COME EXPLORE WORCESTER ART MUSEUM'S ENCYCLOPEDIC COLLECTION OF PAINTINGS, SCULPTURE, DECORATIVE ARTS, PHOTOGRAPHY, PRINTS, AND THE NEWLY INTEGRATED HIGGINS ARMORY COLLECTION OF ARMS AND ARMOR! | The Worcester Art Museum, which opened to the public in 1898, invites you to view the nearly 38,000 piece encyclopedic collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, photography, prints, drawings, arms, armor and new media. Accessible to all, the works span over 5,000 years of art and culture ranging from ancient Roman mosaics to colonial silver, Impressionist paintings, and contemporary art. World-renowned for its collections which span more than fifty one centuries, the Museum features must-see masterpieces spanning the globe from ancient mosaics to contemporary art. Experience a diverse world of art and ideas through antiquities, paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures and decorative arts.