Outreach Programs

Can’t visit the MATT? We’ll come to you, in-person or even virtually! 

MATT on the GO is our adult-focused outreach program that focuses on topics that are relevant to the community and museum today! 

NEW! Waterbury’s Brass Buttons: Learn about the history of brass and buttons in Waterbury! 

Kay Sage

Who was Kay Sage? How did her work end up at the Mattatuck Museum? What is surrealism? This session investigates the extraordinary life, work, and legacy of Sage, a 20th-century surrealist painter. 

Fortune’s Story

Learn about the history of slavery in Waterbury, the life of Fortune, an enslaved man living in 18th century Waterbury, and his death leading to the laying to rest of his bones in the 21st century. 


Gain a better understanding of sources at the Museum and how to utilize them for genealogical research. This session serves as an introduction to genealogy and archival research and how to navigate silences in the archive went it comes to histories of women and BIPOC. 


Libraries: $125 per presentation in-person, $75 per virtual presentation

Other organizations and groups: $150 per presentation, $75 per virtual presentation

To schedule an outreach program, contact Abigail Sites, Education Programs Manager, at (203) 753-0381 ext. 117 or abigail@mattmuseum.org