Saturday, March 28, 2009

Free Admission Thursday, April 2

Parents, We heard from the FITCHBURG ART MUSEUM that there will be free admission this Thursday, 4 - 8 p.m. The press release follows:

Fitchburg Art Museum will have free admission on Thursday 2 April from 4pm
to 8pm as part of Mayor Wong¹s First Thursday celebrations. The Museum¹s
new stunning exhibition ­ All Things Bright & Beautiful, a collection of
California Impressionist Paintings from the Irvine Museum will be available
for viewing and visitors to the Museum will be able to see a live production
of FATV interview with Major Wong. There will be a free guided tour
available at 6:00 p.m. Please call on 978 345 4207 or visit . The Museum
is wheelchair accessible and is located at 25 Merriam Parkway, Fitchburg, MA

About the Fitchburg Art Museum
The Fitchburg Art Museum is North Central Massachusetts¹s oldest and most
treasured cultural institution, founded in 1925 through a bequest of artist
and educator Eleanor Norcross. Fourteen galleries house a diverse
collection of over 3,000 objects spanning more than fifty centuries. These
include American and European paintings, prints, drawings and decorative
arts as well as Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Asian and pre-Columbian antiquities,
and changing exhibitions.

Highlights from the permanent painting collections include masterworks from
John Singleton Copley, Rockwell Kent, Georgia O¹Keeffe, Joseph Stella, Raoul
Dufy and Joseph Wright of Derby.

Hours: Tuesday ­ Sunday Noon ­ 4pm. From April 1, our new hours will be,
Wednesday ­ Friday, Noon ­ 4pm, Saturday and Sunday 11 am ­ 5 pm. Closed
Admission: Free for members; $7 for adults. $5 for seniors and students
(13+). Fitchburg Art Museum supports Fitchburg¹s First Thursday program and
is free from 4.30 p.m. ­ 8 p.m. every first Thursday of the month. The
Museum is wheelchair accessible.
Info: Call 978 345 4207 or visit
Contacts: Peter Timms ­ Director. Email -
. Phone ­ 978 342 4207 ext 301
Fiona Casey ­Director of Marketing.
Email ­ or phone ­ 978-342-4207 ext 312

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