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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KK 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 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.

In celebration of FAM's  83rd Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft and Free First Thursday, two of this year's Regional Show prize winners will offer short artist talks.  T o l earn more about Scarlett's photography and Mark's studio furniture, p lease join us on  Thursday, August 2 at 5:30pm. 

Howard Johnson, The Aether Bunny, 2018, Prismacolor, graphite, ink pen, crayons and various papers mounted on Ampersand staged board, 18" x 24" x 3/4".

Howard Johnson's solo exhibition, "Phantastrophies," is on view now at the Fitchburg Art Museum (FAM) through September 30. Organized by FAM's museum director, Nick Capasso, the exhibition continues FAM's interest in providing solo exhibitions for New England artists

Photo: Sentinel & Enterprise, John Love
'It's like we're still the same group'

T he Fitchburg High School class of 1953 held their 65th reunion at the Fitchburg Art Museum.

Howard Johnson, Wishcraft, 2018,  18 x 24 x 3/4", Prismacolor, graphite, ink pen, crayons, and various papers mounted on Ampersand staged board.
Worcester artist Howard Johnson gets solo show at Fitchburg Art Museum

For many years, things were black and white for Worcester artist Howard Johnson. "But the galleries put an end to that," said the artist, whose meticulous, deeply layered drawings can be found in major galleries and museums.

School building rising from ashes

F rom the ashes of a 2016 fire, the artist housing project at the former B.F. Brown School, now called the Fitchburg Arts Community, is moving forward.

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Photo credit: Norm Eggert

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