Rebels to Robots
A Salisbury Cultural District Community Day
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- American Antiquarian Society
- Worcester Historical Museum at Salisbury Mansion
- Worcester Art Museum
- Worcester Center for Crafts
- Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Celebrate the revolutionary spirit and inventive creativity of Paul Revere with a full day of family programs. This program is held in conjunction with the exhibition Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere, organized by the American Antiquarian Society and on view through June 7 at the Worcester Art Museum. Pick up a “Rebels to Robots” wristband at any location for free admission to the exhibition.
Activities by location
- Institute Park, 82 Salisbury St. (rain location: Trinity Lutheran Church, 73 Lancaster St.):
- Firing of the Revere cannon by the Newport Artillery Company (12 and 2pm)
- Revolutionary War militia demonstrations
- Robotics demonstrations with WPI faculty and students
- Food trucks
- American Antiquarian Society, 185 Salisbury St.
- One-person plays, starring Paul Revere’s wife, Rachel, and Isaiah Thomas
- Salisbury Mansion, 40 Highland St.
- Meet John Hancock and see his historic trunk
- Revolutionary Worcester walking tours
- Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury St.
- Beyond Midnight: Paul Revere exhibition*
- Silversmithing and printing demonstrations
- Worcester Center for Crafts, 25 Sagamore Rd.
- Contemporary and historic craft demonstrations and silver jewelry workshop**
- Performance by the Pawtuxet Rangers Fife and Drum Corps
*“Rebels to Robots” wristband required for free admission
**Registration and fee required for workshop, visit Worcester Center for Crafts
Directions and parking
Conveniently reached from Interstates I-190 and I-290, the Salisbury Cultural District is located just north of the city's Main Street and adjacent to historic Lincoln Square. Visit salisburyculturaldistrict.org for downloadable map.
Free parking is available at each location; street parking is available at Institute Park. Walking between locations is encouraged.
Rebels to Robots is sponsored by Webster Five, Rev250 and Minuteman Press.