Programs and Events

View our Calendar for up-to-the-minute program information.

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Summer at WAM

Make WAM a part of your plans this summer! Free admission days, Highlights tours, Arms and Armor Presentations, and more!

Art Talk: Paul Lukas

Paul Lukas, author of “Uni Watch,” talks about baseball uniform trends through the years. Virtual event on Zoom. Thursday, August 12, 6pm.

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Art Carts: Hands-on Armor

Knightly armor is nice and shiny, but how does it feel? Find out with our hands-on armor activities! Check our calendar for upcoming Art Carts.

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Zip Tours

Our virtual docent-led art discussions focus on exhibitions and select works in the Collection. Next tour: Georges Braque's Olive Trees, with Barbara Eaton.

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“August Adventures” Free Friday

Enjoy free admission on Friday, August 13! Click to view our scheduled programs.

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Highlights Tours

Discover highlights of WAM's vast collection with a docent-led trip through our galleries. Sundays at 1pm.

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17th Century Colonial Militia – Live and In Person

Discover the weapons and equipment used for defense by the first European settlers in New England. Presented by The Salem Trayned Band. August 14, 11:30am.

Art Talk: Emma McClendon

Emma McClendon, fashion historian and author based in New York City, speaks about her Fashion Institute of Technology exhibition, Uniformity. Virtual event on Zoom. Thursday, August 26, 6pm.

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Medieval Men-at-Arms – Live and In Person

Join us for an exciting look into life in the late Middle Ages with the Company of the Wolfe Argent. August 28, 11:30am.

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Summer Art Classes: Online, On-site, and Off-site Programs

There's something for everyone and all artistic abilities. Browse and register online or call 508.793.4333.

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Free First Sundays

Admission is free for everyone on the first Sunday of each month! Click to view our calendar.

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Private Group Tours

Schedule a tailored adult, youth, student or Scout group tour with a trained and dedicated volunteer docent.

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Kids and Families

Explore the museum galleries and make art with your family!

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