Fitchburg Art Museum


Upcoming Events



Free First Thursdays
3-7PM

Enjoy FREE admission to FAM every First Thursday of the month! Bring friends and family members to see all the exhibitions, and shop at the Central Massachusetts Art & Agriculture Coalition (Fitchburg Farmer's Market). Check out these photos of past Free First Thursday festivities!





 



Art in Bloom

May 1st - 4th

FREE ADMISSION thanks to our sponsor RiverCourt Residences of West Groton!
May 1: 3-7PM      May 2: 12-4PM      May 3&4: 10-5PM

The Fitchburg Art Museum and the Laurelwood Garden Club are excited to announce Art in Bloom 2014. Florists, nurseries, garden clubs, and inspired individuals display magnificent floral creations for three days in the FAM galleries. We are also proud to announce that this year AiB will include a Help Feed Fitchburg food drive, so bring your non-perishable foods to help fill the Fitchburg Food Banks!


Interested in participating? Check out the Interpreters Kit and Artwork available for interpretation

Friday, May 2nd, 6-8PM
Champagne Reception: Join us for Hor d'Oeuvres provided by the Fay Club, champagne provided by Wyman's Liquors, and live music. $20/ticket (interpreters get one free ticket!) RSVP by April 17th to Janice Goodrow.

Saturday, May 3rd, 2PM
Speaker Jennifer McGregor, Director of Arts and Senior Curator at Wave Hill

Sunday, May 4th, 2PM
Speaker Pat Leuchtman, Co-Chair of The Bridge of Flowers



B.E.T.A (Better Education Through Art) - European Aspects of 20th-Century Photography

Wednesdays, May 7th, 14th, 21st, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

Stephen Jareckie, FAM's Consulting Curator of Photography, places American 20th-Century photography into a larger context by emanining the concurrent trends in Britain, France, Germany, and Italy, and their fascinating similarities and differences.

FREE for Museum members; non-members pay Museum admission fee for each lecture ($5 seniors, $9 adults).

This course is supported by the Elsie D. Simonds Lecture Fund. 










Alfred Steiglitz, The Steerage, 1915 large-format photogravure, Museum Purchase, Margaret Simons Sinon Collection Fund



More Funny Stuff - For Kids!
Sunday, May 18th, 1-3PM

Design and draw your own JeffuBurger, see funny videos, and explore interactive activities in the Learning Lounge as part of the Jeffu Warmouth: NO MORE FUNNY STUFF exhibition. FREE! Drop in; pre-registration not necessary.
 



Jeffu Warmouth, JeffuBurger, 2009, Video, interactive touchscreen, wood, plastic, light, computers, speakers, 96 x 84 x 36 inches.



 

79th Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft
June 22nd - August 31st

Submissions due by May 16 at 5PM
Juried by Honee Hess and Randi Hop
kins

Download the entry form and guidelines