• Learning Resources
  • School Programs
  • Teacher Resources
  • 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.

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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.