SCHOOL’S OUT!

SCHOOL DAY OFF SERIES  

October 11 (Columbus Day)
November 2 (Election Day)
November 26 (Day After Thanksgiving) 
Program: 9:00am–3:30pm | Before Care (included): 8:00am9:00am | After Care (included): 3:30pm5:00pm
1st child: $60 per day Members | $65 per day General 
2nd child: $30 per day Members | $32.50 per day General 
3rd child: FREE

Registration must be completed and confirmed 1 week prior to the program 

Support provided by ION Bank Foundation. 

School might be out for the day, but the fun is still IN at The MATT! Drop off your child for these fun-filled single-day experiences. Children will be immersed in the Museum’s galleries and special exhibitions while learning about history and developing their art skills with unique materials and techniques. Join us for this fun, safe, and educational childcare offering on days you might not get off! 

All supplies provided. Bring a bagged lunch. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Full and partial scholarships are available. For more information contact Jason Foberg at x114 or jason@mattmuseum.org 

OCTOBER 11: CELEBRATE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S DAY @ THE MATT 

Learn more about the history and future of the indigenous people in Connecticut. Kids will create their own story stones to learn about the importance of Indigenous oral history. They’ll then explore the museum’s galleries to reflect on the stories that are told through art.  

NOVEMBER 2: PAINT THE CHANGE 

Celebrate the history of art in presidential campaign posters while learning about what it takes to create your very own campaign. Kids will explore the museum’s Collecting Presidential History exhibit for inspiration and then create their very own campaign art for their favorite food, animal, vacation spot – whatever they choose! Their campaign creations will include buttons, flags, posters and more! 

NOVEMBER 26: THE SCIENCE BEHIND ART  

Explore various science topics with hands-on activities that result in awesome artwork! Join us for a day full of STEAM fun, unveiling the connections between science and art while learning more about the museum’s unique collections.