ksepka, Curator of Science at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich

The Explorer’s Journey: Pushing Boundaries

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This Sunday, October 26, the Museum will host an impressive group of experts from the world of science.  The Explorer’s Journey:  Pushing Boundaries, a unique live-streamed event from the Museum’s Youth@Bruce Committee, takes place from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, and will feature highly-accomplished, real-life explorers sharing their passion, vision and journey with […] [Read More]
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Walter Liedtke, Curator of European Paintings for the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Splendor of a Golden Age: Topics in Northern Baroque Art

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This Saturday, October 25, the Museum will host The Splendor of a Golden Age: Topics in Northern Baroque Art, an international scholarly symposium featuring some of the world’s foremost authorities in the world of art history, including experts from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and the National Gallery in Washington, D.C., as well […] [Read More]
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Exciting New Youth & Family Programs at the Bruce!

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We have begun some exciting new Youth & Family Programs at the Bruce this month!  Shown here, images from our new Sunday Family Gallery Tour, most Sundays from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Designed especially for children ages 6 – 10 and their families, these Sunday Family Gallery Tours provide an interactive, discussion-based tour of […] [Read More]
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Joris van Son (1623 – 1667)
Pronck Still Life with Overturned Silver Ewer
Oil on canvas, 80 x 116.8 cm
HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION, on Permanent Loan to LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vienna

Now On View: Northern Baroque Splendor. Our Largest Exhibition Ever!

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One of the largest and most varied collections of Northern Baroque art assembled anywhere in recent decades is now on view here at the Bruce.  Of note, this is the largest show we have ever done in our more than 100-year history!  Northern  Baroque Splendor,  The HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION from: LIECHTENSTEIN.  The  Princely  Collections, Vienna is […] [Read More]
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