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83rd Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft
June 22 - September 2, 2018
 

The 83rd Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft is one of the oldest juried exhibitions in New England. This year's show features 106 artworks by 90 artists from 44 cities and towns!



Lynda Schlosberg: Multiverse
June 22 - September 2, 2018

Lynda Schlosberg, Entangled With You , 2016, acrylic on panel, 60" x 60"

By bridging the image generation methods of the arts and the sciences,
 Schlosberg helps us to imagine the unimaginable, and delight in the shifting beauty of Everything.

Lynda Schlosberg was the First Prize winner in last summer's
 82nd Annual Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft at FAM.




Howard Johnson: Phantastrophies 
May 26 - September 30, 2018

Howard Johnson, Wishcraft , 2018,  18 x 24 x ¾",  Prismacolor, graphite, ink pen, crayons, and 
various papers  mounted on Ampersand staged board

Worcester artist Howard Johnson is one of the most original and distinctive artists working in New England today. His visionary artworks reflect his interests in philosophy, mythology, science fiction, and popular culture - among other things.

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K. K. Kozik
June 22 - September 2, 2018

KK Kozik, Nature Culture , 2018, Oil on Linen, 46" x 57", Lent by the Artist

The Fitchburg Art Museum and Fitchburg State University are currently collaborating on a work of public art for the University's Amelia V. Galluci-Cirio Library.



Call and Response: E Pluribus  Unum
June 22 - September 2, 2018

Left:  Harold Edgerton (American, 1903-1990),  Tumblers , 1942, gelatin silver print, 20" x 16", Gift of the Harold and Esther Edgerton Family Foundation
Right:  Tess Barbato,  All of Which are American Dreams , 2017, oil on canvas, 30" x 30"


This exhibition is the result of the sixth annual collaboration between the  Fitchburg Art Museum and ArtsWorcester.  The historic motto of our nation --- out of many,  one ---   is also a way to conceptualize how we make and think about art. 
Ezra Stoller,  Seagrams Interior, Mies van der Rohe , 1958, gelatin silver print,  Gift of Jeanne and Richard S. Press

This exhibition presents photographs from FAM's Permanent Collection that feature windows and mirrors as compositional devices that inform and direct how we, as viewers, see. 


SUMMER WORKSHOPS / CLASSES
Summer Art Classes for ages 5-8 and 9-12
August 6 - 10

Classes in drawing and painting, sculpture, STEAM, and more.

Morning and afternoon options: 
9am - 12pm and/or  12:30 - 3:30pm

Sign up for one or two 5-day classes per child
$105 Family-level Museum members, $125 Non-members per 5-day class

For students taking a morning and afternoon class,
there is a $15 additional fee for supervision
during lunch (students must provide their own lunch)

8:30am early drop-off and  3:30 - 5:30pm 
late pick-up available for additional  fees. 
Watch our website for details!

Click here to register online.
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FREE Fun Friday - July 27!
 
Enjoy creating suncatchers, puffy paintings, clay pendants, and more with your family and friends on FREE Fun  Friday10am - 4:30pm! Hunt for "treasure" in our galleries, take your photograph with a Fitchburg celebrity, and have your face painted. Explore our galleries to see art and artifacts from ancient Egypt (including mummies), African art, and art and crafts from regional artists, and learn more about them in the 
interactive  Learning Lounges. 

FAM IN THE NEWS
Public Gives Input on Proposed Fitchburg Arts Community

As the Fitchburg Art Museum moves forward with its plan to renovate a trio of historic Fitchburg buildings, organizers of the project have looked for insight into what artists would want in the proposed Fitchburg Arts Community.


Nick Capasso and Howard Johnson: Phantastrophies at the Fitchburg Art Museum

A radio interview featuring FAM Director Nick Capasso and exhibiting artist Howard Johnson on WICN.

Howard Johnson, Wishcraft, 2018, 
18 x 24 x ¾", Prismacolor, graphite, ink pen, crayons, and various papers mounted on Ampersand staged board

Free Fun Fridays is Back with 100 Museums and Attractions

Thank God it's Friday is especially true this summer when you can visit a favorite venue or discover a new one for free. 

Photo credit: Norm Eggert
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It's never too late (or too early!) in the year to support the Fitchburg Art Museum.  Here at FAM we celebrate diverse cultures, and connect our visitors to the arts, to each other, and the greater community. 


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