Did You Know? Worcester Art Museum ...

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The Worcester Art Museum  was founded in 1896 and remains one of the city’s beautiful main attractions!The museum is situated in Worcester, MA at 55 Salisbury Street and is renowned for its diverse and extensive collection of artworks spanning various cultures, time periods, and artistic styles. The museum’s collection includes paintings, sculptures, decorative arts, textiles, prints, drawings, and photographs.    

 Some notable works in the museum’s collection include pieces by artists such as John Singer Sargent, El Greco, Vincent van Gogh, and Paul Gauguin. The museum also houses an impressive collection of European and Asian art, as well as American art from different periods.

In addition to its permanent collection, WAM hosts rotating special exhibitions that feature works from its collection or loans from other institutions.
The museum is committed to education and offers various programs for visitors of all ages. These programs include guided tours, lectures, workshops, and family-oriented activities.

The architecture is noteworthy, featuring a blend of styles reflecting different periods of expansion and renovation.
The buildings include the original 1898 Beaux-Arts structure and more modern additions.

WAM actively engages with the local community through outreach programs, partnerships with schools, and events aimed at making art accessible to a broad audience.

If you haven’t had the pleasure of visiting, plan one soon and be sure to check the official Worcester Art Museum website for the latest information on exhibitions, events, and operating hours 

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