An active collecting museum, WCMA teaches with art by supporting teaching and learning across fields of study from art to history and from math to science. Galleries, exhibitions, and programs are free and open to the public.
Between 1960 and 1962, WCMA acquired 396 works of art, including ancient Egyptian amulets, Chinese Qing dynasty vases, William Morris Hunt’s majesti... MORE
Between 1960 and 1962, 396 works of art came into the museum. As with all objects that enter the collection, ancient Egyptian amulets, Chinese Qing ... MORE
In two new chapters in his Democratic Intuition project Meleko Mokgosi (Botswana, b. 1981) Williams ’07, investigates the irresolvable contradiction... MORE
In 1968 Robert Rauschenberg created his monumental print, Autobiography. It includes recurrent motifs from throughout his career, as well as x-ray ima... MORE
Play on the WCMA patio: drinks, snacks, & serendipity.
Come for lemonade and a lunchtime chat about books submitted to People’s Library in response to the question: What book is helping you understand th... MORE
A look at the fascinating history of color and the science of pigments with Narayan Khandekar, Custodian of the Forbes Pigment Library at Harvard Uni... MORE
Local writers read original works that imagine the lives of objects no longer present in the museum’s collection.