Saturday, October 21, 2023

deCordova Members Day

DeWitt Godfrey.

About deCordova Members Day

Calling all Trustees’ Members and Lincoln Residents! deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is delighted to host our fall Members Day on Saturday, October 21, 10AM – 3PM.

Join us as we welcome incredible newly installed artworks to the Park, say farewell to the beloved sculpture Lincoln, and introduce an outdoor craft market in partnership with the Brown and Black Voices of Merrimack Valley. The day also includes a conversation with Lincoln’s artist Dewitt Godfrey, curator-led tours of the Sculpture Park, and art making activities.

All are welcome. Trustees’ Members and Lincoln Residents always enjoy free admission to deCordova. Sign up for a Membership before your visit or when you arrive! The Sculpture Park is open 10-4PM.


10AM-2PM Outdoor Market with Merrimack Valley Black and Brown Voices
by the Store and Cafe

deCordova is excited to collaborate with Merrimack Valley Black and Brown Voices for Members Day. Shop the Black and Brown Owned Business Market art, crafts, and more!

10AM – 11AM Photo Op with “Lincoln”
on Linda’s Lawn

Save a memory with a special round Polaroid photo taken in front of “Lincoln”. Available until 11AM or as long as supplies last.

12PM Artist Talk with DeWitt Godfrey, creator of “Lincoln”
on Linda’s Lawn

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear about deCordova’s iconic sculpture, “Lincoln”, from the artist himself as he discusses the making and installation of this sprawling work before it leaves for its new home.

To sign up to attend the Artist Talk, please click here!: Register

We appreciate pre-registrations. Walk-ins welcome.

1-2:45PM ARTfull Explorations celebrates Dewitt Godfrey’s “Lincoln”
on Linda’s Lawn

Investigate ideas and unique art making inspired by Dewitt Godfrey’s “Lincoln”. Find your own approach or collaborate to construct creative sculptures. Join us for a short time or the entire drop-in window.

For any age and an accompanying adult – all are welcome. Family programs are designed to welcome a wide range of ages and abilities. Please contact us to discuss reasonable adaptations to benefit anyone in your group.

To sign up to attend ARTfull Explorations, please click here!: Register

We appreciate pre-registrations. Walk-ins welcome.

2PM Curatorial Tour of the Sculpture Park
meet on the steps of the Museum’s Front Entrance

Join one of our expert curators for a tour of the new installations in the Sculpture Park, as well as some old favorites and hidden gems.

To sign up to attend the Curatorial Tour, please click here!: Register

We appreciate pre-registrations. Walk-ins welcome.

Members are also invited to enjoy the following:

  • Double discount for Members in the Museum Store – 20% off
  • Members receive a complimentary coffee or tea from Twisted Tree Café

DeWitt Godfrey. “Lincoln”. 2012. Cor-ten steel, bolts. 15 x 150 x 10 feet. Lent by the artist. This project is supported in part by The Research Council at Colgate University. Photo by Anchor Imagery.

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