Calendar of Events

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School’s Out! MATT Makerspace

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Full week, April 15–19 MATT Makerspace 9:30 AM–3:30 PM Early Drop-off: 8–9:30AM | Late Pick-up: 3:30–5 PM Drop off your child daily for this day long experience. Children will be...

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Tai Chi

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

$12 per Person Improve your energy and stamina as you move to the music with certified Tai Chi instructor Joe Atkins. Joe will teach gentle movements that improve balance, flexibility,...

Storytime: The Color Tree

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Price: Included with admission  Join us for a reading of our story of the month which relates to the Kid's Art Workshop that follows each story time. This month, The...

Kids Art Workshop: 3D Foam Painting

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Child $10 | Adults $5 | Children 5 and Under $5 A Museum Educator leads arts activities that tie into the exhibitions on view, the featured story of the month,...

 Insights into the Mattatuck Collections with Stephanie Harris

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Discover the Mattatuck Museum through the perspective of our staff. Join Deputy Director Stephanie Harris as she shares her personal favorites from our collection, offering insights into the pieces that...

Teen Time

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

$10 Per Person | FREE for WPS Students Hang out with your friends, try a relaxing craft, get creative with graphic design, or chill on a beanbag! All teens aged...

Stuffed Animal PJ Party: Springtime Fun!

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Price: $5 Member Child | $10 General | $5 Adult Wear your pj’s, bring a stuffed pal and experience a fun-filled evening at The MATT! Take a short tour of...

Adult Lecture: Photographic Storytelling through a Feminist Lens

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Join professional photographer, artist, and guest lecturer Jess Somers to hear how feminism has shaped and impacted her practice over the last two decades. $10 per person Register Here Sponsored...

Lunch and Learn

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Built by Brass: The Chase Family's Rise to Power in Gilded Age Waterbury May 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm This lecture series offers the opportunity for good food and a...

Teen Time

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

$10 Per Person | FREE for WPS Students Hang out with your friends, try a relaxing craft, get creative with graphic design, or chill on a beanbag! All teens aged...

Storytime: The Gruffalo

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Price: Included with admission  Join us for a reading of our story of the month which relates to the Kid’s Art Workshop that follows each story time. This month's story...

Kids Art Workshop: Fused Bead Designs

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

A Museum Educator leads arts activities that tie into the exhibitions on view, the featured story of the month, artists in our collections or the seasons! This month's workshop will...

History and Hops: Early Inns & Taverns in CT and New England

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Join The MATT at Brass Works Brewing Co. for a special afternoon learning about the history of taverns in Connecticut and New England, several of which still stand. Address: 2066...

MATT Gala

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Welcome to the 1st Annual MATT Gala, hosted in partnership with the Greater Waterbury PRIDE! It is time to walk the red carpet and step out in your most fabulous...

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Home away from Homeschool: Curate a Mini Exhibit

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

  Get creative with innovative and inspiring art projects for homeschoolers. Each week we will focus on a different medium to create unique and colorful masterpieces. Using both traditional and...

Insights into the MATT: Michael Gallagher, Mattatuck Docent & Artist

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Discover the Mattatuck Museum through the perspective of our staff. Join Michael Gallagher, Mattatuck Docent & Artist as he shares his personal favorites from our collection, offering insights into the...

Tin Patchwork Master Class

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

            Work alongside resident artist, Kim Fox, to create an original piece of tin patchwork. Learn about her methods and practice that combine the natural...

Interactive Performance with Grumbling Gryphons

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Participate in a 1-hour drama workshop to learn the songs and dances of The Ghost Net: An Environmental Musical of the Sea. After the workshop, all participants will perform alongside...

Member Perk: Litchfield Historical Society

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Discover the Litchfield Historical Society's Litchfield History Museum with a guided tour of their latest exhibition, To Come to a Land of Milk and Honey: Litchfield and the Connecticut Western...

Walking Tour Riverside Cemetery

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Meet at Riverside Cemetery for a walking tour of Riverside Cemetery, led by local historian and Riverside expert, Martin Begnal. Sponsored by George A. & Grace L. Long Foundation

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Salsa Nights

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Get ready to spice up your Friday nights with Salsa @ the MATT 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Join us on the only rooftop terrace in downtown Waterbury that overlooks...

$15

The Other Man In Black: Johnny Cash Tribute Band

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

$20 General Admission | $5 discount for Mattatuck Museum Members Enjoy a summer afternoon at The MATT with good food and drinks while listening to great music! Concerts will be...

Lunch & Learn: History of Beekeeping and CT’s Role in Apiculture

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Learn about the origins of Bees in the U.S. and uncover Connecticut’s role in apiculture, at the Museum’s monthly Lunch and Learn, on the first Wednesday of the month, June...

Storytime: Nantucket Cheese for Lafayette

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Price: Included with admission  Join us for a reading of our story of the month which relates to the Kid’s Art Workshop that follows each story time. This month’s story...