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Deck the Halls at WAM!

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Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays
November 29, 2019 – January 5, 2020

WAM gets merry and bright for the holidays with artfully decorated trees inspired by the exhibition, Photo Revolution: Andy Warhol to Cindy Sherman; the Museum's permanent collection; and Worcester's contribution to popular culture—plus programs for all ages!

An example art tree The Giving Tree An art tree close up showing Worcester-themed decorations

All programs free with Museum admission, unless noted otherwise.

Hanukkah at WAM!

Sunday, December 1
Free admission
Join us for Free First Sunday, when we partner with the Worcester JCC for a day of Hanukkah-related activities. View full event details.

Holiday Concerts

Listen to the sounds of the season in the Renaissance Court
Sundays at 2pm
December 1: Wachusett Jazz
December 8: Assumption College Chorale
December 15: Merrimack Valley Ringers
December 22: Glenn Hillard

Holiday-Themed Tours

Coming Together: Parties and Celebrations from Around the World
Saturdays, December 7 and 21, 2pm
Look for themes of fellowship and celebration on this docent-guided tour focused on merry-making.

Ice Art in the Courtyard

Sunday, December 15, 11am-4pm
See art take shape in a 6-foot ice sculpture demonstration in the Stoddard Courtyard. Keep warm with hot cocoa and cookies from our Sip Cart.

Visit with St. Nick

Saturday, December 21, 10am-2pm
Visit with Santa in WAM's art-filled surroundings. Don't forget your camera!

The Giving Tree

November 29 – January 5
Help decorate our Giving Tree with new children's mittens, gloves, and hats. Donations will go to local social service agencies.

Museum Shop Special Holiday Hours

Open 7 days a week, December 1-24
On Mondays and Tuesdays please enter through the Salisbury Street front doors since access to the shop is limited on days that our WAM galleries are closed.

Member Event: Champagne, Chocolate and Shopping

Friday, December 6, 5-7:30pm
A festive evening at WAM for Members and their guests, including chocolate desserts, champagne (first glass is free for Members), winter-themed docent tour of the European galleries by candlelight, and unique gifts in the Museum Shop! Complimentary wrapping of gifts purchased in the Museum Shop (courtesy of the WAM Members Council). Cash bar.
Members: Free
Guests: $20
Please RSVP by Dec. 2 to membership@worcesterart.org or call Tara Leahy at 508.793.4300.

Don't forget! Membership to the Worcester Art Museum is a gift that enriches and inspires the whole year through. Members receive special benefits including 10% off the Museum Shop throughout the year and a 20% holiday shopping discount during Deck the Halls at WAM.

Reciprocal Discount Admission with Salisbury Mansion

Celebrating old and new holiday traditions, the Worcester Art Museum and its next door neighbor, Salisbury Mansion, will offer discounted admission for people who visit both organizations during the holiday season. Visitors to “Deck the Halls” at the Worcester Art Museum will receive a coupon for half price admission for “Home for the Holidays” at Salisbury Mansion, located at 40 Highland Street. Those visiting Salisbury Mansion will receive a coupon for half price admission at WAM. The half price coupons will be valid from November 29, 2019 through January 5, 2020. “Home for the Holidays” at Salisbury Mansion is presented by the Worcester Historical Museum.

The art-themed trees for Deck the Halls at WAM were designed and decorated by Sally Jablonksi, owner of Hebert E. Berg Florist.

Deck the Halls at WAM is sponsored by Interstate Specialty Products.
Media Partner: WICN

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This project is also funded in part by the Booth Family Fund for Education and Outreach at the Greater Worcester Community Foundation and the Christian A. Johnson Discovery Fund.