Exhibits

Jeppson Idea Lab: Renoir’s The Jewish Wedding

On exhibit September 24, 2016 – March 26, 2017 at Jeppson Idea Lab in Worcester Art Museum. This Idea Lab presentation gives insight into the recent conservation of The Jewish Wedding by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919). In 1875, Renoir was commissioned to paint a replica of Eugène Delacroix’s 1839 The Jewish Wedding in Morocco, today in the Musée du…

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Flora in Winter 2016

January 28-31, 2016 Come in from the winter cold to the warmth of WAM’s annual floral extravaganza, when the Museum blooms with flower arrangements inspired by works of art. This premier floral design event includes captivating and imaginative interpretations of artworks created by skilled arrangers from across the region, displayed in virtually every Museum gallery….

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Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars

Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars presents a video installation by Moroccan-born, UK-based artist Hassan Hajjaj, along with a related series of photographs, in a salon installation designed expressly for the exhibition.

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Contemporary Artists Explore Samurai in Popular Culture

Discover the samurai, in history and popular culture! Guest curator Eric Nakamura, editor and founder of Giant Robot Magazine, combines historical Japanese arms and armor from the Worcester Art Museum and John Woodman Higgins collections with work by contemporary artists inspired by samurai and their enduring myth.

Exhibits Worcester Events

Uncanny Japan: The Art of Yoshitoshi

Remembered as one of the greatest designers of the Japanese woodblock, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892) is the subject of an upcoming exhibition at the Worcester Art Museum (WAM). Uncanny Japan: The Art of Yoshitoshi surveys the artist’s prolific career and his innovation in print at a time when the medium was facing increasing competition from photography and lithography. On view from February 28 to May 24, 2015, Uncanny Japanfeatures an assortment of Yoshitoshi’s signature works-images of horror and cruelty, supernatural creatures, commanding acts of bravery by legendary figures from Japanese history, samurai images, and sensitive portraits of contemporary women.

Exhibits Worcester Events

2014 Holidays at WAM

Delight in the spirit and joy of the upcoming season with the Worcester Art Museum’s annual “Holidays at WAM” celebration, which begins Friday, November 28 and ends Wednesday, December 31. Visitors can revel in the Museum’s holiday-oriented festivities that offer weekly gleeful musical concerts and dance performances in the Renaissance Court, special children’s programming, season-themed…