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    An immersive art and light installation

    December 1, 2018 – January 20, 2019

    Public Opening Celebration: Saturday, December 1, 10am–4pm

    Silhouetted people stand in veil of light and color

    Glitche by Sam Okerstrom-Lang

    Enter a canvas of brilliant light and color and connect with works from the WAM collection in a new way! Imagine immersing yourself in a stained glass window or a Monet painting and being surrounded by—and even part of—a cascade of shimmering, radiant, moving light and color. lumina is made of dozens of strips of illuminated silk that reflect projected images of some of WAM's iconic works of art. Visitors walk through the silk and become part of the animated color and light. Perfect for all ages, it's an irresistible setting for photographing oneself, family, and friends!

    lumina is designed by artist Sam Okerstrom-Lang and Vanessa Till Hooper, and produced by LuminArtz, a non-profit organization that produces the ILLUMINUS festival in Boston. lumina is free with Museum admission.

    lumina is funded in part by The Donald and Mary Melville Contemporary Art Fund.

    Sponsored by:

    Fallon Health
    Media partners:

    Worcester Magazine logo 96.1 SRS logo

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    Enjoy chocolate desserts from The Queen's Cup and Chocolate Therapy, champagne (first glass free for Members), and a multi-sensory musical performance by Boston's MASARY. Plus, have a sneak preview of lumina, take a candlelight, winter-themed docent tour of the European galleries, and browse the unique gifts in the Museum Shop. The WAM Members Council will offer complimentary gift wrapping. Cash bar.

    RSVP to Tara Leahy, taraleahy@worcesterart.org.

    This event is supported in part by LuminArtz. LuminArtz logo

    lumina Public Opening Celebration
    Saturday, December 1, 10am–4pm

    A day of hands-on explorations on the theme of light and imagery. All ages.
    Free with Museum admission.