Award winning deli, 24 flavors of homemade bagels, pastry, and cream cheese. Boars Head Deli, fresh OJ, locally roasted coffee. We specialize in breakfast and lunch. Catering available.
Linger over lunch at Fruitlands Museum Cafe, a farm to fork restaurant operated by the folks from Groton MA based Gibbett Hill Restaurant and exclusive caterer for weddings and special events on site.
Mrs. Mack's Bakery & Restaurant in Worcester offers a wide variety of cakes, cupcakes, breads, pies, pastries and other baked goods. They provide custom cake decorating services for all of your party planning needs including wedding cakes, as well as fresh baked goods, home cooked meals to enjoy in the bakery restaurant or as take-out. They been a landmark on Grafton Street for over 80 years and proud of the family's history as one of the best bakeries in Central MA.
Twigs Café serves an inventive menu of salads, soups, gourmet sandwiches made fresh daily, and delectable desserts. Twigs Café is open Tuesday through Sunday, and holiday Mondays, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. The Café is a service to our visitors, non-members must pay admission at the front gate to enter the Garden; members are always admitted free. Dining is outdoors on the Terrace, with its magnificent view of the Wachusett Reservoir, weather permitting, generally from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. During the cooler months dining is in the Great Hall, often with a glowing fire in the grand fireplace.
The Worcester Art Museum, which opened to the public in 1898, is world renowned for its 35,000+ piece collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, photography, prints, drawings, and new media. Art celebrates life at the museum. Accessible to all, the works span 5,000 years of art and culture ranging from ancient Roman mosaics to colonial silver, Impressionist paintings, and contemporary art. Dedicated to the promotion of art and art education, the Museum also offers a year round studio art and appreciation program that enrolls over 6000 adult and youth students each year.
Specialty Shop: The Museum Shop at Worcester Art Museum offers a wide variety of merchandise inspired by art in the permanent collection and in museums worldwide. Find beautiful items to remember your visit or give as gifts. Browse the shelves where scores of just-right items will catch your eye. From note cards, framed and matted prints, silk scarves and ties, umbrellas, decorative boxes to an irresistible collection of tree ornaments, picture frames, glassware, pottery, purses, clocks, and art inspired jewelry and watches to complement any outfit. Our children's selection of gifts encourages learning, laughter and play. Baby toys, children's books, art-making kits, puzzles and games will please any child.
Cafe: Whether you're visiting the Museum's galleries or stopping in just for lunch, The Museum Café is sure to pleasantly surprise. Choose from a delectable selection of appetizers, soups, salads, sandwiches, entrées and desserts. Dine indoors or experience one of Worcester's few outdoor courtyard cafes. Reservations for parties of eight or more may be made by calling 508.799.4406 x3068.
ADD MATISSE, REMBRANDT AND MONET TO THE GUEST LIST - A WORLD CLASS VENUE FOR YOUR EVENT. Wedding Receptions and Ceremonies | Holiday Parties | Cocktail Receptions | Corporate and Team Building Events. The Museum makes available, on a rental basis, the use of its magnificent architectural spaces and galleries. World-renowned for its collections which span more than fifty centuries, the Museum features must-see masterpieces spanning the globe. What better site in which to host your historic event! Private events in the Renaissance Court may begin after 5:45pm on Wednesday through Sunday. Events in The Museum Café may begin after 4:00pm Wednesday through Saturday, or anytime Sunday. All venues are available for rental any time on Monday and Tuesday. For business and social events, the Museum offers three approved caterers which have extensive experience with the Museum spaces and present delectable and artfully displayed cuisine. You will need to contact those outside caterers directly for menu options, pricing and availability. In conjunction with your event, we encourage you to take advantage of our docent-led or self- guided tours of selected galleries. The fees for these options vary depending on the galleries of interest and number of guests. Please ask for more details. World-renowned for its collections which span more than fifty 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. From concept to completion, our staff is highly experienced in every aspect of event planning, and will work with you to ensure your occasion is unique and truly memorable. What better site in which to host your special event! The Museum Café is also available for rental. Please call 508-793-4327 or e-mail specialevents [at] worcesterart [dot] org for more information.