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Fall 2021 Access Magazine cover

View Fall 2021 Issue Online

  • Neumann exhibition inspires restitution symposium and preserves Holocaust stories
  • Love Stories from the National Portrait gallery, London
  • Collaboration explores identity through the lens of visual strategy
  • Philanthropy spotlight: Ed Osowski
  • Newly acquired Japanese woodblock prints highlight “City of Fires”
  • Conservation Now
Spring 2021 Access Magazine cover

View Spring 2021 Issue Online

  • What the Nazis Stole from Richard Neumann (and the search to get it back)
  • The Iconic Jersey: Baseball x Fashion
  • Chiso's Worcester Wedding Kimono
  • Higgins Armory Collection updates
  • Getting arms and armor ready for the road
  • Visual Thinking Strategies
Fall 2020 Access Magazine cover

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  • The Kimono in Print: 300 Years of Japanese Design
  • Inside Chiso: A Conversation with Kimono Designer Imai Atsuhiro
  • Conservation Now: How to Rescue a Shipwrecked Mother and Child
  • Distinguished Folk Art Collection Coming to WAM
  • How COVID-19 Changed WAM
  • The WAM Docent Program Turns 50!

View Winter/Spring 2020 Issue Online

  • Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere
  • Designing a kimono for Worcester
  • Exquisite kimono prints are more than meets the eye
  • Distinguished guests in the European galleries
  • How to move a shipwrecked mother and child
  • Scholarships open doors to art

View Fall 2019 Issue Online

  • With Child: Otto Dix / Carmen Winant
  • Photo Revolution: Andy Warhol to Cindy Sherman
  • John Singleton Copley's copycat portraits
  • Collecting the world—then and now
  • Partnership uses art to give children their voice

View Winter/Spring 2019 Issue Online

  • Monet's Waterloo Bridge: Vision and Process
  • Travels with Hiroshige
  • Maximillian armor gets a makeover
  • The humanities transform lives in Clemente Course at WAM
  • Münter among the men: new acquisition of modernist art

View Winter 2018 Issue Online

  • The Poetry of Nature: Hudson River School Landscapes from the New-York Historical Society
  • Preserved Pages: Book as Art in Persian and India, 1300-1800
  • Connecting communities and cultures through art
  • New life for La Farge's Peacock Window
  • Art acquisitions diversify and enhance WAM's collection
  • 2018-19 Master Series

View Fall 2017 Issue Online

  • Coming Away: Winslow Homer and England
  • Rediscovering an American Community of Color
  • Dangerous Liasons Revisited
  • The Mystery of Worcester's Leonardo
  • Stained Glass by Tiffany and La Farge
  • WAM Goes Medieval
  • Keeping the Body in the Museum Experience

View Winter 2017 Issue Online

  • Flora in Winter
  • Highest Heaven
  • Reusable Universes: Shih Chieh Huang
  • Medieval Galleries Reinstallation
  • Greek Vases
  • Spring Master Series

View Summer/Fall 2016 Issue Online

  • Meow: a cat-inspired exhibition
  • The Last Judgment Tapestry
  • Picket Fence to Picket Line
  • Conservation: The Jewish Wedding
  • Beyond Knights!
  • Fall Master Series

View Winter/Spring 2016 Issue Online

  • Cyanotypes: Photography's Blue Period
  • Flora in Winter
  • La Grande Feté
  • Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars
  • Meow
  • Access Bridge
  • Curatorial Appointments

View Summer/Fall 2015 Issue Online

  • American Folk Art, Lovingly Collected
  • Folk Festivals
  • Samurai!
  • Interview: Shawn Cheng
  • Spotlight: Conservation
  • Master Series: Fall 2015
  • Jeppson Idea Lab

View Winter 2015 Issue Online

  • Master Series
  • Samurai!
  • Uncanny Japan
  • The Madonna Mystery
  • Behind the Scenes
  • Spotlight on Studio Art Classes
  • Weddings at WAM

View Summer 2014 Issue Online

  • The Making of Knights!
  • Meet Helmutt / Illustrator Veronica Fish
  • Conservation Spotlight: Turkish Kalkan
  • Summer Fun at WAM
  • Perfectly Strange
  • Raphael is Coming!
  • Polly Apfelbaum

View Winter 2014 Issue Online

  • Knights! Exhibition Preview
  • Nude Drawing in the Gallery
  • You Are Here - Contemporary Art Exhibition
  • Jeppson Idea Lab: Michael Benson, Carina Nebula
  • "Majicolor" Prints by Majima Ryoichi
  • Proof to Print - Prinmaking Technique Exhibition
  • Print copy includes the 2013 Annual Report

View Fall 2013 Issue Online

  • [remastered] Exhibition Info and Events
  • Behind the Scenes: The Last Judgment Tapestry
  • Works in Progress: from Print to Proof
  • Sunday Sermons and WAM Talks
  • Worcester Art Museum and Worcester State University
  • WAM's Future: Architectural Sketches

View Summer 2013 Issue Online

  • A Renaissance for the Higgins at WAM
  • The Frank Channing Smith, Jr. Collection
  • Jeppson Idea Lab Orantes
  • Nancy Spero: Cri du Coeur
  • Portrait Photographs of Artists
  • Winogrand's Women Are Beautiful

View Winter 2013 Issue Online

  • Wall at WAM: Robert and Shana ParkeHarrison
  • Flora in Winter 2013
  • Kennedy to Kent State Events
  • Jill Slosburg-Ackerman – In Rome: The Pine Grove. And. Natura naturans; natura naturata.
  • Silent Gardens: The "White-line" Print Series by Yoshida Toshi (1911-1995)

View Fall 2012 Issue Online

  • Kennedy to Kent State: Images of a Generation
  • 20th Century American Drawings
  • Exporting China: Porcelains with a Story
  • Spotlight on Maki Haku
  • Looking at the Stars: Prints by Imamura Yoshio
  • A Closer Look at the Chapter House