Program Events

Please click onto our CALENDAR for detailed information on upcoming program and events.

Current listings include:

JANUARY
Be Our Valentine Contest
Create an original valentine and be part of Worcester’s valentine-making tradition. In partnership with Worcester Loves to Read and Worcester Public Library. Open to children in grades 3, 4, 5, and 6 or the equivalent who (a) attend Worcester schools, (b) are the children of WHM members, or (c) are holders of an active Worcester Public Library Card.

Create your own valentine at home and submit to WHM by Friday, January 31, 2020.

Or, drop into any workshop at the following public library locations:

Frances Perkins Branch, Wednesday, 1/22/20, 4-5 PM
Great Brook Valley Branch, Thursday, 1/23/20, 4-5 PM
Goddard School Branch, Monday, 1/27/20, 4-5 PM
Burncoat Preparatory School, Thursday, 1/30/20, 4-5 PM
Roosevelt School, Friday, 1/31/20, 4-5 PM
Tatnuck Magnet, Monday, 2/3/20, 4-5 PM

FEBRUARY
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SAVE THE DATES

3/7/20
Suffragette Tea
WHM, 2 PM
$19.20 per person. Click here to register.

4/30/20
The Movement as a Mosaic: Triumphs and Challenges in the Battle for Women Suffrage
WHM, 7 PM
Free with Museum admission – Click here to register.

6/4/20
Massachusetts in the Women Suffrage Movement: Revolutionary Reformers
WHM, 7 PM
Free with Museum Admission – Click here to register.

8/26/20
Join WHM in celebrating Worcester’s 100th anniversary of suffrage victory
Worcester City Hall Plaza, Noon
Free – Click here to register.

10/29/20
Exhibit – PRETTY POWERFUL: 100 Years of Voting & Style
Opening Preview and Reception
Time TBA

Enhance your visit to Worcester Historical Museum by joining a tour, lecture, concert, performance, family day, party or other event offered throughout the year. Take a tour of Salisbury Mansion, Worcester’s only historic house museum, conduct research in the Library or browse for gifts in the Museum Store.

Community Partnerships

LGBTQ+/Community Pride and Latino History Project of Worcester – please visit those websites for events and Discovery Days. WHM also makes hundreds of historical presentations here and around the city each year. To name just few: Worcester Garden Club, Friends of Hope Cemetery, Norton Retirees, American Quilt Group, Grecian Festival, Hike the Heart Week, Jane Week, stART on the Street, POW! WOW!, Paxton Women’s Club, Worcester Jewish Historical Society, WPI’s Touch Tomorrow, Greendale Men’s Club, Worcester Chamber Music Society, Preservation Massachusetts, Worcester Women’s History Project, Rotary Clubs, Blackstone Canal, and Worcester A-Z presentations at Eddy Pond.

Do you belong to a group and/or organization that would like a presentation? Give us a call at 508-753-8278.

GIFTS: Membership makes a great gift. Visit http://www.worcesterhistory.org/joingive/membership/ to give a year-long gift. And be sure to visit the Museum shop for one-of-a-kind gifts.

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Worcester, MA 01609
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Museum Hours

Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
4th Thursday of the Month: 10:00AM - 8:30PM

Library Hours
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4th Thursday of the Month: 10:00AM - 8:30PM

Salisbury Mansion
Thursday - Saturday: 1:00PM - 4:00PM

Closed: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, President’s Day, Patriot’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

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