There are lots of ways to explore deCordova together:
Fill your day with art and play through experiences in deCordova’s 30-acre Sculpture Park and Museum exhibitions. Each biweekly play-based session features a unique opportunity to engage with art, materials, the environment, and new friends. For children ages 2–5 accompanied by a caregiver. FREE with admission or membership.
Fill your weekend with art and family through group explorations of Sculpture Park installations, Museum galleries, and engagements with materials and processes inspired by the themes and artists of the day. This monthly program is designed for families with children ages 2–12, but all are welcome. FREE with admission or membership.
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 other interactives to support family engagement with the Sculpture Park and Museum are always available at the front desk or in the galleries.
In The Square, discover changing participatory exhibitions that connect visitors to deCordova’s art, learning, and community partners. Located adjacent to The Store.
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 resident ceramic artist Bruce Barry’s series of workshops.
Take a guided tour of the Sculpture Park after a snowshoe lesson by a trained Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) instructor!
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.
2013 Educational Programming is made possible, in part, through a grant from the Bessie Pappas Charitable Foundation, Inc.