The Worcester Art Museum is world-renowned for its outstanding collection of art that spans more than fifty centuries. The museum features a collection of over 35,000 pieces of work across a variety of mediums, from painting, sculpture, prints, and photography to decorative arts, drawing, and media. The Worcester Art Museum is one of the best things to do in Worcester, Massachusetts.
The collection includes works by famous artists such as Gauguin, Monet, Goya, Cassatt, and Whistler. An interesting feature of the museum is the floor, which features mosaics from the ancient city of Antioch. The Worcester Art Museum is home to one of the country's first museum/public school collaboration, which was established in 1927 to introduce art into the school curriculum.
The museum also offers a variety of educational programming for adults and other learners; these include public and private tours, artist talks and lectures, community days, and studio art classes and workshops.
55 Salisbury Street, Worcester, Massachusetts, Phone: 508-799-4406
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