October 6 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.
Arms and Armor: Roman Legion
11:30am-12:30pm: You will meet Legionary and Auxiliary soldiers and learn about the Legion’s history, weapons, tactics and daily life in this engaging presentation. (Recommended for school age children and older)
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.
Sebastian Lockwood performs the epic of Gilgamesh
2:00pm-3:00pm: Storyteller and teacher, Sebastian Lockwood tells the great epics: Gilgamesh, Odysseus, Caesar, Beowulf and Monkey. Lockwood’s performances are designed to take complex texts and make them accessible and exciting for audiences from 5 to 95.
To see current and future exhibits.
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, October 6, 2019; 10:00am-4:00pm