Fitchburg Art Museum

Upcoming Events

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!

Meet the Artist!

Sunday, April 13th, 1-3PM

Curious about the man behind the cymbals? Join Jeffu Warmouth for an exciting discussion of his work, and a live performance of his latest piece, Three Heads are Better Than One. FREE with Museum admission. Fun and laughs guaranteed!


Jeffu Warmouth, No More Funny Stuff (4-Way Cymbal Monkey), performance video, 4 minutes, 2012.
Courtesy of the artist.

Artists' Town Meeting - Part II
Sunday, April 13th, 3-5PM

You shared, we listened! Join us for Part II of our Artists' Town Meeting to engage in a fruitful dialogue about future developments at FAM.

See the notes from last year's meeting



More Funny Stuff - For High School Students!
Thursday, April 17th, 2:30 - 4:30PM

Drop by the Museum with your friends to see the hilarious videos and art in Jeffu Warmouth: NO MORE FUNNY STUFF. Place your order at JeffuBurger or JFC, enter a raffle to win a can of "Bagel Belly," and vote for your favorite artwork. A special guest will give you the inside scoop on Jeffu's art. Snacks, music, and more. FREE!

Jeffu Warmouth, Corn Dog, 1996, color coupler print, 20 x 30 inches. Courtest of the artist.

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

Download the entry form and guidelines