Fitchburg Art Museum
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The Fitchburg Art Museum, North Central Massachusetts' most treasured cultural institution is a world-class family-friendly museum with a permanent collection spanning 5,000 years.
The museum's four building complex features over 20,000 square feet of gallery and educational workshop space and includes the historic 'Cross Barn' built in 1883, and the impressive Simond's building completed in 1989.
Visitors can experience masterpieces in 12 beautifully designed galleries that feature American, European, African, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Asian, and Pre-Colombian art.
The Fitchburg Art Museum's programs encourage all to learn about the importance of world cultures, art history, and contemporary life. Art workshops for adults and children, tours for school groups, and educational resources for educators and families are available.
The museum was founded in 1925 through the bequest of artist, collector and Fitchburg native Eleanor Norcross (1854-1923). Her extraordinary talents and educational vision highlights her as an important pioneer in American social history.
Wednesday - Friday 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday 11 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closed Monday and Tuesday except
Open on the following Holiday Mondays: Martin Luther King Day, Presidents Day, Patriots Day, Columbus Day
Members & under 12: Free
Adults: $9.00, Seniors & Students: $5.00
Free admission on every first Thursday 4pm to 8pm
25 Merriam Parkway, Fitchburg, MA, 01420 map
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