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Thing 209: Bijoux at the Bruce - Greenwich's Outstanding Museum steps from the Avenue!

The Bruce Museum on 1 Museum Drive in Greenwich, is a regional museum that reflects the heritage of our area and another example of the rich culture of this town.  The museum is a top-notch institution, with recognition as "Best Museum" according to the local media for its commitment to showcasing art, science and natural history through it permanent and visiting exhibits (12 annually).Most recently on display is the exhibit Bijoux: The Origins and Impact of Jewelry. This exhibition is locally supported by Betteridge Jewelers, the Charles M. and Deborah G. Royce Exhibition Fund, Anne and Fred Elser, and Hank and Meryl Silverstein.  Bijoux, investigates the wide range of materials used to make jewelry, from bones and fossils, to diamonds and CZs. Bijoux explores the masterminds of artists who have created adoration from a variety of materials, from the common to the surreal. The exhibit digs into the origins of these natural materials and explores the economic and environmental impact of our universal attraction to sparkle. Bijoux is a celebration of nature and appreciate for beauty!To learn more about the Bruce Museum and all it has to offer please visit:  http://brucemuseum.org/

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