April Programs at the Worcester Historical Museum😃
While the snow thaws and we wait for the flowers to bloom, there are lots of great programs happening at Worcester Historical Museum in April:
“The Most Dangerous Woman”
Friday, April 8 at 6:30 PM
Saturday, April 9 at 2 and 6:30PM
$20 adults, $17 WHM members, seniors and students.
The story of Mother Jones, advocate of child labor laws, and the catalyst behind minimum wage and a 40-hour work week.
This sweeping epic one-woman show is a tour de force for Robbin Joyce who reprises her role as Mother.
😉Call 508.753.8278 for tickets
Freud at Clark U. Image from the Clark University Archives
In Europe I felt as though I were despised; but over there I found myself received by the foremost men as an equal. As I stepped onto the platform at Worcester to deliver my Five Lectures upon Psychoanalysis it seemed like the realization of some incredible day-dream: psychoanalysis was no longer a product of delusion, it had become a valuable part of reality.
-from Freud’s autobiography
Following Freud’s Footsteps from Vienna to Worcester
April 13 at 7 PM
Worcester Historical Museum
Robert Deam Tobin, the Henry J. Leir Chair in Comparative Literature at Clark University, will trace Freud’s Worcester visit from his invitation to his return. What did Freud expect from his trip to America? What did he find in Worcester? What were the lasting results of his lecture series?
Also in April🌺🌺😉:
April 18: John Hancock’s Trunk returns to the galleries (Limited engagement)
April 19 & 20: Find your “selfie” in Worcester
WHM at 140 Celebration!!!!
Happy Birthday, WHM!
5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Our history. Our future. Toast the 140th anniversary of the incorporation of Worcester Historical Museum and look to the exciting future of our shared past in the exhibit, Worcester in 5O Objects.
Worcester Wall to Wall Mural Tours
11 AM – 3 PM
Join members of the Pow! Wow! team and the Worcester Mural Archive for student-led walking tours of some of the city’s downtown murals.
Tours begin with an orientation in the WHM auditorium and loop through downtown returning to WHM.