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January 2020

L.A. Ring & Under the Skin Patrons Opening

January 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for the Patron Member opening for On the Edge of the World: Masterworks by Laurits Andersen Ring from SMK—The National Gallery of Denmark, and Under the Skin.

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February 2020

L.A. Ring & Under the Skin All Members Opening

February 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the All Members opening for On the Edge of the World: Masterworks by Laurits Andersen Ring from SMK—The National Gallery of Denmark, and Under the Skin. After-hours celebration of the renovated galleries and two new exhibitions. Not a member? Join here.

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Night at the Museum

February 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Spread the Love Bruce Museum’s Seventh Annual Family Benefit! Children will explore the Museum in their pajamas while enjoying a scavenger hunt, craft projects for all ages, a musical performance by Songs for Seeds. Adults will enjoy light bites, an open wine/beer bar. Contact dhandwerker@brucemuseum.org if you require additional information.

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Storage to Studio: Reflexive Relevance

February 10 @ 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

The Connecticut Ceramic Study Circle presents Storage to Studio: Reflexive Relevance by Jennifer Zwilling, Curator of Artistic Programs, The Clay Art Studio, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Jennifer Zwilling will be speaking about From Storage to Studio, the current exhibit at The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, which she has curated. Her talk will show the work of 14 current and former Resident Artists at The Clay Studio, who were invited to research the collections in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, explore storage concepts,…

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Curator’s Talk: Tales from the Cabinet

February 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Curious about how a Porsche 911 Turbo ended up buried in Ancient Egypt? Want to know why 16th century Europeans drew sea bears, sea pigs, and sea bulls in the oceans on maps? Hear the stories behind some of the strangest objects in the Collecting Reimagine: A 2D Curiosity Cabinet exhibition, from H.S. Miller, Zvi Grunberg Resident Fellow 2019-20. Free to Museum with paid admission; reservations required.

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Bruce Explorers: Bug Pinning

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Bruce Explorers: Bug Pinning. In this drop-off program, designed for children ages 7 to 15, kids will learn all about the science of bug pinning, from learning about the bugs available to prepping and pinning their specimens. The cost is $55 for Museum members; $60 for non-members.

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Senior Art Workshop: Value Focused Painting

February 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This two-hour-long workshop, for adults over the age of 55, will use the works of Danish artist Laurits Andersen Ring as inspiration for a deep dive into the emotional effects of color in painting.  Participants will receive a 30 minute guided introduction to Ring’s use of color to evoke mood and emotion in his work, led by Manager of School and Community Partnerships, Corinne Flax.  The tour will be followed by a 90-minute painting workshop led by teaching artist Eddie Nino.  During the workshop, Nino will…

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March 2020

Celebrating Women Artists Film Series: The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo

March 4 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

“The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo” explores the 20th-century icon who became an international sensation in the worlds of modern art and radical politics. Through the prism of her life and art, the film explores the ancient culture of Mexico; the Mexican Revolution; the wildfire of communism that burned through Latin America in the 1920s and ’30s; the innovators in painting, photography, filmmaking, writing and poetry that congregated in Mexico City; and the revival of interest in popular culture…

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Celebrating Women Artists Film Series: Arc of Light: A Portrait of Anna Campbell Bliss

March 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

This documentary traces Bliss’s evolution from ground-breaking architect to cutting-edge artist: her work fuses architecture, mathematics, computer technology, painting, printmaking, and calligraphy. The film also examines the roots of Bliss’s art in the Bauhaus school, which flourished in Germany in the 1920s. Viewers will learn how Bliss’s studies with Bauhaus exponents Walter Gropius and Gyorgy Kepes, as well as her links to Josef Albers, R. Buckminster Fuller, and other figures shaped her creative development. The film features interviews with the…

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