Program Events

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

Current listings include:

Worcester’s Face 25th anniversary exhibit by photographer Patrick O’Connor in the Rockwell Gallery through 1/11/20

LGBTQ+ Worcester: FOR THE RECORD exhibit, as attended by hundreds of people, has been extended to November 16 along with new programming listed below.

10/29/19
LGBTQ+ Worcester: FOR THE RECORD
CONFESSIONS OF THE FOX with author Jordy Rosenberg, 7 PM

11/2/19
LGBTQ+ Worcester: FOR THE RECORD
WHEN MAIN STREET WAS GAY: A Walking Tour, 11 AM. Tour begins outside the Worcester PopUp on 20 Franklin Street. $5.00 fee includes free admission to exhibit after the tour.

11/7/19
LGBTQ+ Worcester: FOR THE RECORD
GEN SILENT SCREENING AND DISCUSSION, 7 PM

11/8/19
LGBTQ+ Worcester: FOR THE RECORD
STRIKE A POSE: Voguing and Chosen Family within the Queer Community, 7 PM

11/11/19
LGBTQ+ Worcester: FOR THE RECORD
Discovery Day, 1-4 PM

11/13/19
LGBTQ+ Worcester: FOR THE RECORD
WRITING ELIZABETH BISHOP: A Biographer’s Journey with Worcester County Poetry Association, 6:30 PM

11/14/19
LGBTQ+ Worcester: FOR THE RECORD
CATALOG LAUNCH AND RECEPTION, 6-8 PM

11/29-12/28, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Home for the Holidays
Salisbury Mansion 1-4 PM

11/29, 12/6, 13, 20, 27
Candlelight Tours
Salisbury Mansion, 4:30-6:30 PM

12/7/19
Teddy Bear Tea
10 AM-1 PM. Reservations are required.

12/15/19
Memory Lane
Vintage Fashions of Denholms presentation by Christopher Sawyer, 2 PM

Programs, dates and times are subject to change without notice, please call 508-753-8278 to confirm. All programs are at 30 Elm Street unless otherwise specified.

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.

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2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the realization of Dr. Robert Goddard’s dream of putting a man on the moon. A year of celebrations kicks off on March 15! Visit www.discovercentralma.org for a calendar of events.

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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