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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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Bruce Museum to Host World-Renowned Thought Leaders For An Unprecedented Weekend of Art & Science

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Learning, Inspiration and Exploration Saturday, October 25 – Sunday, October 26, 2014 The Bruce Museum is about to roll out the red carpet, but it’s not for the kinds of luminaries you might expect. The superstars who will be taking over the Bruce for a weekend later this month are world-renowned experts in the fields […] [Read More]
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Roz Chast

Being, Nothingness and Much, Much More: Roz Chast, Beyond The New Yorker

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A new exhibition at the Bruce Museum, now through October 19. The show presents more than 30 works by Roz Chast, a beloved American cartoonist, best known for her contributions of cartoons and cover art for The New Yorker magazine. The works by Roz Chast, on loan from the artist and the archives of The […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum Scientist Identifies World’s Largest-Ever Flying Bird

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Scientists have identified the fossilized remains of an extinct giant bird that is likely to have the largest wingspan of any bird ever to have lived. A paper announcing the findings, “Flight Performance of the Largest Volant Bird,” was published July 7 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and is authored […] [Read More]
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