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EXHIBITION CELEBRATION: The Garden, Shipwrecks, Mystery & Benevolence, and Beyond Fraternity
June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us to celebrate the Museum’s summer exhibitions. Mattatuck Museum Director, Bob Burns, will open with remarks at 1pm. Jason T. Busch, Director and CEO of American Folk Art Museum will be joining us for the opening of Mystery & Benevolence and will share remarks about Mystery & Benevolence. Families are invited to participate in the Exploration Activities in the Studio. During the celebration, Manager of Public Programs, Elise Vanase, will be on hand to preview the exciting lineup of summer program offerings.
The Art of Yum Café will be open with delicious meals, snacks, coffees, and sweet treats available for purchase. Admission: Free for Members and Children (5 & under) |$5 General Exhibition Remarks by Mattatuck Museum Director, Bob Burns, at 1pm
SHIPWRECKS: DUTY OF MEMORY
An exhibition of 60 haunting images of shipwrecks from locations around the globe by photographer Stefano Benazzo.
The interdisciplinary works by the eight artists featured in The Garden address the sensory aspects of nature while embodying the artists’ emotional journeys over the course of this turbulent decade.
MYSTERY & BENEVOLENCE:
Masonic & Odd Fellows Folk Art Over one hundred carvings, sculptures, textiles, and regalia revealing the hidden histories of the Freemasons and the Independent Order of the Odd Fellows.
longside Mystery & Benevolence, this exhibition explores the history of fraternal organizations in Waterbury through objects, photographs, and books drawn from the Museum’s permanent collection and loaned by community members.