A day at the Worcester Art Museum
- decorative arts
- German Boar Hound
- museum cafe
- new media
- Worcester Art Museum
Looking for a world class art museum in New England? WAM is exactly what you’re looking for! The Worcester Art Museum, also known as WAM, is the second largest art museum in New England, located at 55 Salisbury Street, Worcester. It is known all over the world for its artworks that represent global cultures and count to be up to 35,000. Art and culture from about 5000 years ago are displayed in the museum, including paintings by Monet and Cassatt. Spend a day at the Worcester Art Museum and enjoy the wonderful craftsmanship.
WAM is a must go place if you’re in Worcester. It is open through Wednesdays to Sundays. Many people visit WAM with their families and kids, but the place is just as fun if you go there alone. Children are extremely delighted to visit here, especially because of Helmutt. Helmutt is WAM’s mascot, a German Boar Hound that children seem to love!
After a tour of the amazing museum which consists of sculptures, paintings, photography, drawings, prints, new media and decorative arts, the Museum Café is where you must go. They have great food for affordable prices with seating available both indoors and outdoors. After a little lunch at the café, your next stop is the Museum Shop. Note-cards, ties, scarves, decorative boxes, umbrellas etc. are available here. All of these merchandises sold here are extremely art inspired and there is different beauty in each one of the items. If there’s still time left, you might want to check the library. It has free Wi-Fi along with thousands of books and online databases.
The art museum is free for children under the age of 3 and members of WAM and costs $6 for children under 17. Adults have to pay $14, with a discount of $2 for college students with IDs and seniors above 65. Spend just a few dollars to visit the Worcester Art Museum when you’re around Worcester, this is a chance you don’t want to miss!