The Olympic Games: Art, Culture and Sport

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

May 12, 2012 through September 02, 2012

Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 1-5pm.

Bruce Museum

Greenwich

All Ages

$7; $6 ages 5-22; free children younger than 5

Description: This exhibition compares the ancient and modern Olympiads through objects, art, science and technology and follows the sports that have endured since antiquity ? footraces, wrestling, boxing, and the ancient pentathlon events of long jump, javelin, discus, sprints, and wrestling. A custom-built six-foot mini-diorama recreates one of the earliest Greek stadiums with 1,200 miniature participants. The exhibit is complemented by the interactive exhibition "The Games: The Science of Sport." On view May 12 through September 2.

Address: 1 Museum Dr.
Greenwich, CT 06830
Phone: 203-869-0376
Website: brucemuseum.org

 Share

Upcoming Events at Bruce Museum: