Programs and Events

View our Calendar for up-to-the-minute program information.

A detail of the impressionist work 'Le Lavoir' by Alfred Sisley

Art Cart: Impressionism

Learn about the techniques of the artists and try your hand at matching colors. Check our calendar for the latest schedule.

Antioch, 'Ktisis Floor Mosaic', 5th century, cubes of marble and limestone embedded in lime mortar

Art Cart: Mosaics

Learn about our wonderful mosaics and try your hand at making one! Check our calendar for the latest schedule.

Two guests viewing works in the 'Frontiers of Impressionism' exhibition

Frontiers of Impressionism Tours

Explore the evolution and expansion of Impressionism. Saturdays at 1pm, Sundays at 2:15pm.

A boy tries out a knight's helmet and vambrace

Art Cart: Hands-on Armor

Knightly armor is nice and shiny, but how does it feel? Find out with our hands-on armor activities! Check our calendar for upcoming Art Carts.

A docent educates a tour group in one of WAM's galleries

Highlights Tours

Discover highlights of WAM's vast collection with a docent-led trip through our galleries. Sundays at 1pm.

Arms & Armor Programs: Secrets of Swordplay

Get an in-person look at the art of swordplay in action. Sundays at 2pm – check our calendar for confirmed dates.

A docent gestures towards a painting as he educates a tour group

Zip Tours

Our virtual docent-led art discussions focus on exhibitions and select works in the Collection. Both in-gallery and virtual tours available.

Detail of 'Boys and Kitten' watercolor painting by Winslow Homer

Talk: How Winslow Homer Challenged the Rules of Watercolor

Sunday, June 18 at 2pm. Tickets available from June 1.

A young volunteer dressed in armor is handed a sword by a WAM educator during a live presentation

Arms and Armor Programs

Discover the world of arms and armor, ranging from the Romans to medieval knights and beyond. 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. Free with Museum admission.

Guests viewing Andy Warhol's 'Campbell's Soup Can' in a WAM gallery

Free First Sundays

Admission is free for everyone on the first Sunday of each month! Click for full details.

A student making a mosaic

Summer Art Classes

There's something for everyone and all artistic abilities. Browse and register online or call 508.793.4333.

Artwork showing a hand turning the page of a book

WAM Reading Group

Join our interactive reading group with weekly Facebook group discussions.

A WAM docent educates a group of children

Private Group Tours

Schedule a tailored adult, youth, student or Scout group tour with a trained and dedicated volunteer docent.

A father and his young child clap during an event at WAM

Kids and Families

Explore the museum galleries and make art with your family!

Two young children happily wander the galleries

Scavenger Hunts

Explore the Museum with your friends or family to find “Artful Faces”, animals in art, arms and armor, and more!

Visitors gather in the Renaissance Court for a performance


View our calendar for more about what's going on at Worcester Art Museum and up-to-the-minute program information.