The Bruce Museum looks forward to reopening the Museum to members and the public starting Saturday, June 27, 2020, upon receiving the necessary certification from state agencies. Admission to the Bruce Museum beginning June 27 will be by advance reservation, with timed ticketing to ensure the comfort and safety of visitors and staff. Admission will be free to all visitors upon the Museum’s reopening to the public.
The following hours of operation and admission policy will be in effect starting June 27 until further notice:
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Tuesday through Sunday: The Museum is open only to self-selected individuals over the age of 65 or who are immunocompromised.
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., Tuesday through Sunday: The Bruce is pleased to welcome Museum members only for one hour of special access.
All remaining Museum hours are unchanged.
On view in the Bantle Lecture Gallery is the iCreate 2020 exhibition of emerging artists. This highly regarded annual juried competition, in its 11th consecutive year, will feature approximately 55 works of fine art selected from more than 850 submissions from high school students throughout Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York. iCreate 2020 will be on view through August 2.
The Bruce Museum is pleased to announce that the major international exhibition, On the Edge of the World: Masterworks by Laurits Andersen Ring from SMK—the National Gallery of Denmark, has been extended and will be on view in the main gallery through August 9. On the Edge of the World showcases 25 of the most important pieces that represent the key themes and sheer variety and complexity of the work of L.A. Ring, considered one of the most important figures in Danish art. The Bruce Museum is the only East Coast venue to host the exhibition in the United States.
The Under the Skin science exhibition is on view in the Museum’s newly expanded gallery space. Under the Skin samples images made possible by a remarkable array of technologies—CT scanning, infrared cameras, electron microscopy, and more—that allow scientists to visualize the marvels of evolution that lie below the surface. Natural history specimens from the Bruce Museum and on loan from other collections complement each image.
If you have any questions about the safety guidelines, please review this set of FAQs or call (203) 869-0376 prior to your vit. For further information about the Bruce Museum, or to make a reservation, visit www.brucemuseum.org.