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144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States
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September 2018

Tai Chi

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 31, 2018

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

Move and groove to music with certified Tai Chi instructor Joe Atkins. Tai Chi classes will allow you to find new energy and stamina. Tai chi also helps improve balance,  flexibility and mobility, and reduces stiffness and soreness. Wear comfortable clothes. All levels welcome.

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3$

Story Time For Toddlers

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join us on an imagination adventure as we read the story of the month and complete a guided project to accompany the story. September - Beautiful Oops! by Barney Saltzberg. See how mistakes can turn into lovely surprises and create your own Oops project.

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October 2018
98$ - 118$

Day Art Trip

October 2 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Get on the bus with The MATT! Explore exciting cultural locations throughout New England. Let us do the planning while you come along and enjoy the art. A NEW YORK STATE OF MIND: THE MET AND CLOISTERS Spend the day exploring The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cloisters Museum and Gardens in New York. Join Director of Education, Heather Whitehouse and tour special exhibitions, including Heavenly Bodies which examines intersections between couture and the Catholic Church, papal robes from…

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8$ - 12$

Yoga in the Galleries

October 2 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2018

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

Find a calm mind and strengthened body with an all-levels flowing yoga class in the Early American Art Gallery. Instructors may vary. Bring your own mat.

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10$

The Evolution of Raymond Learsy as a collector

October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join us for discussion with Camille Roccanova, Collection Manager, Raymond Learsy Collection. Learsy, long-time collector and patron of the arts, focuses on contemporary art in forming his private collection and Roccanova drew from this group in curating the Body / Parts exhibition. In conjunction with Body / Parts: Works from the Collection of Raymond J. Learsy. Free for Members and College Students

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Bank Of America Museums on Us Weekend

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 7, 2018 at 12:00pm

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

Present your Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card and a picture ID @ The MATT on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admission during Bank of America Museums on Us Weekends. To learn more, including upcoming dates, visit the Museums on Us website. Free general admission is limited to the cardholder. Excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows and fundraising events. Not to be combined with other offers.

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Exhibitions Opening Reception

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

The Art Of Experience Pomperaug Woods View the works of talented Connecticut senior citizens, all over the age of 70, selected as the best in each medium at the 11th Annual Connecticut Senior Juried Exhibition. The exhibition, on view in our main lobby, will feature paintings, sculptures, drawings and photography. On view from October 7-November 11, 2018.

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15$ - 50$

Vacation Days: Art Immersion

October 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on November 12, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on November 23, 2018 at 9:00am

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

School is out, which means it's time for adventures in art and history with vacation programs @ The MATT! Full day vacation programs take place on single holidays throughout the school year allowing students to create, learn and explore in a setting unlike anywhere else in the Waterbury region. Registration forms found here. Please bring your own lunch. Snacks provided. COLUMBUS DAY Investigate the theme of exploration on this vacation day @ The MATT! From internal exploration through meditation with…

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Community Free Day

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Dig into art and history and explore the Museum all day at no charge including changing exhibitions and selections from the permanent collection. Enjoy family-friendly activities at the Museum's brand new MATT MOBILE - our rolling art cart. During October the MATT will be having a mixed media printmaking activity in collaboration with Saved from Silence: William Kent. The art activity will be from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

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10$ - 15$

Natalie Van Vleck: From Artist to Agrarian

October 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Hear a presentation on artist Natalie Van Vleck's farming and her nature-inspired art by Flanders Nature Center staff and their Curator, Marc Chabot. Then, walk to Flanders North Barn to interact with barnyard animals and visit the Buzz Russell antique farm tool museum. End your visit by celebrating Natalie's October 19th birthday with cake and refreshments. Pre-registration required by 10/17. Flanders members $10. Off site: Flanders Nature Center, 596 Flanders Rd, Woodbury In conjunction with Natalie Van Vleck: True to…

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15$ - 20$

Matt by Night Halloween Spooktacular

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Get in the Halloween spirit! Join us for a creepy cemetery scavenger hunt followed by spooky storytelling at Riverside Cemetery in Waterbury. Come in costume and enjoy warm drinks and autumn snacks as we recount the tales of Waterbury's past. Parking located inside the Cemetery. 49 Riverside St, Waterbury, CT Meet at the Chapel near the entrance.

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3$

Story Time For Toddlers

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on October 31, 2018 at 10:00am

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

(Ages 3-5, Pre-k through Kindergarten) This literacy-based, staff-led program provides the perfect opportunity for preschoolers to take an imagination adventure with the story of the month in the Museum's galleries. Get a kid friendly tour of special exhibitions followed by a simple guided art project. Caregivers must remain with their child. For October join the Museum in reading Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson. A witch and her cat are flying through the sky when the wind blows her…

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November 2018
10$

Let’s Talk Portrait of an Artist: William Kent

November 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Presented by Mathew Spellberg, Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows. William Kent was a sculptor and print maker who created an entire universe for himself. Abandoning the New York art-world in the 1960s, he retreated to a barn in rural Connecticut, where he lived and worked in isolation for forty years. He collected abandoned and useless objects from flea-markets - plastic keychains, novelty clocks, shoe0horns, greeting cards, discarded toys - and used them as models for huge, sensuous works of…

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5$

Stroller Tour

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Looking to connect with other new moms, dads, grandparents, and caregivers? Come to the Museum for a before-hours tour and playdate. Engage with your baby, other caregivers, and a Museum Educator on a tour of colorful works of art. Hands-on activities for baby, and light refreshments & conversation for caregivers. Private breastfeeding area available. One stroller and up to two adults. (Children up to 24 months)

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Bank Of America Museums on Us Weekend

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on November 4, 2018 at 12:00pm

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

Present your Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card and a picture ID @ The MATT on the first full weekend of every month for one free general admission during Bank of America Museums on Us Weekends. To learn more, including upcoming dates, visit the Museums on Us website. Free general admission is limited to the cardholder. Excludes special exhibitions, ticketed shows and fundraising events. Not to be combined with other offers.

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7$ - 10$

Music Family Day with The Hartford Symphony Orchestra

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Hartford Symphony Orchestra (HSO) musicians present an immersive experience for families. Kids will have a blast playing the instrument Discovery Lab, trying out dozens of instruments from the violin and the flute to the trombone and glockenspiel. The performance following will give children an opportunity to see some of the instruments they've just explored being played by pros from the HSO. HSO Family Series is sponsored in part by the Highland Park Families Foundation. Free for Members & Children (16…

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25$ - 110$

Drawing The Body in The Galleries With Male Model Gil Salk

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Visitors are invited to set-up their drawing boards in the galleries for the rare opportunity to draw from a live nude model. Participants should bring their own supplies. Permissible art materials are limited to graphite, colored pencils, erasers, sketch pads, and drawing boards. No easels allowed. Stools will be provided. In conjunction with Body / Parts: Works from the Collection of Raymond J. Learsy. Pre-register by 10/31

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75$ - 110$

Printmaking with Roxanne Faber Savage

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Back by popular demand! Using the work of William Kent as inspiration, learn to combine objects and images into a printed work in this workshop intensive. Roxanne will demonstrate how to create a powerful image using mono printing, transfers, and paints on a wall paper surface. Class size is limited. Pre-register by 10/31. Instructor: Roxanne Faber Savage is an award winning multidisciplinary artist with printmaking as her primary medium. Roxanne has just returned from a six-week intensive workshop MFA Art…

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45$ - 55$

Day Art Trip

November 8 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

SPRINGFIELD MUSEUMS Director of Education, Heather Whitehouse leads a guided exploration of the D’Amour Museum of Fine Arts. View a masterwork oil painting, New England Editor (1946), and other works on paper by Regional artist Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975) in an exhibit that explores the social history of his era. After lunch, tour The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum (timed ticket @ 1 p.m.), or explore the other three Museums on your own. Springfield Museums offer access to five…

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Community Free Day

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Dig into art and history and explore the Museum all day at no charge including changing exhibitions and selections from the permanent collection. Enjoy family-friendly activities at the Museum's MATT MOBILE - our rolling art cart. Mixed media printmaking activity in collaboration with Saved from Silence: William Kent. Create striking imagery on a hand-made background.

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Circle Level Event: The Brandt Foundation

November 17 @ 2:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join Mattatuck Curator, Cynthia Roznoy on the opening weekend of the Brandt Foundation's newest special exhibition. Enjoy an exclusive private tour of the exhibition by Foundation staff. Additional details about the event will be included in your invitation. Off Site: 941 North Street, Greenwich

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150$ - 175$

Making Faces: One-Day Portrait Workshop with Artist Don Florence

November 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

The hardest thing about making a work of art is getting started. Donald Florence will share some of his methods and discuss diversity in contemporary portraiture, briefly touching upon the techniques of famous artists. The workshop will be taught on paper with minimal marking tools, and is designed for you to go back to your studio and complete it using your preferred media. Limited space available. Bring your own lunch. Snacks will be provided. Materials needed: Pencils and drawing pads,…

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