February 3 is “Free First Sunday” at the Worcester Art Museum. Yes, it’s FREE!
Looking for any ol’ excuse to visit the Worcester Art Museum with your family? Here’s a great one! Every first Sunday of the month, WAM welcomes families for FREE. The great part is that you are welcome to stay until the museum closes.
Be sure to check in at the Visitor Services desk and find out what’s happening or see the link below.
Art Cart: Mosaics
12:30pm-1:30pm: Ever wonder how our wonderful collection of mosaics got here? How they were made? Where they came from? Where is Antioch? Learn about all this and try your hand at making a mosaic! Located in The Renaissance Court.
1:00pm-2:00pm: Explore the museum galleries with your family on a docent-guided discovery tour. Hear fun facts, stories and enjoy sharing observations and time together. Tours last approximately 30 minutes. Free. Tour begins in the Lancaster Welcome Center.
All Day: Enter a canvas of moving light and color and connect with works from the WAM collection in a new way! Imagine immersing yourself in a stained glass window or a painting and being surrounded by—and even part of—a cascade of shimmering, radiant, moving light and color. lumina is made of dozens of strips of illuminated silk that reflect projected images of five WAM works of art. Visitors walk through the silk and become part of the animated color and light. Perfect for all ages, it’s an irresistible setting for photographing oneself, family, and friends!
About the Worcester Art Museum
The Worcester Art Museum is world-renowned for its 35,000-piece collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, photography, prints, drawings and new media. The works span 5,000 years of art and culture. View paintings by Cassatt, Gauguin, Goya, Monet, Sargent and Whistler; admire floor mosaics from the ancient city of Antioch; see cutting-edge contemporary art; and discover the Museum’s many other treasures. Special exhibitions showcase the masterworks, seldom-seen gems, and important works on loan.
Free First Sunday at the Worcester Art Museum
55 Salisbury Street, Worcester MA (508) 799-4406
Sunday, February 3, 2019; 10:00am-4:00pm