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Mattatuck Museum

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144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States
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April 2020

Free

Introduction to Mindfulness – Free Event

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, repeating until April 26, 2020

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Participate in a digital Introduction to Mindfulness session with Ranji Latchmansingh. This will be a 30-45 minute session that will introduce basic principles of mindfulness and help us all find some peace and calm thoughts in the midst of the anxiety in the world around us right now. In order to participate, we recommend that you download the Zoom app on a laptop or tablet before Sunday, and get into the Zoom room a few minutes early to address any…

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SPRING BREAK: Art Scouts

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until April 17, 2020

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Looking for an action-packed, hands-on week of fun art-making for your children during spring break? Come join the Mattatuck Museum for Spring Break Art Scouts, a week-long art program designed for children ages 5 – 11. Young artists will explore modern art, engage in group activities, and work with guest teaching artists to develop the foundations to create for a lifetime.   ART SCOUTS: COLORFUL ABSTRACTIONS (ages 5-11) April 13-17, 2020 Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Full-Week: $75 | Per Day: $20…

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*Postponed* Memories @ The MATT

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until April 16, 2020

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Due to concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, the Mattatuck Museum is postponing in-person events and lectures through mid-April. We value and prioritize the health and safety of our communities and will continue to monitor the situation and follow recommendations from the Governor, the CDC, and other emergency management officials and experts and will reschedule when prudent.   Gallery Tour & Lunch 3rd Thursdays, 10:00am–1:00pm (Jan. 16, Feb. 20, March 19 & April 16) FREE Engaging gallery tour and art…

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$5 – $10

Challenging the Stereotype: A lecture on Contemporary Native American Art

April 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Curatorial Assistant Chelsea Garth will present an illustrated lecture that explores the representation and empowerment of Indigenous people through Native-made art, the Native American activist movements of the late 1960s and 1970s, and the inclusion of Native women into both art and history. Pre-registration required. In conjunction with the exhibition of Grandmother Gestating Father and the Washita River Runs Ribbon-Like (1975) by T.C. Cannon (Kiowa/Caddo

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Murder Mystery, Volume 6 #QuarantineLife Edition

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

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!? Tickets: $10 Members | $15 Non-Members * Access to the Murder Mystery…

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May 2020

History Bites: Challenging the Stereotype: Contemporary Native American Art

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Challenging the Stereotype An Illustrated Lecture by Curatorial Assistant, Chelsea Garth Free In conjunction with the exhibition of Grandmother Gestating Father and the Washita River Runs Ribbon-Like (1975) by T.C. Cannon (Kiowa/Caddo), explore the representation and empowerment of Indigenous people through Native-made art, the Native American activist movements of the late 1960s and 1970s, and the inclusion of Native women in both art and history.

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$5 – $10

Educate Your Daughters: Women’s Suffrage Activism in Waterbury

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

  Illustrated Lecture by Curator, Dr. Cynthia Roznoy Recover a part of local history which was little celebrated or identified. Hear stories about Waterbury’s leaders of the women’s suffrage movement as well as educational and social organizations that were active in moving women towards equality. This lecture presents research for Dr. Roznoy’s article, Educate Your Daughters, published in the Summer issue of Connecticut Explored magazine.   Supported in part by CT Humanities.

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$35 – $50

Dinner & Discovery – Annual Julia Q. Keggi Lecture

May 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

The Life of American Abstract Artists George L.K. Morris & Suzy Frelinghuysen Join Kinney Frelinghuysen, Director of the Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio, for an in-depth conversation about Munition Factory, on loan from Art Bridges and part of Morris’ WWII series. Learn about the lives of American Abstract Artists George L.K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen and have an in-depth conversation Pre-registration required. Held in conjunction with the July 8 day art trip to the Frelinghauysen Morris House.

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June 2020

$20 – $25

History Trip – Washington, CT

June 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Institute For American Indian Studies Museum Travel to Washington, CT for a docent-led highlights tour at the Institute for American Indian Studies Museum. Afterward, grab lunch at the G.W. Tavern for lively conversation about your experience. Limited seating for 11 people. Pre-registration required. Participants will meet in the Gaffney Place parking lot at 9:15am. Cost includes transportation and admission. Lunch not included. Return to the Mattatuck by 3pm. Support provided by Art Bridges.

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Career Day in the Arts for High School Students

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Explore the visual arts and pursue your artistic future. Tour the Mattatuck’s collection and share in a group critique of your portfolio. Depart for the New Britain Museum of American Art for a lunch discussion with staff about evaluating emerging artists’ portfolios for gallery exhibitions. Meet with CCSU Art Professor, Bernadine Franco to talk about what colleges look for and portfolio building. Finish the day with a guided tour before heading back to The MATT. Lunch not included. $55 per…

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July 2020

$100 – $125

Day Art Trip – Berkshire Hills

July 8 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Frelinghuysen Morris House & Studio/ Edith Wharton's The Mount          Begin your day with a visit to the home of “Park Avenue Cubists” George L.K. Morris and Suzy Frelinghuysen. Set on a 46-acre estate, visitors can walk through the house with all of its original furnishings and view works by Morris and Frelinghuysen as well as works by their colleagues and contemporaries including Arp, Picasso, Braque, Leger, and Gris. In the afternoon, experience the beauty of Edith…

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