Programs & Events

AAS programs include a variety of virtual and hybrid public programs, virtual book talks, and in-person seminars. Free public tours of Antiquarian Hall are given every Wednesday at 3:00 pm .

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Programs by theme

Women Make History Nature and the Environment Artist in the Archive Perspectives from the CollectionBook History Visual Culture Insights from Indigenous Studies Summer Seminars Undergraduate Seminar K-12 Digital Resources Historic Children's Voices


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logo for Worcester Black history project Founded in 2018, Worcester Black History Project (WBHP) recognizes and celebrates the experiences of Black people in Worcester and the surrounding area. WBHP encourages the preservation and sharing of this history through scholarly educational outreach and programming.

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