August Adventures 2021 logo against blue sky backdrop

Thursday, August 5
12 to 7pm


Activities include:

All day – Art activities and treasure hunt.  Learning lounges are open, where you can write your name in hieroglyphics, design an African mask, or try out the techniques used to create the art hanging in our galleries. 

5pm –  Live musical performance by Ben Cosgrove in the FAM Courtyard.

6pm – Artist talk with Valerie Imparato: The artist will take the audience through her exhibition, Valerie Imparato: Interwoven, to discuss her inspiration, themes, and techniques. Q&A to follow.

The First Thursday fun continues intown until 9pm.  Music, food, art and local vendors will take over a block of Main Street! Fun activities for the whole family. Take a walk around the block to see new businesses and murals created in 2020. Learn more.

Please note:

Reservations are NOT required.

Masks are not required for vaccinated guests.  

Unvaccinated individuals are advised to wear a mask when inside the museum.

For more information about what to expect on your visit, including parking information click here.

Any other questions, please call 978-345-4507 or email .

Artist Valerie Imparato stands against one of her murals featuring the faces of two women.

Artist Valerie Imparato with her work

Family Plays with Pyramid Puzzle in Discover Ancient Egypt Exhibition.

A family explores the Discover Ancient Egypt learning lounge

A red stone sculpture on view in the Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft.

A close up of the 85th Regional Exhibition of Art & Craft


Wednesday – Friday 12pm – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday 11am – 5pm
1st Thursday of the month 12pm – 7pm



Fitchburg Art Museum
185 Elm Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone 978.345.4207


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