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Consortium Highlights

HECCMA's member colleges and universities offer a diverse set of courses in many academic disciplines, adding to the rich cultural fabric of Worcester and Central Massachusetts. From humanities offerings such as languages, history, and literature, to arts programs such as music performance, visual art, and theatre, to engineering, math, veterinary, medicine, and sciences courses; the HECCMA community has many opportunities to explore and learn in our academically engaging region of "Eds & Meds". Welcome to our community! Please feel free to explore.


  1. Dragon Boat Festival

    September 23 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Clustertruck Food Festival (Ecotarium)

    September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

In the News

Preservation Worcester is proud to organize the Manhattan Short Film Festival for the first time in the history of the Worcester. The film festival is a must see event. Worcester is among 300 participating cities spanning six continents around the world.

Each night the film festival will premiere 10 wonderful short movies chosen from around the world. Worcester movie goers and movie goers worldwide will also have the opportunity to vote for their favorite films. The top films may get consideration for a 2018 Academy Award (Oscar) nomination.

It’s a phenomenal event which does not happen often and that is why I would like to invite everyone to support this event by purchasing a ticket and making this city proud for organizing and leading such an exciting global event.

The premier Gala event will kick off the film fest on Thursday Sept 28th, 2017. The Gala will feature a cash bar and refreshments. Tickets are $60 per person for the opening Gala night. Beginning Friday Sept 29th through Sunday October 8th tickets are $15 per person. The event is only for over 17 please.

Tickets are available to purchase online. Please visit website:

Show times:

SEPT 28th, 2017 - 6:30 PM – 11:00 PM (Gala Night)
Sept 29th – Oct 8th - 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

For more info you can also visit: or call Harry Albert, the Chief Organizing Officer of Manhattan Short Film Festival, Preservation Worcester at 508-365-8063.

Hope to see you all at the Manhattan Short Film Festival!
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