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Check Out Baroque Art As Greenwich's Bruce Museum Hosts Family Day

A River Landscape with a Parish Church by Jan van Goyen dates to 1651. It is part of the Northern Baroque Splendor exhibit at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich.
A River Landscape with a Parish Church by Jan van Goyen dates to 1651. It is part of the Northern Baroque Splendor exhibit at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich. Photo Credit: Bruce Museum

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Art lovers of all ages can check out the paintings Northern Baroque Splendor exhibition as the Bruce Museum in Greenwich hosts a Family Day on Sunday, March 22.

Come with the entire family and learn to look at art. This show, primarily made up of Dutch and Flemish 17th-century Old Master paintings from a Golden Age, is one of the largest and most varied collections of Northern Baroque art assembled anywhere in recent years, and probably the largest show ever at the Bruce.

Learning to Look is a program designed especially for families and children to foster appreciation and understanding of art and based on the Learning to Look curriculum developed by Diane W. Darst and Sue Ann Massey Williamson.

Lessons are presented by a Learning to Look instructor at 1:15 p.m. and repeated at 2:15 p.m. This Sunday, painting activities will be available in the Education Workshop.

The activities are appropriate for all ages.

All activities are free with museum admission, fully accessible, and suitable for people of all abilities and ages.

This event will be held in the Bantle Lecture Gallery.

The exhibition "(Re)Discovering the 'New World:' Maps & Sea Charts from the Age of Exploration" will not be available for general viewing from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Bruce Museum is located at 1 Museum Drive in Greenwich. It is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Admission for adults is $7, students and seniors $6, and free to museum members and children under 5.

For more information, call 203-869-0376 or visit the website .

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