FAM EVENT CALENDAR

Hidden Treasures

Thursday, September 12, 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. Moving Objects & Refreshments.

Opening Reception

Saturday, September 21, 2019         
3:00pm 5:00pm  
Enjoy an afternoon at Fitchburg Art Museum to celebrate the opening of four new exhibitions:
Daniela Rivera: Labored Landscapes (where hand meets ground)
David Katz: Earth Wares
Adria Arch: Reframing Eleanor
Sohier/Hilliard: Our Parents, Ourselves.
Explore the galleries. Meet the artists. Enjoy refreshments from Comeketo – Brazilian Cuisine or a drink from the cash bar.
FREE for all FAM members or free with admission.
For more information call 978-345-4207 or email events@fitchburgartmuseum.org
For directions and parking information: https://fitchburgartmuseum.org/plan-your-visit/
The Opening Reception is generously sponsored by CENTRO, Inc. 

Moving Pictures: Responding to Art through Movement

Wednesday, October 2, 2019     
4:30 pm
In conjunction with Adria Arch’s exhibition, FAM is hosting a series of workshops for young people based on the intermingling of art forms. All workshops will be run by artist Adria Arch with dancer and professor of mathematics at Fitchburg State University, Catherine Buell, and Monkeyhouse Dance founder, dancer and choreographer Karen Krolak. FAM Curator Lisa Crossman and Executive Director of the Fitchburg Historical Society, Susan Navarre will provide historical context related to Arch’s and Norcross’s artworks and the cultural references made by each. Open to teens and adults age 12 and up. Maximum 15 dancers. Pre-registration is required. Participants are encouraged to attend both workshops, although it is not required. Fee: $5 FAM member / $10 non-member. Register now. 

Free First Thursday

Thursday, October 3, 2019     
3:00 pm 7:00 pm 
Explore the galleries at night and see them in a different light. Enjoy FREE admission and art tours. Each month features a special activity or event. 

What’s In Sight: Site-Specific Creation Workshop

Wednesday, October 9, 2019         
4:30 pm
In the second workshop in the dance series we will explore how visual artists and dancers respond to a place or object. We’ll call on color, shape, and space as our inspiration. Open to teens and adults age 12 and up. Maximum 15 dancers. Pre-registration is required. Participants are encouraged to attend both workshops, although it is not required. You may also register for the workshop by calling 978-345-4207. Fee: $5 FAM member / $10 non-member. Register now. 

Hidden Treasures

Thursday, October 10, 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. 

Public Event: Leaping, Twisting, Turning 

Sunday, October 20, 2019         
1:30 pm
An improvisational movement piece by young local dancers that responds to Adria Arch: Reframing Eleanor. Attendees participate in a guided experience as we respond to the art with movement. No experience necessary! Free with museum admission. Register now.

Conversation Café

Wednesday, October 23, 2019         
7:00pm  
Join photographers Sage Sohier and David Hilliard for a discussion about their inspirations and techniques. Beverages and snacks provided. Cash bar. FAM Members FREE, non-members FREE with admission, and students FREE with ID. 

Free First Thursday

Thursday, November 7,  2019     
3:00 pm 7:00 pm 
Explore the galleries at night and see them in a different light. Enjoy FREE admission, art tours, and shop the Fitchburg Farmers Market. Each month features a special activity or event. 

Artist Talk: Pushing the Boundaries

Sunday, November 10, 2019     
1:30 pm
Daniela Rivera and David Katz discuss the astounding ways they approach painting and ceramic sculpture and installation. FAM Members FREE, non-members FREE with admission. 

Hidden Treasures

Thursday, November 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. 

Free First Thursday

Thursday, December 5,  2019     
3:00 pm 7:00 pm 
Explore the galleries at night and see them in a different light. Enjoy FREE admission, art tours, and shop the Fitchburg Farmers Market. Each month features a special activity or event. 

Fitchburg Art Museum Annual Meeting

Thursday, December 5,  2019     
6:00 pm
All FAM Members are invited to learn about the Museum’s recent achievements and plans for the future. Cocktail reception to follow. 

Hidden Treasures

Thursday, December 12, 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. 

Free First Thursday

Thursday, January 2, 2019     
3:00 pm 7:00 pm 
Explore the galleries at night and see them in a different light. Enjoy FREE admission, art tours, and shop the Fitchburg Farmers Market. Each month features a special activity or event. 

Hidden Treasures

Thursday, January 9, 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. 

Closing Tour of Labored Landscapes and Earth Wares with Terrana Curatorial Fellow Marjorie Rawle

Sunday, January 12, 2019         
1:30 pm 
Take a guided tour of the exhibitions Daniela Rivera: Labored Landscapes (where hand meets ground) and David Katz: Earth Wares on their final day. FAM Members FREE, non-members FREE with admission. 

Save the date! A Night at the Museum: Steampunk Masquerade

Saturday, March 14, 2019         
6:00 pm 9:00 pm
Mark your calendars for our third annual A Night at the Museum. Enjoy an evening of music, food, and themed cocktails. Sponsorship opportunities available now. Email events@fitchburgartmuseum.org for more information. 

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