Worcester Art Museum US Map & Phone & Address
55 Salisbury St. Worcester; (508) 799-4406 The second largest art museum in New England, the Worcester Art Museum is home to over 30,000 pieces: sculpture from ancient Egypt, medieval frescoes from Europe, and masterpieces of Italian, French, Spanish, Flemish, Dutch, and British paintings from pre-Renaissance to modem times. Exhibits include works by Rembrandt, Goya, Renoir, Monet, Cezanne, and Matisse.
All this in Worcester? Well, there’s no reason to be condescending. This museum yields as many wonders as any in the Boston area. Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for seniors, college students, and kids thirteen to eighteen; and children under twelve get in free. On Saturdays, if you get here between 10 a.m. and noon, admission is free to all. That’ll get Mine out of bed early.
Aside from the wonderful exhibits, WAM sponsors tours, concerts, family days, lectures, workshops, classes, and films. A recent film festival was titled All’s Fair in Love and War, featuring flicks like Casablanca, South Pacific, and From Here to Eternity, with tickets priced at $4. Open Tuesdays through Fridays from 11 A.M. to 4 P.M. Saturdays 10-5, and Sundays from 1-5.