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  • Free August - Summer Fun at WAM!

    fun summer 2014 at worcester art museum

    Enjoy all WAM has to offer this summer — and visit for FREE throughout the month of August!


    Art + Market

    Saturdays through September 20, 2014, 10am-2pm
    Trinity Lutheran Church parking lot, 73 Lancaster Street.

    • Worcester's new alternative farmers market 
    • Shop for art and locally grown food
    • Buy unique handcrafted items
    • Enjoy music and activities by local organizations, and more! 

    Be sure to also visit these other Worcester markets:



    • Explore fascinating arms and armor from around the world
    • Experience the history, intrigue, and artistry
    • Get hands-on in Helmutt's House
    • Come face to mask with Batman -- a modern-day knight!
    Interactive Arms and Armor Demonstrations

    Every Sunday at 12:30 and 2:30pm
    Free with Museum admission.


    Take a Tour

    Make the most of your WAM visit with a guided or audio tour. During the month of August all tours, including audio tours, are free.

    Click here for schedules and more information.

    Groups are welcome, but must pre-arrange their visit by calling Jan Ewick, tour coordinator, at 508-799-4406, Ext. 3130. For youth groups we recommend at least a 1:6 adult to youth ratio for a more pleasurable experience.


    Summer Art Classes

    • Paint, draw, photograph, and sculpt your way through summer!
    • Six weeks and 70 summer art workshops for ages 3 and up.
    • Learn more and register at worcesterart.org.


    Family-Friendly Fun

    • Meet Helmutt, the museum's new Top Dog!
    • Hang out in Helmutt's House, an interactive space just for kids
    • Touch and experiment with the Art Cart
    • Get up close to art in family tours and hands-on programs
    Family Story Time

    Every Friday, 11-11:45am
    Free with Museum admission


    Museum Café

    • Enjoy a delicious al fresco lunch in WAM's beautiful outdoor café
    • Choose from a delectable selection of appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, entrées and desserts. 
    • For menu and reservation information, visit worcesterart.org.
    • Open: Wednesday - Saturday, 11:30am-2pm

    Thank You

    Free August is sponsored by The Kirby Foundation