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The Cakemaker’s Portrait

October, 2011 - April, 2012 | Rice Gallery

This late 1830s portrait of Hepsibeth Hemenway has been part of Worcester Historical Museum’s collection since 1895. While we know a good deal about the sitter, what can we uncover about the circumstances of the portrait? How did a woman of little means and mixed-race background in early America get a portrait commissioned? Explore the

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The Unsinkable Ship

April, 2012 - June, 2012 | Rockwell Gallery

In 1912, the Titantic, known as “the Unsinkable Ship,” sunk to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. One-hundred years later we know more about this tragedy than ever before. This exhibit tells the stories of the Worcester residents who perished, and a few that survived one of the world’s greatest

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30×30@30: Your City, Your History

April, 2012 - August, 2012 | Booth Gallery

The exhibit, 30×30@30, looks at 30 major events that happened in last 30 years and includes objects submitted by 30somethings living, working, or from Worcester.

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