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.

Upcoming MATT By Night

MATT by Night Scavenger Hunt Contest

June 8, 2020 at 9 AM

Hop in a car with your family and challenge your friends to the MATT by Night Scavenger Hunt Contest! Explore Waterbury and find artworks and historic locations based off clues you will receive on Monday, June 8. Spend a week tracking down the answers and submit your responses to win prizes.

How do I enter? 

The entry fee is $25. Register here

When is this happening? 

Clues released June 8 at 9 AM
Registration ends June 12 at 12:00 PM
Responses due by June 14 at 11:59 PM
Winners announced June 15 at 9 AM

How do I win? 

The highest three scoring participants will win a prize of their choice (worth at least $50)! If participant scores are tied for the most, the earliest submissions will win.

Prizes provided by:

Are there any restrictions?

Participants must abide by all state-mandated social distancing requirements.
There should be no trespassing on private property and no distracted driving (typing/taking photos while driving).

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.