Enjoy free admission to the Worcester Art Museum for an entire month.  The program is made possible due to a grant from the The Kirby Foundation.

To celebrate the last month of summer, the Worcester Art Museum (WAM) is offering free general admission throughout August. This initiative is made possible by a generous gift from the Kirby Foundation.

Free August invites visitors of all ages to engage in a variety of programs from story readings and family tours that bring to life works of art in the collection, to nude drawing lessons. Guests will also have the opportunity to experience WAM’s current exhibitions before summer comes to a close.

“Thanks to the Kirby Foundation’s generous gift, WAM is able to build on its commitment to create a more accessible museum experience,” said Museum Director Matthias Waschek, “We look forward to welcoming new and old faces to WAM next month, and fostering a memorable summer experience for everyone who walks through our doors.”

“Free, unlimited access to art at the Worcester Art Museum for the entire month of August is my idea of a gift with impact. The Kirby Foundation is thrilled to sponsor Free August,” said Lisa Kirby Gibbs, trustee of both the Kirby Foundation and the Worcester Art Museum. “Providing free general admission to the public for 4 weeks allows families from all over New England and as well as our Worcester community to experience the spectacular treasures that the Museum has to offer.”

Gallery Hours
Wednesday-Friday, Sunday: 11am-5pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
3rd Thursday of every month: 11am-8pm
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and the following holidays: New Year’s, Easter, Independence, Thanksgiving, Christmas

The Museum Shop Hours
Open during Gallery Hours

The Museum Café Hours
Wednesday-Saturday: 11:30am-2pm

The Museum Library Hours
Summer (Memorial Day to Labor Day)
Wednesday-Friday, 11am-5pm

Please Note
The Medieval Gallery will be closed for renovations through 2016.

Learn more and see a schedule of events.

Sponsored by The Kirby Foundation
Media partner: Worcester Magazine