Fitchburg Art Museum

Upcoming Events

Curator's Tour: Land Ho!
Thursday, October 1, 5:30 pm

Join Curator Mary Tinti on a tour of our exciting fall exhibition, Land Ho!, Part of FREE First Thursdays!

Sandy Litchfield, Butter Fed Grass, 2014, oil and acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of  the artist and Carroll and Sons Art Gallery, Boston, MA

Lecture: African Textiles Then and Now
Sunday, October 4, 1:00 pm

Jean Borgatti, Consulting Curator of African and Oceanic Art, dicusses the symbolism and 
significance of several distinctly African textiles featured in the exhibition, GLOBAL AFRICA: Creativity, Continuity, and Change. FREE with Museum admission. 

Gallery Talks - Land Ho!
Sunday, November 1, 1:30 pm

Artists Sally Curcio, Sandy Litchfield, and Sue McNally discuss the inspiration for their contemporary approaches to the landscape tradition.

Sue McNally, Maroon Bells, 2014, oil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Drive-By  Projects/bkprojects, Watertown, MA.

Guided Tour: Land Ho!
Thursday, November 5, 5:30 pm

Koch Curatorial Fellow Emily M. Mazzola guides your travels through our fall exhibition. Part of FREE First Thursdays!

Shona Macdonald, Amherst Corner, 2014, casein and oil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and  Cynthia Reeves Gallery, North Adams, MA. 

Land Ho! FAMily Day
Saturday, November 14, 1:00- 4:00 pm

Spend time with your family being creative! Take a tour of Land Ho!, try a treasure hunt in the galleries, linger in the Learning Lounge, and draw, sculpt, and collage landscapes in our studios. FREE FOR EVERYONE.

Joseph Foxcroft Cole, Canal Katwijk, 1890, oil on canvas. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Smolin in honor of his parents Ada and Jacob Smolin, 2001.45 

Second Sunday Docent Tours
at 2:00 pm on Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 13.

Join our fabulous FAM docents for tours of the Museum's diverse galleries and special exhibitions!

Free First Thursdays

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!