FAM EVENT CALENDAR

Educators’ Workshop

  
Fire and Light: Otto Piene in Groton, 1983–2014 and Moving Objects: African and Oceanic Art from the FAM Collection
We’ll tour these two exciting exhibitions with the curators, then make connections to curricula. Light refreshments, resource materials, and PDPs, too! Fee: $10 for teachers who teach outside of Fitchburg; Free for Fitchburg teachers. Please pre-register; go to www.familyid.com/fitchburgartmuseum or call 978-345-4207 ext. 305

First Thursdays

  
FREE admission 3–7 pm.Guided Tours at 4:30. The Fitchburg Farmers Market joins us through June.  
Each month features a special activity or event.

A Night at the Museum: The Age of Aquarius

Let the sun shine in and come together to support Fitchburg Art Museum!   
Saturday, March 9, 6 – 9 pm
Join us for A Night at the Museum: Age of AquariusEnjoy groovy hors d’oeuvres, far out cocktails, and mod music. Fab attire encouraged.
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Hidden Treasures

Thursday, March 14, 2019   
1:00pm 3:00pm    
FREE specialized art appreciation program for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia and their caregivers. Pre-register by calling 978-345-4207.  Fire and Light Tour  & Art Activity

Konstantin Simun: The Sacred in the Profane at the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA

  
Gallery talk at Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, MA, with Curator Lisa Crossman

Saturday, March 23, 2pm

Light Robots

  
Performance of Piene’s Light Robots by artist John Powell and conversation led by Terrana Curatorial Fellow Candice Bancheri

Girl Scout/Brownie Spring Program – Papyrus to Paper

  
Ages 7-12
Cost: 10/girl, $3.00/adult

First Thursdays

  
FREE admission 3–7 pm.Guided Tours at 4:30. The Fitchburg Farmers Market joins us through June.  
Each month features a special activity or event.

The Legacy of Otto Piene

  
Performance of Piene’s Light Robots by artist John Powell, panel discussion, with Lynette Roth, Harvard Art Museums; George Fifield, Boston Cyberarts; and Seth Riskin, MIT; and poetic reflection by Piene’s widow, poet and media artist Elizabeth Goldring. FREE with Museum admission.

Hidden Treasures

Thursday, April 25, 2019     
1:00pm 3:00pm    
FREE specialized art appreciation program for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia and their caregivers. Pre-register by calling 978-345-4207. 
Art in Bloom & Refreshments

21st Annual Art in Bloom

  
April 25–28, 2019
Each spring FAM collaborates with the Laurelwood Garden Club to interpret our collection and special exhibitions with colorful floral displays.

Art in Bloom Champagne Reception

Friday, April 26    
6:00pm 8:00pm
Tickets are $30; $25 for FAM members. To purchase please call 978-345-4207 x306

Sky Art Event

  
Help fly one of Otto Piene’s inflatable sculptures, or swing by to observe and draw. Drawing supplies and tables will be available for children (and adults) to draw the floating sculptures. If you are interested in participating in the event, please contact Terrana Curatorial Fellow Candice Bancheri for more information:  fellow@fitchburgartmuseum.org.  All are welcome! FREE!
Location: Lowe Playground (located across the street from the Museum on Elm Street)
Saturday, April 27, 11am–3pm

First Thursdays

  
FREE admission 3–7 pm.Guided Tours at 4:30. The Fitchburg Farmers Market joins us through June.  
Each month features a special activity or event.

Hidden Treasures

Thursday, May 9         
1:00pm 3:00pm  
FREE specialized art appreciation program for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease or a related dementia and their caregivers. Pre-register by calling 978-345-4207. Moving Objects & Refreshments

Pacific Islands Family Day

  
Travel to the Pacific Islands through art projects, a dance performance, and live animals.
FREE for everyone.

First Thursdays

  
FREE admission 3–7 pm.Guided Tours at 4:30. The Fitchburg Farmers Market joins us through June.  
Each month features a special activity or event.

Fire, Light, and Protest

  
A conversation with exhibiting artist Joe Landry on his photographs of the Summer of 1969 in Boston and Curator Lisa Crossman on the work of Otto Piene. FREE with Museum admission.

Fitchburg Art Museum
185 Elm Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone 978-345-4207
Fax 978-345-2319
info@fitchburgartmuseum.org