This season's ongoing programs (Summer 2013):
Play in the Park
Explore how play informs contemporary art through the creation of large-scale collaborative structures using artist-inspired materials to build site-specific constructions in response to the art and environment in the Sculpture Park. This twice monthly program is designed for visitors of all ages. Free with admission.
Fill your weekends with art and family through group explorations of the Museum Sculpture Park and engagements with materials and processes inspired by the themes and artists of the day. This twice monthly program is designed for families with children 6 and up, but all ages are welcome. Free with admission.
the hive: deCordova's summer youth program
Curious kids ages 7 to 14 who want to create, discover, and investigate can find their place in our brand new, full-day summer program, the hive. During 4 weeks in July, participants will work directly with leading contemporary artists to explore links between science, art, and community.
Summer 2013 Art & Science Teacher Institute
This professional development opportunity for PreK-12 teachers is offered through our unique partnership with Mass Audobon's Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary.
Engage with artists, curators, and experts through talks, performances, demonstrations, workshops, and more. Art world professionals offer interactions that will enhance your deCordova experience.
Ceramic Sculpture Studio Workshops
Get your hands( and minds!) into sculpture with our resident ceramic artist Bruce Barry’s series of workshops.
Process Gallery and Art ExperienCenter
Experience exhibitions from the inside out! These changing, multi-sensory spaces in the Museum support opportunities for visitors to touch, interact, and learn together.
Family Activity Kits and Gallery Interactives
Kits and clipboards are available for close exploration of Museum exhibitions and Sculpture Park themes.
Gallery Guides and Audio Tours
Available for specified exhibitions and Sculpture Park installations, these text- and audio-based interpretives offer insights and information into the artistic process.
The Square: deCordova’s Meeting Place for Learning & Engagement
Located next to the deCordova Store, The Square features changing participatory exhibits and events that engage visitors to the Park and Museum who want to learn a little more about deCordova’s art, artists, environment, and educational approach to understanding art as part of our daily lives.
Upcoming seasonal programs (resumes Fall 2013):
Fill your day with art and play through experiences in the continually changing Sculpture Park and Museum. Each session features a unique opportunity to engage with art, materials, the environment, and new friends. Ideal for families with children ages 5 and under. Free with admission.