Calendar of Events

Dec
2
Sun
Family Gallery Tour @ Bruce Museum @ Bruce Museum
Dec 2 @ 11:30 am – Dec 30 @ 12:15 pm

Sundays, December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm.
Family Gallery Tour.

Best for children ages 6-10 and their families. An interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions led by an educator.

Free with Museum admission; no registration is required.

Dec
4
Tue
Bruce Beginnings @ Bruce Museum @ Bruce Museum
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – Dec 18 @ 11:45 am

Tuesdays, December 4, 11, 18, 11:00 – 11:45 am and 1:00 – 1:45 pm. Bruce Beginnings.
Explore the Museum through picture books and hands-on activities. Topics: Build It Up, Snowy Days, Arctic Adaptations. For ages 2 ½-5 and their caregivers. Free, but space is limited. See the Visitor Services desk on arrival.

Dec
9
Sun
Family Gallery Tour @ Bruce Museum @ Bruce Museum
Dec 9 2018 @ 11:30 am – Jan 6 2019 @ 12:15 pm

Sundays, December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm.
Family Gallery Tour.

Best for children ages 6-10 and their families. An interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions led by an educator.

Free with Museum admission; no registration is required.

Dec
11
Tue
Bruce Beginnings @ Bruce Museum @ Bruce Museum
Dec 11 @ 11:00 am – Dec 25 @ 11:45 am

Tuesdays, December 4, 11, 18, 11:00 – 11:45 am and 1:00 – 1:45 pm. Bruce Beginnings.
Explore the Museum through picture books and hands-on activities. Topics: Build It Up, Snowy Days, Arctic Adaptations. For ages 2 ½-5 and their caregivers. Free, but space is limited. See the Visitor Services desk on arrival.

Dec
13
Thu
Art in Focus: Anonymous Lombard Painter, Madonna and Child, ca. 1475-1500 – FUAM @ Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Each event in our Art in Focus series offers an opportunity for an hour of close looking and informal discussion around a single work of art, led by Curator of Education Michelle DiMarzo. On Thursday, December 13, we’ll be looking at this painting in the Fairfield University Art Museum’s Kress Collection.

Join us for the opportunity to engage deeply with this work of art in a relaxed atmosphere. Reserve your seat now!

Image: Anonymous Lombard Painter, Madonna and Child, ca. 1475-1500. Emulsified tempera on wood. Fairfield University Art Museum. Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation, via the Discovery Museum, Bridgeport.

Dec
16
Sun
Family Gallery Tour @ Bruce Museum @ Bruce Museum
Dec 16 2018 @ 11:30 am – Jan 13 2019 @ 12:15 pm

Sundays, December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm.
Family Gallery Tour.

Best for children ages 6-10 and their families. An interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions led by an educator.

Free with Museum admission; no registration is required.

Science Sunday @ Bruce Museum @ Bruce Museum
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sunday, December 16, 1:00 – 3:00 pm.
Science Sunday: Medical Sketching.

A drop-in program for children ages 4 and up and their families. Explore simple science concepts and subjects while partaking in fun, kid-friendly experiments inspired by the Museum’s exhibitions.

Free with Museum admission; no registration is required.

Dec
18
Tue
Bruce Beginnings @ Bruce Museum @ Bruce Museum
Dec 18 2018 @ 11:00 am – Jan 1 2019 @ 11:45 am

Tuesdays, December 4, 11, 18, 11:00 – 11:45 am and 1:00 – 1:45 pm. Bruce Beginnings.
Explore the Museum through picture books and hands-on activities. Topics: Build It Up, Snowy Days, Arctic Adaptations. For ages 2 ½-5 and their caregivers. Free, but space is limited. See the Visitor Services desk on arrival.

Dec
23
Sun
Family Gallery Tour @ Bruce Museum @ Bruce Museum
Dec 23 2018 @ 11:30 am – Jan 20 2019 @ 12:15 pm

Sundays, December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 11:30 am – 12:15 pm.
Family Gallery Tour.

Best for children ages 6-10 and their families. An interactive, discussion-based tour of the Museum’s current exhibitions led by an educator.

Free with Museum admission; no registration is required.

Art Adventures @ Bruce Museum @ Bruce Museum
Dec 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Sunday, December 23, 1:00 – 3:00 pm.
Art Adventures: Symmetrical Snowflakes.

A drop-in program for children ages 4 and up and their families. Craft fun, creative works of art inspired by the Museum’s collections and exhibitions.

Free with Museum admission; no registration is required.