Established in 1950, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum features unique indoor and outdoor venues, allowing visitors to celebrate and explore contemporary sculpture and art across 35 acres. Outside, deCordova’s Sculpture Park hosts more than 60 works at any time, and is open from dawn to dusk 365 days of the year. Inside, the Museum features a robust slate of rotating exhibitions and innovative interpretive programming. DeCordova is committed to exhibiting high-quality, accessible art of nationally and internationally recognized artists, while also maintaining a strong relationship with established and emerging New England artists. Audiences of all ages and backgrounds can view, discover, and learn about modern and contemporary art through deCordova’s exhibitions, programs, interactive tours and activities, classes, talks, and events. DeCordova offers one of the largest non-degree granting studio art programs in New England, enrolling approximately 2,000 students in various classes and workshops throughout the year and also maintains a Permanent Collection of approximately 3,400 works.
DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is a public museum of art established to educate as broad and diverse a public as possible about modern and contemporary American art. The Museum accomplishes this mission by focusing primarily, though not exclusively, on the art of the New England region.
DeCordova educates through exhibitions, collections, classes, outreach programs, and a full schedule of ongoing and exhibition-related programs designed to enhance the public’s engagement with art and artists.
DeCordova is a member-supported, 501(c)3 tax-exempt non-profit organization incorporated in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts , which receives funding support from federal and state cultural agencies, private and corporate foundations, and individuals.