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Thursday, April 10, 2014
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Thursday, April 10th
Benjamin Franklin’s Way to Wealth at American Antiquarian Society
185 Salisbury Street, Worcester
Free Admission, Swipe your WOO Card for Double WOO Points
Join Historian Kenneth Carpenter as he discusses the incredible journey of Benjamin Franklin’s way to wealth and the anonymous text he wrote on hard work and frugality, which spread widely and deeply into the Western World.
Friday, April 11th
Left of Center: Ceramic Work at ArtsWorcester
660 Main Street, Worcester
Free Admission. Swipe your WOO Card for WOO points.
Inspired partly by Art Deco traditions and Hungarian folk art, the objects in this small exhibit feature works by Sarah Williams and are caught in a unique tension between the purity of the functional form (the cup, the vase) and the deadly sins (envy, lust, gluttony) many of them represent.
Friday, April 11th
Pottery Invitational Show & Sale at Worcester Center for Crafts
25 Sagamore Road, Worcester
Admission Free. Swipe your WOO Card for WOO points.
Get up close and personal with some of the most impressive ceramic talents in the Northeast! Benefit Preview Party includes special talk with Worcester Art Museum director emeritus James Welu. Show & sale open to the public throughout the weekend with special pop-up artist talks as well as food and floral demonstrations.
Saturday, April 12th
Ethnic Mosiac: Royal Scottish Country Dance Society at the Worcester Public Library
Saxe Room 3 Salem Square, Worcester
Admission is free. Swipe your WOO Card for WOO points.
Join Master of Ceremonies Andy Taylor-Blenis, a professional dance teacher and Scottish Country Dancer, and the Royal Scottish Dance Society! Scottish country dance demonstrations and live music featuring Terry Traub.
Saturday, April 12th
Roger Salloom Concert at Nu Café
335 Chandler Street, Worcester
Admission $10, use your WOO Card to save $1 off any food purchase of $7 or more
Roger Salloom, legendary Worcester born songwriter, will perform in concert. He is the composer of Out of Worcester, Marie La Peau, La Te Da and many other independent radio hits.
Wednesday, April 16th
Public Art Info Meeting at Worcester City Hall
455 Main Street, Worcester
Admission is free, swipe your WOO Card for WOO points
Join New Garden Park and the City’s Office of Cultural Development for an information meeting about the upcoming mural project at Allen’s Court Art Alley along with other public art initiatives throughout the City. Worcester artist Susan Champeny will facilitate.
Weekends in Worcester…www.WorcesterMass.org/Culture
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55 Salisbury Street, Worcester
The Worcester Art Museum, often referred to by its acronym WAM, is the most acclaimed cultural attraction in the city of Worcester. The world famous "classic American museum" contains over 35,000 pieces of artwork spanning over 5,000 years. Currently on display is [remastered]: A reinstallation of the Worcester Art Museum's paintings from the 16th-18th centuries provides a new look at Old Masters.
25 Sagamore Road, Worcester
The Worcester Center for Crafts’ Krikorian Gallery, in conjunction with Worcester State University, is committed to "sustaining craft as a vital part our community" through education, advocacy, and entrepreneurship. They are currently holding its Holiday Festival of Crafts 2013 this weekend.
25 Merriam Parkway, Fitchburg
The Fitchburg Art Museum is one of the cultural treasures of North Central Massachusetts. Though not quite as famous as its cousin to the south, the Worcester Art Museum, the Fitchburg museum still houses an impressive permanent collection of art spanning 5,000 years. Check out their current exhibition: Still Life Lives! - A celebration of the vitality of the still life tradition and its themes of beauty, bounty, darkness, fragility, and fleeting moments, which runs through January 14.
38 Harlow Street, Worcester
The Sprinkler Factory is a unique gem in Downtown Worcester and a true center for all the arts. Once a manufacturing plant, the Sprinkler Factory now provides space for individual artists to form their own studios and contains areas for music, dance, and other fun activities. The massive atrium on the second floor in the middle of the complex is available for local artists to show their work. The public is welcome to browse the artists' studios and galleries. An upcoming exhibition entitled Indoor Games , runs from December 7 through January 25, captures the spirit of creativity during the winter months.
960 Main Street, Fitchburg
Since its opening in 2008 by founders by Ann and Peter Capodagli, the Boulder Art Gallery has been committed to showing original and vintage paintings, photographs, prints and sculptures from the region's most talented artists. A true variety of work from both new and established artists is on display in a multitude of mediums and styles; check out oils, acrylics, watercolors and pastels. Many pieces are also available for purchase.
660 Main Street; 657 Main Street, Worcester
The Aurora Gallery and the “GArtH” Gallery of Art at the Hadley are run by the organization ArtsWorcester, and both show the work of local artists, many of whom are members of the group. For a list of current and upcoming exhibits, click here and here.
44 Portland Street, Worcester
Since its founding in 2006, the Davis Art Gallery has made it its mission to promote the Worcester art community and create awareness of the local creative culture. One of the ways the gallery does this is by showing the work of local artists in a great variety of different mediums. Currently, you can see an exhibit by Emily and Robb Sandagata; Unearthed, which runs through February 7th.
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