Public Programs

DeCordova offers exciting opportunities to explore Museum exhibitions and the Sculpture Park through participatory performances, lively discussions, art tastings, specialty tours, and unexpected workshops. Each season offers up close encounters with exhibiting artists and the curators, as well as special guests. Check out this season's public programs to learn, discuss, and explore with us.

Art-Making Workshops

Become the artist! Experiment with making your own ceramic sculptures, glass mosaics, photographs, and more.

Lectures, Discussions, and Readings

Experience art from different perspectives: learn from artists, curators, writers, and experts. These exhibition-related interactions foster understanding of the themes, ideas, and artworks presented at deCordova.

Art Tastings

Join us for casual and unexpected experiences that range from art-inspired beer tastings to dynamic discussions with featured artists.

Conversation with a Curator

Get up close and personal with deCordova’s curators and converse about art and ideas related to the seasonal exhibitions featured in the Museum galleries and in the Sculpture Park.

Family Programs

Check out our family programs and calendar for programs specific to family audiences.

Book and Film Series

Enjoy lively discussions surrounding artist-selected books and films to enrich understanding of the exhibitions and the interconnectedness of contemporary art.