FITCHBURG ART MUSEUM AT HOME


Digital Resources


An abstract painting featuring a red house

Jane Hartwell, Vermont, 2019, mixed-media. From the Community Gallery Exhibition Threads of Connection from the Arc of Opportunity.

An interactive sculpture with animated mirrors.

Take a Virtual Tour

  • Explore highlights of our special exhibition After Spiritualism: Loss and Transcendence in Contemporary Art on the web!
  • Experience the After Spiritualism Learning Lounge. Read about the history of Spiritualism and Espiritismo, and see behind the scenes. Also read tips for reflection, connection, and creation. Visit. 
  • Participate in an interactive artwork from After Spiritualism by submitting a personal story, prayer or message here.
An African mask

Celebrate Community

  • Be inspired! Explore an online gallery of artwork submissions and gallery of category winners from Art in Bloom: An Online Floral Challenge for Everyone. 
  • Raise a glass with us for the Art in Bloom Champagne Reception. Join the FAM staff, docents, and community members for a short conversation about this year’s Art in Bloom. Hear about what inspired us, how we put it together, and what we enjoyed most in this special video. 
A recycled sculpture featuring a water bottle.

Make and Learn at Home!

Make Art

  • Explore art activities inspired by Fitchburg Art Museum’s permanent collection including creative projects in abstract art, photography effects, and more here. 
  • Discover easy art activities to do at home including recycled sculpture, painting and drawing projects. Also read tips for caregivers to guide the creative process. Learn more.
  • Make fun projects inspired by our After Spiritualism exhibition. Watch a glass plate monoprints tutorial and explore printmaking methods. Create your own book bento assemblage. Also explore an everyday papier-mâché tutorial and video. 

Learn About Art

  • See art in new ways by doing our bilingual After Spiritualism treasure hunt, found here.
  • Missing the Discover Ancient Egypt gallery? Test your knowledge of four different occupations in ancient Egypt with this interactive quiz! Click here for English or click here for Spanish.
  • Read Fitchburg Art Museum exhibition catalogues created by Fitchburg State University students online.

Announcements and News

  •     Read a museum wide update from the Director here.
  •     Save the date. The 85th Regional Exhibition of Art and Craft has been postponed to 2021. Learn more.
  •     Check out the latest press articles, podcasts, and videos. View stories.

     

Support the Arts


More Great Resources

  •     Take free classes from the Museum of Modern Art on photography, Contemporary Art, and more here.
  •     Researchers find making art reduces stress. Read the fascinating study.
  •     Join local artist Mo Willems for daily lunch doodle lessons online.
  •     Watch 328 inspiring videos about art from The Kid Should See This website.
  •     Explore Craft in America’s free videos and education guides on the web.

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Saturday–Sunday 11am–5pm
Closed Monday and Tuesday
1st Thursday of the month 12pm–7pm 

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185 Elm Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Phone 978.345.4207
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