Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Bruce Museum, Inc.

  • Greenwich, CT
  • www.brucemuseum.org

Mission Statement

Founded in 1912 the Bruce Museum's mission is to promote the understanding and appreciation of Art and Science to enrich the lives of all people.

Main Programs

  1. Art, Science, and Natural History Museum
Service Areas

Self-reported

Connecticut

The Bruce Museum serves the Town of Greenwich and the neighboring communities in Fairfield and Westchester Counties offering programs for diverse audiences that relate to and complement the various exhibitions and collections of art and science.

ruling year

1971

Principal Officer

Self-reported

Dr. Peter Sutton

Keywords

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art, science, education

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EIN

23-7105904

 Number

8217106876

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Art Museums (A51)

Physical Sciences/Earth Sciences Research and Promotion (U30)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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Annual attendance at the Bruce Museum exceeds 62,000 people with programs ranging from school services, group tours, after school programs, neighborhood collaborative programs, public education programs and outreach education.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Art, Science, and Natural History Museum

The Museum presents fifteen exhibitions each year, most organized by the Bruce Museum staff. Exhibitions range from fine and decorative arts, to history and natural science. The Museum has been a pioneer in developing programs that bring together the arts and science in unique and effective ways.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

$4,650,857.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Connecticut

The Bruce Museum serves the Town of Greenwich and the neighboring communities in Fairfield and Westchester Counties offering programs for diverse audiences that relate to and complement the various exhibitions and collections of art and science.

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Accreditations

American Association of Museums

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Financials

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BRUCE MUSEUM INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Bruce Museum, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dr. Peter Sutton

BIO

Peter C. Sutton, Ph.D. Yale University is a respected authority of Dutch and Flemish painting of the 17th century. He has been the Executive Director of the Bruce Museum since September 2001. Prior to taking this position he was the director of the Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford and curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Patricia Chadwick

No Affiliation

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?