Learning Resources and Programs

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Docents at the Worcester Art Museum are trained volunteers who share their interest and love of art with Museum visitors. The word docent comes from the Latin word docere, to teach.

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Gallery and Studio Workshops

Combine learning activities in the galleries with a related, hands-on studio experience.

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Homeschool Programs

Homeschool Programs include tours and Gallery Studio Workshops designed to complement home-based learning for ages 5 and up.


Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, and Arms & Armor Tours and Educational Activities

Enhance your student's tour by adding an arms and armor presentation and/or hands-on workshop to your visit.

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Professional Development
Partnership Program

Places teachers in adult education courses at the Worcester Art Museum where they can earn Professional Development Points in the visual arts, creative writing, technology and the humanities.

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School Programs & Teacher Resources

Over fifty centuries of art in our collection and exciting special exhibits throughout the year will inspire creativity in your students and encourage understanding in a variety of disciplines.

Includes Guides and Instruction sheets.

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Enjoy highlights of the collection or delve into a featured exhibition during a guided tour with our Museum docents.

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University / Institutional
Membership Program

Current students, faculty and staff can visit the Museum free of charge.


55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609
(+1) 508-799-4406


Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-4pm
Third Thursdays until 8pm
For closing days and Shop, Café, and Library hours, see our Hours and Admission page.

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When you become a Member of the Worcester Art Museum, you join a group of interesting and inquisitive people enjoying a number of great benefits.

Browse Membership levels, benefits and discounts