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Arts & Culture

There's always something happening in Worcester, the creative city! Music and theater flourish at Mechanics Hall and the Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts. Museums including the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester Historical Museum and EcoTarium regularly schedule special exhibitions and present a variety of fun and educational programs for all ages. Edgy galleries including  ARTSWorcester and Worcester Windows feature work by both new and established artists.

So whether you're looking for performing arts or visual arts, cultures past or present, you're sure to find them in Worcester. Get creative!

Worcester PopUp Kicks Off Third Eventful Season 

The Worcester PopUp is thrilled to be back for an eventful Fall and Winter season. Located at 20 Franklin Street in the heart of down town, the Worcester PopUp location is a unique gallery where artists and entrepreneurs can bring creativity to life through rotating art exhibitions, live performances, inspiring hands on activities and delicious cuisine. Worcester PopUp is now seeking applicants to fill our creative space for this upcoming season with hopes to inspire new creativity to flow within the community, and to provide accessibility for artists to showcase their works. Running September through December, artists and creative entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply to use the space with openings available Thursday through Sunday. The PopUp location will be open based on demand with free admission to the public.


Applicants may contact Erick Bilides at Bilidese@worcesterma.gov. To learn more about the location please visit the Worcester PopUp website at www.WorcesterPopup.com 

#Shop WOO

Take the pledge to shop local, not just for the holidays but everyday! Shop local, shop WOO! Make the pledge at a myriad of area creative businesses and shops, and be rewarded when you do! Click here for details.

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