deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum

DeCordova fosters the creation, exhibition, and exploration of contemporary art through exhibitions, learning opportunities, the collection, and unique park setting. The permanent collection comprises over 3,500 artworks in photography, prints, painting, drawing, sculpture, multi-media, and new media. The Sculpture Park occupies the entire 30 acres of beautifully landscaped, forests, fields, gardens, and terraces. The museum welcomes groups of all ages, offering interactive guided and self-guided tours of the Sculpture Park and the Museum Galleries. Guided Tours are led by trained guides, are discussion-based, and engage will engage students with the changing contemporary art on view in the Museum and the Sculpture Park. Touch Tours of the Sculpture Park are available from April through November. These tactile tours, led by specially trained guides, are designed for groups with low or no vision and other multi-sensory learners. The Early Learners Journey of the Sculpture Park is available for preschool and kindergarten students from April through November. 
 
Contact Info
Address: 51 Sandy Pond Road, Lincoln, MA 01773. Middlesex County. Tel: 781-259-8355. Website: www.decordova.org. Hrs: Daily 10AM - 5PM.
 
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Program Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 min. Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art. 

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