The Bruce Museum will reopen on April 27 with Let in, Let go Video Art Experience
GREENWICH, CT – The Bruce Museum will reopen to members and the public on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, with Let in, let go, a multi-sensory video projection installation created by Holly danger, a video artist based in Stamford, CT, who has presented experiential events and immersive installations to audiences around the world.
Holly Danger turns ordinary spaces into moving experiences. She blends natural and digital elements to create vivid abstract audiovisual art that is projected onto a natural and architectural environment. Each work is a unique experience, specific to the site, which comes to life thanks to the energy and the presence of the spectator.
To be discovered in the main gallery of the Museum until Sunday, May 30 Let in, let go explores the synchronization of video, art, light and sound, and its connection to emotion, connection and experience. The imagery was inspired by elements found in nature and discovered a digital reinvention of their shape, color and symmetry.
“The artwork is designed to hold you in the present moment and take you on a journey, providing a sanctuary in this space and this time,” says Danger, who is also the founder of Danger Gallery, a video art space at Stamford. “Let in, let go invites the viewer to take a breather from the outside world, calm their mind and move inward. ”
The installation has been exhibited at the Satellite Art Show for Miami Art Week, the Illuminus Festival in Boston, and the K Museum of Contemporary Art in Seoul. His song Seasons of the soul won the “Most Innovative” award at the Digital Graffiti Festival in Alys Beach, FL This year, Danger is the honorary recipient of the Artist Fellowship Award from the Connecticut Office of the Arts, as well as the Equity Match Grant from the Stamford Women’s Development Council . To learn more, visit hollydanger.com.
When the Bruce Museum reopens after a temporary closure since January 12, admission will be on a “Pay As You Like” basis until Monday, September 6, 2021, with a suggested donation of $ 10 per adult. Proceeds from admission fees help support exhibitions and programs as the Museum strives to fulfill its mission of promoting understanding and appreciation of art and science to enrich the lives of all. The Bruce Museum is grateful for the support of the exhibit from Rockefeller Capital Management, Greenwich; the Seiden-Luke Fund for Exhibitions and Publications; and the Connecticut Bureau of the Arts.
“We thank our entire ‘Bruce family’ for their continued support during our temporary closure. While we are grateful that we could continue to host a range of virtual art and science programs and carry out a full schedule of educational programs for students in the community, we really missed being able to accommodate visitors on site. Says Robert Wolterstorff, Executive Director of Susan E. Lynch. “Museums continue to engage with culture in real space, with other people. Glad we can come back to it with the provocation and yet calming of Holly Danger Let in, let go installation. This is exactly the sort of thing you need to experience in person because it is all about total immersion. I can’t think of a more exciting way to welcome members and visitors back to the Bruce. It’s the perfect setup for all of us, right now. “
Entrance is always free for Museum members and free for all visitors on Tuesdays. The Bruce Museum is also participating in the Blue Star Museums program, which offers free entry to all active-duty U.S. military personnel and their families throughout the year. In addition, the Museum is partnering with Bank of America for the Museums about us program; On the first full weekend of each month, admission to the Bruce is free for Bank of America cardholders.
In accordance with current state and local health and safety guidelines, admission is by prior reservation, with a timed ticket office to ensure the comfort and safety of visitors and staff. To reserve a timed ticket to visit the Bruce Museum, visit brucemuseum.org or call 203-869-0376, ext. 311.
“We invite members and other visitors to continue to find respite and inspiration at the Museum,” says Wolterstorff. “And please forgive our appearance as construction of the New Bruce progresses at full speed.” We have created a safe and clear path from the parking lot to the entrance for visitors – just follow the painted footsteps to the door. As always, our museum staff are on hand to welcome you and make sure your visit is safe and enjoyable.
Visitors are required to wear a face mask or face shield that completely covers their nose and mouth, per state law and CDC guidelines. Signage outside the entrance and inside the museum indicates markers of social distancing and visitor flow. The Museum Boutique is open and will offer Museum members a 20% “double discount” on purchases made during the first week following reopening.