Calendar of Events

Mr. & Miss Puerto Rico Waterbury 2024 Competition

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Mr. & Miss Puerto Rico Waterbury 2024 Competition 12 PM - 4 PM Price: $20 General  Join us as The Greater Waterbury Puerto Rican Day Parade & Festival Pageant Committee crowns Mr. & Miss Puerto Rico Waterbury 2024 along with Mr. & Miss Teen, Miss Pre-Teen, Miss Chiquitita and Mr. Chiquitito. Proceeds benefit The Greater Waterbury Puerto...

Opening Celebration: Ted Williams

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Ted Williams: The Splendid Splinter in Waterbury Come celebrate our newest display in the History Gallery, featuring art and memorabilia of the Baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams.   Register Here  

FREE Admission – LGBTQIA+ Mayor for the Day

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Join us at Waterbury Town Hall on June 25 at 10 AM for the Pride flag-raising ceremony and to celebrate the LGBTQIA+ Mayor for the Day! Bob Burns, Executive Director of the Mattatuck Museum will be honored as LGBTQIA+ Mayor for the Day in Waterbury, CT. With 12 years of dedicated service in Waterbury, Bob...

Home away from Homeschool: PopArt!

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Get creative with innovative and inspiring art projects for homeschoolers. Each week we will focus on a different medium to create unique and colorful masterpieces. Using both traditional and alternative materials, students will enjoy being artistic and social! This month’s theme is Pop Art! June 4, 2024 June 11, 2024 June 18, 2024 June 25,...

15th Annual Brass Button Award and 1st Waterbury Clock Award Ceremony

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

BRASS BUTTON AWARD The Annual Brass Button Award recognizes the outstanding contributions of individuals in the greater Waterbury area who, like the Museum, are dedicated to the cultural and social enrichment of their community. Each year, the Museum’s Board and past awardees nominate a person, couple, or family who go above and beyond in their...

Salsa Nights

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Get ready to spice up your Friday nights with Salsa @ the MATT 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Join us on the only rooftop terrace in downtown Waterbury that overlooks the green for a night full of dance, music, and culinary delights, the fourth Friday of the month from May to September. Dance instructor, Edward...

$15

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School’s OUT Summer Adventures: Go Green!

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

July 1-5 (excluding July 4) 9:30 AM–3:30 PM Early Drop-off: 8–9:30AM | Late Pick-up: 3:30–5 PM Drop off your child daily for this day long experience. Children will be immersed in the Museum’s galleries while learning about history and developing their art skills with unique materials and techniques. Go Green Explore all the ways choices you...

Lunch and Learn: The Hartford Circus Fire

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Join us for a delightful afternoon of good food and engaging conversations about local art and history! Bring your own lunch to enjoy. First Wednesday of Every Month | 12–1 PM In 1944, one of the worst fire disasters in American history occurred in Hartford. The circus fire has lived in the memories of Nutmeggers...

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School’s OUT! Summer Adventures: Revolution!

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

July 8-12  9:30 AM–3:30 PM Early Drop-off: 8–9:30AM | Late Pick-up: 3:30–5 PM Drop off your child daily for this day long experience. Children will be immersed in the Museum’s galleries while learning about history and developing their art skills with unique materials and techniques. Revolution! Inspired by the exhibition Stitching the Revolution: Quilts as Agents...

Stuffed Animal Slumber Party

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Wear your pajamas, bring a stuffed pal and experience a fun-filled evening at The MATT! Take a short tour of our galleries and then create a portrait of your stuffed friend. COST $5.00 per Adult $10.00 per Child $5.00 per Children 5 and Under Register Here Support provided by American Savings Foundation

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FREE Admission – Access for All

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

  Free admission and programming on the Second Saturday of each month. Support provided by the Art Bridges Foundation

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School’s OUT! Summer Adventures: Museum Madness

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

July 15-19 9:30 AM–3:30 PM Early Drop-off: 8–9:30AM | Late Pick-up: 3:30–5 PM Drop off your child daily for this day long experience. Children will be immersed in the Museum’s galleries while learning about history and developing their art skills with unique materials and techniques. Museum Madness Join  us as we create our own museum,...

Insights into the Mattatuck Collection with Keffie Feldman

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Discover the Mattatuck Museum through the eyes of our staff as they share insights into their favorite pieces currently on display. This month's staff member is Keffie Feldman,  our Chief Curator. COST $10.00 per Adult $5.00 per Member Adult Register Here Sponsored by Christine & Eugene Shugrue

Cocktails & Conversations: Judy Chicago

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Enjoy two themed cocktails created by a talented bartender from Litchfield Distillery while enjoying an evening celebrating artist and feminist icon, Judy Chicago. Hear from art history experts about the impact Chicago has made on the art world, and see her piece, Big Blue Pink on display on loan to the Mattatuck Museum from Art...

Intermediate Art Class: Australian Aboriginal Art

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Intermediate Art Workshops (ages 9–15) * Join our intermediate-level course, where students will be guided by a teaching artist in monthly workshops. This month's Workshop is Australian Aboriginal Art or dot painting. Cost: $20 Register Here Support provided by Taft Red Rhino Fund & American Savings Foundation

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School’s OUT Summer Adventures: Fantastic Folk Art

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

July 22-26 9:30 AM–3:30 PM Early Drop-off: 8–9:30AM | Late Pick-up: 3:30–5 PM Drop off your child daily for this day long experience. Children will be immersed in the Museum’s galleries while learning about history and developing their art skills with unique materials and techniques. Fantastic Folk Art Experiment with different art mediums as you...

Essex Highlights Van Trip

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Experience Essex, CT by boat, train, and foot as we see the highlights of this historic town. Learn about the history of the town from the Essex Historical Society, take a train ride on the Essex Steam Train, visit the Connecticut River Museum with a river boat tour of the southern Connecticut River, and enjoy...

Salsa Nights

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Get ready to spice up your Friday nights with Salsa @ the MATT 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Join us on the only rooftop terrace in downtown Waterbury that overlooks the green for a night full of dance, music, and culinary delights, the fourth Friday of the month from May to September. Dance instructor, Edward...

$15

Family Fun Dayz: Harry Potter Day

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Celebrate an extension of Waterbury’s Harry Potter Day with a magical Saturday full of art activities, a magic show, and other fun events and activities, including a scavenger hunt and fortune telling! COST $10.00 per Adult $20.00 per Family Register Here Support provided by American Savings Foundation    

Harry Potter Night (After Hours- 21+)

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Harry Potter Night After Hours (21+) * Experience the wonder and enchantment of the wizarding world at The MATT's exclusive after-hours event, an adult-only Harry Potter Night! This magical evening promises to transport you to Hogwarts with an array of themed activities and delights. Sip on specially crafted boozy potions and indulge in bewitching treats....

Lunch & Learn: Lafayette 200

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Join us for a delightful afternoon of good food and engaging conversations about local art and history! Bring your own lunch to enjoy. First Wednesday of Every Month | 12–1 PM Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Marquis de Lafayette's grand tour of the United States and hear from Susan Joy Minker, key member of the...

Van Trip: CT Coastline- The Thimble Islands

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Join the Mattatuck Museum to visit the Thimble Islands and Stony Creek, Connecticut's own coastline treasures! Enjoy a narrated boat tour around the Long Island Sound, visit the Stony Creek Museum for a private tour, and enjoy lunch (included) with a view. Register Here Pre-registration is encouraged due to limited spots.

Ice Cream Face Storytime

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Storytime & Art Workshops (ages 3–11) * Each workshop includes a story and an art activity that ties into the exhibitions on view, the story of the month, artists in our collection, or the season! 11-11:15 AM Ice Cream Face by Heidi Woodward Sheffeld Register Here Pre-registration is required due to limited spots. Support provided by...

Kids Art Workshop: Ice Cream Sundae Crafts

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Storytime & Art Workshops (ages 3–11) * Each workshop includes a story and an art activity that ties into the exhibitions on view, the story of the month, artists in our collection, or the season! Storytime: 11-11:15 AM Ice Cream Face by Heidi Woodward Sheffeld Art Workshop: 11:15-12 PM Ice Cream Sundae Crafts Register Here Pre-registration...

Salsa Nights

Mattatuck Museum 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, United States

Get ready to spice up your Friday nights with Salsa @ the MATT 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM Join us on the only rooftop terrace in downtown Waterbury that overlooks the green for a night full of dance, music, and culinary delights, the fourth Friday of the month from May to September. Dance instructor, Edward...

$15