2019 Summer Programs

Gallery Tours

A docent talks to a tour group about a mosaic

June, July, and August
Tours meet in the Lancaster Welcome Center
Accessible entrance is through the Tuckerman Street lot
Free with Museum admission

With docents as your guides, tour the Museum's collection through the lens of creative themes.

  • Saturday, June 1 & June 15, 2pm
    Dionysus: More than Just a Party God
    View different presentations of Dionysus and discover the many attributes of this ancient deity.
  • Wednesday, June 12, 10:30am: Galleries in Bloom
    Take a stroll through time and cultures and enjoy floral images in a selection of art works throughout the Museum.
  • Saturday, July 6 & July 20, 2pm
    Early American Portraiture
    Join this tour of early American portraits with the important 17th century portraits of John and Elizabeth Freake and Baby Mary, works by John Singleton Copley, Gilbert Stuart and others will also be included.
  • Wednesday, July 10, 10:30am
    American Vision
    Learn about the American artists represented in the WAM collection and what their works can teach us about our nation's cultural history.
  • Saturday, August 3 & August 17, 2pm
    The Art of Fashion
    Look beyond the surfaces of historical clothing styles that reveal much more than beauty or elegance, but also social status and personality.
  • Wednesday, August 14, 10:30am
    Fashions through the Ages
    Explore the evolution of fashion from Egyptian to contemporary times in works of art throughout the collection and discover insights about the lifestyles of diverse cultures.

Please note, we offer private tours throughout the summer for groups of 10 or more. For more information and to pre-register contact Jan Ewick (508.793.4338 / janewick@worcesterart.org) or Carina Ruiz-Esparza (508.793.4348 / carinaruiz-esparza@worcesterart.org).

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