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Lunch Lady

Through December 31, 2014

Worcester Historical Museum is excited to exhibit original art from the popular Lunch Lady Book series by Jarrett J. Krosoczka. The Lunch Lady Book series is ten graphic novels that tell the story of the lunch lady who “Serves Justice and Lunch!” The books were inspired by Jarrett’s own lunch

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Class Picture Day!

June 09, 2014 - August 16, 2014

Say cheese and enjoy the no-frills charm of the class photo. To celebrate the end of the school year, we are going back in time with a special exhibition of class photographs from the museums collection.

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Students Reflect On MLK Jr.: The 2014 Art Contest Winners

January 14, 2014-February 28, 2014

The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Breakfast “I have a Dream” Essay Committee poses a question each year to school students to either write or visually answer. Students in grades 4, 5, and 6 in schools throughout Worcester County were invited to visually interpret their answer to the

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Worcester Treasures

October 1, 2013 - October 4, 2014

300 years ago Jonas Rice and his family settled atop Union Hill (near the intersection of Plantation Street and Massasoit Road). While the exact date of Jonas Rice’s arrival in October of 1713 is unknown this settlement would eventually grow into the Worcester we know today.  Worcester Historical Museum is

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Casey at the Bat: 125 Years Later

March 26, 2013 - October 26, 2013

“Casey at the Bat” is one of the most famous poems about baseball ever written. Now 125 years after it was first published, a few questions remain.

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Salisbury Mansion: Re-purposing History

April 11, 2013 - May 4, 2013

Becker College Interior Design students are asked the question "what if" a modern family were living in Salisbury Mansion today.

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Worcester 911

June 6, 2013 - August 31, 2013

Worcester 911 highlights some of the cataclysmic events that have affected Worcester and explores how its citizenry has rallied time and again to heal and strengthen community.

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Gliding On Ice

11.29.2012 -03.23.2013

A history of ice skating in Worcester from the Victorian era to today.

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Water Street

November, 1983 - March, 1984 | Rice Gallery

This exhibition focused on the Eastern European Jewish immigrant in Worcester, Massachusetts, between 1880 and 1945, and illuminated the centrality of Water Street to local Jewish life during that period. Because much of the Jewish experience is typical of all immigrant groups, Water Street spoke to everyone. In essence, this

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Worcester in 1950: Through the Lens of George P. Cocaine

October, 1988 - February, 1989 | Rice Gallery

Images were selected from the thousands of pictures George P. Cocaine (1915-1979) took during the year 1950. Cocaine, who worked for the Worcester Evening Gazette from 1935 until his death in 1979, once estimated he shot 10,000 photographs per year. His work was omnivorous, including the most newsworthy events of

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