Past Exhibitions

Sea Change | See Change

Noonan Gallery

(Re)Work It! Women Artists on Women’s Labor

Whittemore Gallery

Carolyn Marks Blackwood: The Story Series

Suzanne Benton: Unmasked

Connecticut’s 5th District Congressional Art Competition 2024

Monteiro Community Gallery

Connecticut’s 5th District Congressional Art Competition

Dalia Ramanauskas: As We Embark

Munger Gallery

Mixmaster Juried Members’ Exhibition


Monteiro Community Gallery

Waterbury’s Soapbox Derby

Timeless Impact: 100 Years of Embracing the Power of Community

Monteiro Community Gallery

Between Worlds: Stories of Artists and Migration

Opening Celebration on October 1

Uprooted: From Afghanistan to Connecticut

Noonan Gallery

Double Take: Familiar Objects in Unexpected Materials

Munger Gallery

Women’s Sphere: Selections from the Collection

An Online Exhibition

Eduardo Giannattasio: Sit Down, Please

Allison Medina: Out of the Ordinary

Opening Celebration on October 1

Nuestra Abuelas Waterbury/Our Grandmothers Waterbury

Monteiro Community Gallery

Coast to Coast

Upson Gallery

Andy Warhol: Endangered Species

Noonan Gallery

Apollo’s Mirror: Recent Art by Thomas McKnight

Whittemore Gallery

Blurring Boundaries: The Women of American Abstract Artists, 1936 – Present

Baker Gallery

Roberto Clemente: Life and Legacy

Monteiro Community Gallery

Ifeyinwa Joy Chiamonwu: Ancestral Heirloom

Munger Gallery

La Onda Chicana

Femicide Florals/Flores de Femicidio

Cutting Edge: Connecticut Artists Explore Precisionism

CCS Creates!

Staff Favorites Exhibition

Mixmaster Juried Members’ Exhibition

Unplugged: New England Artists Depict Trees

Walker Evans to Waterbury: Immersive Street Art

AN AMERICAN LENS: A History of Photography in Waterbury

Work it! Women Artists on Women’s Labor

Elemental: Art as Advocacy

Walker Evans American Photographs

Schandra Singh: Fractured Facades

The Immigrant Suitcase Project: Italians of Waterbury

Local Legacy: Chase Collegiate Archives 1865-2020

Mystery & Benevolence

Masonic and Odd Fellows Folk Art

Shipwrecks: Duty of Memory

The Garden

Beyond Fraternity: Charitable and Community Organizations in Waterbury

Discovering New York’s Wrapper

The Art of Francis Hines

Congressional Art Competition

An Online Exhibition showcasing Connecticut's 5th Congressional District

Two for the Road: Ernest Roth and Andre Smith in Europe

Collecting Presidential History

Signatures and Ephemera

The Village Project

I Ran Out of Reasons

UCONN MFA Studio Art

Resilience Through Creativity: Westover Art Through the Pandemic

MIXMASTER 2022 Juried Members Exhibition

FOCUS ON THE MAKERS: Samplers, Needlework and Quilts

JANET MAYA Women/Strength/Beauty

CCS Creates

Norman Rockwell: Behind the Camera 


Michele Tragakiss: Geometry and Gesture

Discovering New York’s Wrapper: The Art of Francis Hines


A Face Like Mine

In the Wake of 9/11: Robert Carley’s American Journey

A Secret Heliotropism: The Art of Jeanne Silverthorne

2021 Congressional Art Competition

Monteiro Family Community Gallery

The Future Starts Now: Recent Gifts to the Collection

Unleashed: The Art of Robert C. Jackson

Free as Air and Water

Mattatuck Collection

At Rose Hill

Rose Hill

A Family History

T.C. Cannon

Grandmother Gestating Father and the Washita River runs ribbon-like

George L.K. Morris

Munition Factory

Moises Suriel: Waterbury Greats

Staff Picks Exhibition

Favorites from the Collection

Merrill French: Series 7s

Mixmaster 2020 Winner

CANCELED: Congressional Art Competition

Picturing Peace

Exploring Peace through photography


Juried Members Exhibition

Capturing Community

Using Art to Express Kindness & Respect

Maryna Bilak: Caring Hands

Jeff Koons

One Ball Total Equilibrium Tank

Michele Riche

Intimate Observer

Picturing Peace

Congressional Art Show

The Many Faces of Baseball

Natalie Van Vleck

True to Her Art, Life & Land

Fred Staloff

A Selection of Works from The Butler Institute of American Art

Grazing Goats

Lauren Booth

Primitive Curiosities

SoCCA All Access Artists


Juried Members Exhibition


Meditations on American Landscape


Works from the Collection of Raymond J. Learsy


William Kent



A Retrospective

The Art of Experience

Pomperaug Woods


Mattatuck Mini-Golf


WILDERNESS: Words are where what I catch is me


Mural Projects

FRÁGIL MANEJE CON CUIDADO: Bienvenido a los puertorriqueños a nuestra comunidad

FRAGILE HANDLE WITH CARE: Welcome Puerto Ricans to Our Commumity

By Hand: Sol LeWitt

Dressed in Shadow

Joan Ryan

Rock and Revolution

Photographs by Jim Marshall


Claudia DeMonte and Ed McGowin

Monteiro Family Community Gallery



Juried Members Exhibition

Men of Letters

The Presidential Signatures

Connected: Relationships with Machines

Andrzej Zieliński

Painting With a Camera

Jerome Sedlock


Robert Rauschenberg

Fantasy Trains

Alexander Shundi

Candy Arcade

The Story of Holiday Sweets

Jane Peterson

At Home and Abroad

Tools of the Trade

Peter Kirkiles

Winslow Homer

American Life 1857-1875


Nnenna Okore


Maria Björnson Costumes from The Phantom of the Opera

Pomperaug Woods

The Art of Experience


America's Greatest Rivalry

Monteiro Family Community Gallery

The Valley Girls

An Artist for All Seasons

Dmitri Wright

Passing By

Laure Dunne

Teen Internship Exhibition

Heartbreak in Peanuts


ARTrageous: A Canvas of Many Colors


Photographs from the Collection of Kevin McNamara & Craig Nowak


Beth Galston


Federico Uribe


Western CT Mental Health Network: Personal Expressions of Recovery & Wellness




On the Job for Victory: World War I Posters


Juried Members Exhibition


The Art of Robert Cottingham

Winter Scenes

Linda Nelson

Line and Volume

Ceramics by Mindy Horn and Ann Mallory


Recent Works by James Biederman

Digging Up the Past

Native Americans in Connecticut

Community Gallery @ The MATT: Waterbury Arts Magnet School

European Conflict I, II, III

Between Two Worlds

Hunt Slonem


The Great Flood of ’55

My Big Blue Sun

Mon Grand Soleil Bleu: Christian Césari

Puerto Rico Arte Urbano

Pablo Delano

Rigorous and Surprising

The Art of Steven Naifeh

Pomperaug Woods

The Art of Experience

What a Woman!

Rosalind Russell

The Geometry of Passion

The Art of Arthur Carter

A State of Strain

Ryan Roa

Scouting through the Decades

Monteiro Family Community Gallery: High School Teen Internship

Curated Exhibition

Nature’s Patina

Elizabeth MacDonald

The Hand of the Maker Speaks to Us

Renee Iacone

Tea Day 1931

The Art Community at Old Lyme

Out of the Shadow

Edwin Augustus Moore

Entrances and Exits

Amber Maida


Inspirations on Silk by Mary Wolff

Monteiro Family Community Gallery: Waterbury Collects

The Golden Age of Trans-Atlantic Steamship Travel

Sea and Stone: The Thimble Islands

Paintings by Arthur Yanoff

Champion of Color

James Daugherty

Life’s Joys

Faith Stewart-Gordon

In The Stairwell: Picture of Health

A Youth Perspective

Community Gallery @ The MATT: ARTRAGEOUS

Waterbury Public School Student Art Showcase

Making Her Mark

What! Not White?

The Victorian Bride

Thos. Moser

Legacy in Wood

Community Gallery @ The MATT: Webster Bank Turns 80!

Living Up to You Since 1935

Community Gallery @ The MATT: Congressional Student Art Competition

Victor Vasarely

The Absolute Eye

Community Gallery @ The MATT: Waterbury Collects

The Greatest Muhammad Ali

Alison Safford

Rule of Thumb


Juried Members Exhibition

Melanie Crean


Love, Andy

Highlights from the Andy Warhol Museum

A Wonderland of Snow

The Life and Music of Leroy Anderson

Yves Tanguy

Surrealist Painter/Country Gentleman

The Illumination Show

Neon Works by Lauren Booth

Judith Kruger

An Alchemic View

Dürer and Rembrandt

The Veneration of the Christ

What Crisis?

Signature Moments

A Very Anxious Feeling

Artwork from the Collection of Melva Bucksbaum and Raymond Learsy

Machines Bearing the Weight of Delicacy

Community Gallery @ The MATT: Wider, Higher, Stronger

A Complete Education at Chase

Spirit of Place

Don Gummer, Drawings and Wall Reliefs, 1975-2015

Chance, Control & Collaboration

Unsettled Identities

The Coast & The Sea

Marine and Maritime Art in America

The Serious and the Smirk

Portraits from the Museum Collection

Fred Otnes

The Mad Conceit of Chance

Community Gallery @ The MATT: After-School Art Club

Works by Waterbury Elementary School Students

Community Gallery @ The MATT: BRASS: Defying Stereotypes

The Art of Age

In Search of Charles Island

Quotations: The Art of George Deem

The Gate to Hell

Photographs by Avery Danziger

Community Gallery @ The MATT: Congressional Art Competition

Favorites From The Museum Collection

Noah and His Ark

Palace Theater

A Staged Reflection, 1922 – 2014


bleacher + everard photography

Steven Rockefeller

A Park Bench View

Nathaniel Donnett

Alone in My Four Cornered Room

Jasper Johns & John Lund

Masters in the Print Studio

The Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show at Pomperaug Woods

Fancy This: The Gilded Age of Fashion

Balance Beam

Ryan Frank

Hugo Bastidas

Lauren Seiden

Steel Garden

Babette Bloch

Sandra Bender Fromson

Haven and Inspiration

The Kent Art Colony

The Way We Worked

Undefeated! The 1959 Croft High School Football Champions

Stories and Journeys: The Art of Faith Ringgold and Aminah Robinson

Sphere of Influence

Ira Barkoff & the Washington Art Association


Bevel and Rub

Learn This! Why American Kids Went to School

Visual Poetry: Stephanie Brody-Lederman

Feeling of Humanity

Contemporary Western Art from the Collection of Ken Ratner

Alex Katz

Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art

Albert Bierstadt in New York & New England

Toys Made in Connecticut

Dancing in the Moonlight

Nocturnes by Charles Yoder


Sculpture by Richard Griggs

Stitches in Time and Space

Gail Rothschild and Daina Taimina

Norman Sunshine: The Conversation Pieces

Water Music

Art of Barbara Putnam and Gar Waterman

I’ll Be Your Mirror

Photographs by Kate O’Donovan Cook

Nobu Fukui


The Origins of Preppy

John Meyer of Norwich

Alter Ego

Bruce Sargeant|Mark Beard

Strange Beauty

The Photography of Carolyn Marks Blackwood

Roofbots: The Lost Robot Colony

Installation by Tom Torrey

A History of Waterbury in 50 Objects

Holy Land: Photographs by Joy Bush

American Master Prints from the Collection of Dr. Dorrance Kelly

Whittemore Gallery


Paintings by Eric Forstmann

Purpose and Potential

The Art of Joy Brown

100 Years of Freemasonry in Waterbury

Innovations for a World Market: Manufacturing in the Naugatuck Valley

Art for Everyone: The Federal Art Project in Connecticut

Moving Music Forward

The Waterbury Symphony Orchestra 1938-2013

100 Years of Presenting Art

A Celebration of the Museum's First Exhibition

National Pastel Society

In the Shadows of Saint Anne: The Life of a Changing Community

Brian Walters: Urban Totems

S.O.S. (Save Our Stuff)

Mara Sfara: Mythology and Magic

Reflections and Undercurrents: Ernest Roth and Printmaking in Venice, 1900-1940

The Spirit of Music: The Waterbury Chorale Celebrates 45 Years

Many Visions/One Community

Shared Sensibilities: The Art of Sol Lewitt and His Friends

Toys: Treasures From Long Ago

18th Annual National Exhibition of Connecticut Pastel Society

Rooms With A View

200 Years of American Design

Waterbury in the Civil War

Letters from the Front

Quiet Spirit, Skillful Hand: The Graphic Work of Clare Leighton

Organized by the Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, North Carolina

Suburban Dreams

Middlebury in the Twentieth Century

Where Lies Beauty

The Josephine McMillen and Lois Livingston McMillen Exhibition

Renaissance in Pastel

The 17th Annual National Exhibition of the Pastel Society

The Lost Villages of Fluteville and Campville

Banding Together

The Story of the Naugatuck Valley Project

F. Luis Mora and The Expression of Beauty

Renaissance in Pastel

The 16th Annual National Exhibition of the Pastel Society

St. Mary’s Hospital

One Hundred Years of Caring

Speak to Me


The Art of Tim Prentice and Danielle Mailer

Travelers’ Tales: Artists at Home and Abroad

Lest We Forget

Images of the Civil Rights Movement

The Brave and Valiant: The History of the Waterbury Fire Department

150 Years of Sound Minds and Sound Bodies

Merging Cultures: Latin American and Caribbean Art & Life in Connecticut

Daughter, Mother, Grandmother: Picturing the Generations

An American Icon: Little Miss Sunbeam

Cover Stories: Quilts & Bed Coverings from Regional Collections

Bombshells, Bond Rallies & Blackouts: Waterbury in World War II

Other Worlds: Fact and Fiction

I Walk Without Echo: An Exhibit of the Kay Sage Collection

From Colonial Village to Country Retreat: Middlebury, Connecticut