MATT by Night

After-hours events for 21+

MATT By Night is the Museum’s series of after-hours events for 21+. We welcome students, young professionals, night owls, socialites, history or art lovers to experience interactive adventures in a casual and fun setting.

  1. The Comeback Kids 17:27:00
  2. Alivia & the Cat’s Meows 17:00:00
  3. Team Dan 15:56:00
  4. Team Get Your Goat On 14:42:00
  5. Cake Masters 11:28:00
  6. Team Wolverine 9:39:00
  7. Space Cadets 9:26:00
  8. Team Aloha Archie 9:13:00
  9. Mama Moonbeam & Her Minions 8:38:00
  10. The Big Cheese 8:05:00
  11. Wild Things 7:47:00
  12. Rock Nerds 6:01:00
  13. Swoop there it is 6:00:00
  14. Team KTG 5:05:00
  15. Team Z 4:08:00
  16. Da Yoopers 2:40:00
  17. Team Archies 0:50:00
  18. Team Bascetta 0:00:00

Upcoming MATT By Night

MATT by Night: Virtual Escape Room


Back by popular demand, MATT by Night: Virtual Escape Room!

Invite your friends, create a team, or crack the case solo. You will get the chance to jump inside various paintings from the Mattatuck’s collection, but be careful…you only have 45 minutes to escape before the clock runs out!

Choose a day and time that works for you!

Tuesday, August 4 or Thursday, August 6, from 7 – 8 PM or 8:30 – 9:30 PM

How to play:

You will receive a Zoom link in your email which you will click on the night and time slot you’ve chosen. Once all participants arrive, you will be broken into groups of 6 players max. If you wish to register as a team, you can let us know at registration who you wish to play alongside.

What you’ll need:

– Computer or tablet with a microphone built-in (a phone will be difficult to see)

– Pencil and paper for taking notes and solving clues

$15 for members / $20 for non-members 

Save $5 and become a member here.

Register today!

Past MATT by Night

Murder Mystery, Vol. 6

Travel 100 years back in time and help us celebrate the roaring 1920s with bootleggers, suffragettes, flappers, and mobsters alike!
Given current guidelines about public gatherings, The MATT will be presenting its first COMPLETELY digital Murder Mystery! Join us online* to interact with friends and Museum staff, and have some safe and intriguing fun.
Watch the opening scene, interrogate the suspects, inspect the clues, and figure out WHODUNNIT!?

Did you miss the show? It was the bee’s knees! A donation of any amount gets you access to the footage.

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Patron Sponsor:

All MATT by Night programs are supported in part by the Waterbury Arts and Tourism Commission.

Get involved!
These events are conceived and executed with the help of a group of fun volunteers. To learn more about how to get involved with MATT By Night, contact Cat at or (203) 753-0381 x110.