Worcester Art Museum

Come explore Worcester Art Museum's encyclopedic collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, photography, prints, and the newly integrated Higgins Armory collection of arms and armor!

55 Salisbury St., Worcester, MA 01609

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The Worcester Art Museum, which opened to the public in 1898, invites you to view the more than 37,000+ piece encyclopedic collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, photography, prints, drawings, arms, armor and new media. Accessible to all, the works span over 5,000 years of art and culture ranging from ancient Roman mosaics to colonial silver, Impressionist paintings, and contemporary art. World-renowned for its collections which span more than fifty one centuries, the Museum features must-see masterpieces spanning the globe from ancient mosaics to contemporary art. Experience a diverse world of art and ideas through antiquities, paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures and decorative arts. Dedicated to the promotion of art and art education, the Museum also offers a year round studio art and appreciation program that enrolls over 6000 adult and youth students each year. See the separate listing for Wedding Receptions, Ceremonies, Holiday Parties, Cocktail Receptions, Corporate and Team Building Events. The Museum makes available, on a rental basis, the use of its unique architectural spaces and galleries. What better site in which to host your special event! The Museum Cafe is also available for rental.

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  • Reduced admission for MA EBT card holders

    This discount is for all Massachusetts residents with Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards. EBT card holders can present their card...

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    Fri, Oct 18, 2013 - Sat, Jan 31, 2015

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  • Free Admission First Saturdays of the month

    Enjoy viewing works of art spanning 5,100 years of art and culture ranignd from ancient roman mosaics to colonial silver, impressionist...

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    Fri, Nov 1, 2013 - Sun, Mar 1, 2015

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  • Saturday Zip Tours

    Zip tours are fast paced views of one artist or work of art, and only lasts 20 minutes. Free with Museum...

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    Sat, May 25, 2013 - Sat, Jan 31, 2015

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  • Sunday Public Tours

    Join one of our talented Museum docents for an overview of the Museum collection. Free with Museum admission.

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    Sun, May 26, 2013 - Sat, Jan 31, 2015

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  • Arms & Armor Demonstrations

    Join us for this fun interactive program about different kinds of arms and armor used by Roman soldiers, Celtic warriors,...

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    Sun, Jul 6, 2014 - Sun, Jan 25, 2015

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  • Families @ WAM Tour

    Saturdays at 10:30am Explore the museum galleries with your family on a docent-guided discovery tour. Hear fun facts, stories and...

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    Sat, Nov 1, 2014

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  • Families @ WAM: Make Art!

    Stay after you family tour, or drop-in for this fun intergenerational time in galleries. Get inspired by our art and...

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    Sat, Nov 1, 2014

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  • Families @ WAM Tour

    Saturdays at 10:30am Explore the museum galleries with your family on a docent-guided discovery tour. Hear fun facts, stories and...

    See Event

    Sat, Dec 6, 2014

Upcoming Event:

  • Families @ WAM: Make Art!

    Stay after you family tour, or drop-in for this fun intergenerational time in galleries. Get inspired by our art and...

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    Sat, Dec 6, 2014

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