5 Ways to Discover Art and Culture

Posted: September 10, 2017

Discover mesmerizing kinectic sculpture installations, inspiring street art, and a lively performance from the best acrobatic troupe in China - all happening this fall in central Massachusetts.

01. Art Installations

/ Reusable Universes: Shih Chieh Huang

Shih Chieh Huang combines his longstanding fascination with technology and the materials of modern life to transform mundane manufactured objects into novel and remarkably complex sculptural forms. Huang elevates circuit building, transistor rewiring, and other hardware operations into art. Running from June 24, 2017 - November 11, 2017.  +more

02. Art Festivals

/ stART on The Street

Free festival on September 17th. Central Massachusetts' largest art, music and performance festival comes to Worcester. Watch as 200+ artists create unique works right on the street. Free art activities for children and families, food court with various food vendors (including vegan options,) music and performances on the street - allowing you to really become a part of the acts! +more

03. Performances

/ Music Worcester

Music Worcester presents a season of events each year. Starting in the Fall and running through Spring, performances are presented in an exciting variety of venues. Guest artists with international orchestras, chamber and jazz ensembles, ballet companies and solo recitals make up a truly remarkable array of events in the city. +more

04. Nature Events

/ Tower Hill Botanic Garden

There’s nothing like autumn in New England, and there’s no better place than Tower Hill Botanic Garden to take in all the season has to offer. In addition to the panoramic view of Mt. Wachusett and the Reservoir, fall fest weekends running from September 30, 2017 - October 15, 2017 feature a variety of educational and fun events for the whole family. +more

05. Galleries

/ Arts Worcester

ArtsWorcester exhibits local contemporary artists at all stages of their careers through meaningful exhibition experience. Their main gallery is at 660 Main Street, in the historic Aurora Building, but additional exhibits are on show in downtown Worcester include the Hadley Building and the Hanover Theatre. Their juried, curated, and members' exhibits are always open and free to the public. +more