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144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States
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May 2022

Museum Minis

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Each week we invite our youngest explorers and their caregivers to meet up in the Museum galleries for some art and history fun while practicing developmental, social, and mobility skills. A museum educator will facilitate 30 minutes of playtime in the galleries with an opportunity to mingle with other parents and caregivers, followed by a 15-minute themed story, and a small art activity in the classroom that can be taken home. $8 Member Child | $12 General Child Accompanying adult…

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Expression Through Object Movement

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Puppets aren't just for some wacky fun! Join Elise Vanase, who holds a BFA in the world-renowned Puppet Arts program from the University of Connecticut, in exploring beneficial self-expression through the art of performing with puppets. Bringing an object to life outside oneself can often be a focusing and therapeutic experience. In this low-pressure environment, learn the basics of object performance, and go through a series of stimulating exercises with a puppet relating to breath, movement, and wordless expression. $8…

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Welcome to the MATT Guided Tours

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

The MATT is welcoming visitors to enjoy the Museum's collection and special changing exhibitions with our drop-in docent tour. These guided tours will be free with admission for all museum visitors. For private group tours please contact angel@mattmuseum.org for more information.  Register By Purchasing Admission Today! April 2 & 30 - Mattatuck History Collection April 9 - Mattatuck Art Collection April 16 - The Village Project April 23 & May 14 - Two for the Road May 7 - Presidential Signatures…

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June 2022

TAI CHI with Joe Atkins

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Improve your energy and stamina as you move to the music with certified Tai Chi instructor Joe Atkins. Joe will teach gentle movements that improve balance, flexibility, and mobility and reduce stiffness and soreness. Wear comfortable clothes. All levels welcome!   Price: $8 Members | $12 General  Support provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation.  Register for this single class Choose multiple classes or register for our 3 month package

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ART AFTER DARK: TRLP LIVE ROOFTOP CONCERT

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Listen to the sweet sounds of The Rahsaan Langley Project while watching the sunset on our rooftop. Tickets are $55 for dinner and the performance, $25 for the performance alone. Register for Art After Dark Art After Dark is a social entertainment series hosted by The Art of Yum at the Mattatuck Museum on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month. Enjoy an evening with friends featuring a variety of live performances from regional artists while experiencing specially curated…

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Museum Minis

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Each week we invite our youngest explorers and their caregivers to meet up in the Museum galleries for some art and history fun while practicing developmental, social, and mobility skills. A museum educator will facilitate 30 minutes of playtime in the galleries with an opportunity to mingle with other parents and caregivers, followed by a 15-minute themed story, and a small art activity in the classroom that can be taken home. $8 Member Child | $12 General Child Accompanying adult…

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Art + Yoga = Relaxation

June 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

We as a society often turn to art to alleviate stress. People enjoy practicing physical exercise such as yoga to relax, but how many times have you been having a bad day, and picked up a book, paintbrush, or remote control to uplift your mood? Come to this yoga class on Saturday mornings that combines physical exercise and art to shake off the week! With Lisa Davis, a certified yoga teacher, practice poses that help your body to release tension,…

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Welcome to the MATT Guided Tours

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

The MATT is welcoming visitors to enjoy the Museum's collection and special changing exhibitions with our drop-in docent tour. These guided tours will be free with admission for all museum visitors. For private group tours please contact angel@mattmuseum.org for more information.  Register By Purchasing Admission Today! April 2 & 30 - Mattatuck History Collection April 9 - Mattatuck Art Collection April 16 - The Village Project April 23 & May 14 - Two for the Road May 7 - Presidential Signatures…

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Adult Art Workshop: Floral Arranging and Painting Part 1

June 4 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Saturdays, June 4 & 18, 3:00–5:00pm $60 for Both Sessions | $35 for One Session If you are drawn to the beauty of flowers, don’t miss out on this unique two-part workshop! In the first session, a florist will instruct participants on the intricate art of floral arranging. Participants will get the chance to assemble their own floral arrangement after watching a demonstration by floral arranging artist Trish Manfredi! Pictures of the finished arrangements will be taken at the end.…

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EXHIBITION CELEBRATION: The Garden, Shipwrecks, Mystery & Benevolence, and Beyond Fraternity

June 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join us to celebrate the Museum's summer exhibitions. Mattatuck Museum Director, Bob Burns, will open with remarks at 1pm. Jason T. Busch, Director and CEO of American Folk Art Museum will be joining us for the opening of Mystery & Benevolence and will share remarks about Mystery & Benevolence. Families are invited to participate in the Exploration Activities in the Studio. During the celebration, Manager of Public Programs, Elise Vanase, will be on hand to preview the exciting lineup of…

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Home Away From Homeschool: Art Workshop

June 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, 1:00–2:30pm $15/Class ($10 for the third+ child per family) $50/Series ($45 for the third+ child per family) Join us each week as we study different artists and art styles. After learning about an artist and viewing their art, children ages 5-18 are invited to create their own personal works using the techniques of that artist. June 7: Drawing Texture and Patterns Through Mini Monster Art June 14: Exploring Optical Illusion Art June 21: Painting…

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Memories @ The MATT

June 9 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 11:30 am on Thursday, repeating until June 23, 2022

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

Every Other Thursday, 11:30am–12:30pm April 14 & 28, May 12 & 26, June 9 & 23 Virtual Only Free Join us and the Alzheimer’s Association, Connecticut Chapter as we virtually explore our Museum Collection while offering the opportunity to connect with others who are also living in the beginning stage of Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Medical researchers have found that people with early-to-mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease are positively impacted by the therapeutic effects of viewing historical artifacts and discussing art. This…

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Murder Mystery Volume 8

June 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

It's a balmy June evening in downtown Waterbury. A group of artists gathers at the Mattatuck Museum. Each has secrets and motives but one of them is... a murderer! Join a crowd of fellow sleuths for Murder Mystery @The MATT: VOlume 8. One of our most popular MATT by Night programs, Murder Myster is finally back as an in-person event. Piece together the clues. Interrogate the suspects. Follow the trail. Can you crack the case? $20 Member / $25 Non-Member …

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Museum Minis

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

Each week we invite our youngest explorers and their caregivers to meet up in the Museum galleries for some art and history fun while practicing developmental, social, and mobility skills. A museum educator will facilitate 30 minutes of playtime in the galleries with an opportunity to mingle with other parents and caregivers, followed by a 15-minute themed story, and a small art activity in the classroom that can be taken home. $8 Member Child | $12 General Child Accompanying adult…

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Story Time @ The MATT: Papa, Daddy, and Riley

June 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Saturday, June 11, 11:00–11:15am Included with admission Celebrate Pride Month by learning about Riley’s two dads and exploring what makes a family a family! When Riley’s classmate asks her which dad is her “real one,” Riley is confused. She doesn’t want to have to pick one or the other. Families are made of love in this heartwarming story that shows there are lots of ways to be part of one. Register for this story time Choose multiple story times or…

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Kids Art Workshop (5+): Masquerade Mask-Making

June 11 @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Saturday, June 11, 11:15am–1:00pm $10 per Member Child | $15 per Child This one is for the kids with a penchant for drama and mystery. Have them create their very own Venetian-style mask so that they can live out the masquerade ball fantasy of their dreams. As a bonus, kids will learn about the different types of masks and personalities associated with them. Register for this Kids Workshop Choose multiple Kids Art Workshops or register for our package Support provided…

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Welcome to the MATT Guided Tours

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

The MATT is welcoming visitors to enjoy the Museum's collection and special changing exhibitions with our drop-in docent tour. These guided tours will be free with admission for all museum visitors. For private group tours please contact angel@mattmuseum.org for more information.  Register By Purchasing Admission Today! April 2 & 30 - Mattatuck History Collection April 9 - Mattatuck Art Collection April 16 - The Village Project April 23 & May 14 - Two for the Road May 7 - Presidential Signatures…

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The Accordion Lives On: Celebrating Waterbury’s Musical History

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Sunday, June 12, 2:00–4:00pm $10 Members | $15 General $5 Kids (12 & under) Back by popular demand! This concert features the Connecticut Accordion Association Orchestra under the direction of Peter Peluso. The Accordion was a mainstay in the music scene from the 1950s through the early 1980s, and Waterbury was home to some of the finest teachers in the industry. More than 20 accordionists will perform a variety of pieces from classical to jazz and light rock to show…

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Home Away From Homeschool: Art Workshop

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, 1:00–2:30pm $15/Class ($10 for the third+ child per family) $50/Series ($45 for the third+ child per family) Join us each week as we study different artists and art styles. After learning about an artist and viewing their art, children ages 5-18 are invited to create their own personal works using the techniques of that artist. June 7: Drawing Texture and Patterns Through Mini Monster Art June 14: Exploring Optical Illusion Art June 21: Painting…

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Van Trip and Meet-Up: Florence Griswold Museum

June 15 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Wednesday, June 15, 9:30am–4:00pm Rain Date: Wednesday, June 22 Van Option: Participants depart from Mattatuck parking lot at 9:30am and return around 4:00pm. $90 Members | $100 General Meet-Up Option: Participants arrive at the Florence Griswold Museum at 10:45am. $50 Members | $55 General Travel to the Florence Griswold Museum located in Old Lyme, CT for an unforgettable summer day! Begin with a guided tour of the gardens, historic house, and special exhibition by artist Dana Sherwood featuring films, sculpture…

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TAI CHI with Joe Atkins

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Improve your energy and stamina as you move to the music with certified Tai Chi instructor Joe Atkins. Joe will teach gentle movements that improve balance, flexibility, and mobility and reduce stiffness and soreness. Wear comfortable clothes. All levels welcome!   Price: $8 Members | $12 General  Support provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation.  Register for this single class Choose multiple classes or register for our 3 month package

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Seniors Only Hour @ the MATT

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 28, 2022

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

Seniors Only Hour @ the MATT The MATT has reserved special tours for seniors and immunocompromised visitors to enjoy the Museum's collection and special changing exhibitions in a safe and comfortable environment. This special 3rd Wednesday tour of each month will be open to all seniors. For private senior group tours please contact angel@mattmuseum.org for more information. Pre-registration is highly recommended. Museum Member: $5 Adult Admission + $5: $20 Senior Admission + $5: $17 BRASS Member: $12 Support for this program…

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Museum Minis

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Each week we invite our youngest explorers and their caregivers to meet up in the Museum galleries for some art and history fun while practicing developmental, social, and mobility skills. A museum educator will facilitate 30 minutes of playtime in the galleries with an opportunity to mingle with other parents and caregivers, followed by a 15-minute themed story, and a small art activity in the classroom that can be taken home. $8 Member Child | $12 General Child Accompanying adult…

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Expression Through Object Movement

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Puppets aren't just for some wacky fun! Join Elise Vanase, who holds a BFA in the world-renowned Puppet Arts program from the University of Connecticut, in exploring beneficial self-expression through the art of performing with puppets. Bringing an object to life outside oneself can often be a focusing and therapeutic experience. In this low-pressure environment, learn the basics of object performance, and go through a series of stimulating exercises with a puppet relating to breath, movement, and wordless expression. $8…

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Adult Art Workshop: Floral Arranging and Painting

June 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Saturdays, June 4 & 18, 3:00–5:00pm $60 for Both Sessions | $35 for One Session If you are drawn to the beauty of flowers, don’t miss out on this unique two-part workshop! In the first session, a florist will instruct participants on the intricate art of floral arranging. Participants will choose their own flower combinations from a variety of fresh stems and take them home! Pictures of the finished arrangements will be taken at the end. In the second workshop,…

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Green Thumb, Brown Hand Film Screening and Panel

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Sunday, June 19, 2:00–3:30pm $5 Members | $10 General Celebrate Juneteenth with a screening of Green Thumb, Brown Hand, a documentary film by local artist Mya Saree’ Gray, that explores the current food desert conditions in Waterbury. This documentary interviews farmers, urban studies and housing experts, wellness specialists, and local Waterbury residents, all of whom question the lack of attainable, freshly grown food in the City. This documentary challenges the community to reinvigorate the rich tradition of farming and encourage…

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Home Away From Homeschool: Art Workshop

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, 1:00–2:30pm $15/Class ($10 for the third+ child per family) $50/Series ($45 for the third+ child per family) Join us each week as we study different artists and art styles. After learning about an artist and viewing their art, children ages 5-18 are invited to create their own personal works using the techniques of that artist. June 7: Drawing Texture and Patterns Through Mini Monster Art June 14: Exploring Optical Illusion Art June 21: Painting…

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TAI CHI with Joe Atkins

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Improve your energy and stamina as you move to the music with certified Tai Chi instructor Joe Atkins. Joe will teach gentle movements that improve balance, flexibility, and mobility and reduce stiffness and soreness. Wear comfortable clothes. All levels welcome!   Price: $8 Members | $12 General  Support provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation.  Register for this single class Choose multiple classes or register for our 3 month package

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COCKTAILS AND CURATORS: Shipwrecks with Stefano Benazzo and Natalie DeQuarto

June 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Thursday, June 23, 5:30–7:00pm $30 Members | $35 General Sober Tickets: $10 Members | $15 General Assistant Curator Natalie DeQuarto will delve into the exhibition, Shipwrecks, which features photographs of elusive shipwrecks all over the world by Italian artist Stefano Benazzo. After your tour, learn about the stories and artistic process behind the photos from Stefano. Drink samples will be provided along with a take-home cocktail recipe sheet. Register for this event Register for multiple Cocktails and Curators events Support…

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Museum Minis

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Each week we invite our youngest explorers and their caregivers to meet up in the Museum galleries for some art and history fun while practicing developmental, social, and mobility skills. A museum educator will facilitate 30 minutes of playtime in the galleries with an opportunity to mingle with other parents and caregivers, followed by a 15-minute themed story, and a small art activity in the classroom that can be taken home. $8 Member Child | $12 General Child Accompanying adult…

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Welcome to the MATT Guided Tours

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

The MATT is welcoming visitors to enjoy the Museum's collection and special changing exhibitions with our drop-in docent tour. These guided tours will be free with admission for all museum visitors. For private group tours please contact angel@mattmuseum.org for more information.  Register By Purchasing Admission Today! April 2 & 30 - Mattatuck History Collection April 9 - Mattatuck Art Collection April 16 - The Village Project April 23 & May 14 - Two for the Road May 7 - Presidential Signatures…

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School’s Out! Summer Adventures: Museum Masters

June 27 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 1, 2022

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

$200 per week Members | $210 per week General Quick-Apply Scholarships Available School might be out for the day, but the fun is still IN at The MATT! Drop off your child for these fun-filled week-long 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…

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Home Away From Homeschool: Art Workshop

June 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, 1:00–2:30pm $15/Class ($10 for the third+ child per family) $50/Series ($45 for the third+ child per family) Join us each week as we study different artists and art styles. After learning about an artist and viewing their art, children ages 5-18 are invited to create their own personal works using the techniques of that artist. June 7: Drawing Texture and Patterns Through Mini Monster Art June 14: Exploring Optical Illusion Art June 21: Painting…

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TAI CHI with Joe Atkins

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Improve your energy and stamina as you move to the music with certified Tai Chi instructor Joe Atkins. Joe will teach gentle movements that improve balance, flexibility, and mobility and reduce stiffness and soreness. Wear comfortable clothes. All levels welcome!   Price: $8 Members | $12 General  Support provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation.  Register for this single class Choose multiple classes or register for our 3 month package

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July 2022

School’s OUT! Summer Adventures: Under the Sea

July 5 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 8, 2022

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

$160 per week Members | $170 per week General Quick-Apply Scholarships Available School might be out for the summer, but the fun is still IN at The MATT! Drop off your child for these fun-filled week-long 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…

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Schools OUT! Summer Adventures: Nature’s Wonders

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 15, 2022

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

$200 per week Members | $210 per week General Quick-Apply Scholarships Available School might be out for the summer, but the fun is still IN at The MATT! Drop off your child for these fun-filled week-long 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…

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School’s OUT! Summer Adventures: Magical Mysteries

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until July 22, 2022

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

$200 per week Members | $210 per week General Quick-Apply Scholarships Available School might be out for the summer, but the fun is still IN at The MATT! Drop off your child for these fun-filled week-long 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…

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August 2022

Home Away From Homeschool: Art Workshop

August 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 23, 2022

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

Tuesdays, August 2, 9, 16, 23, 1:00–2:30pm $15/Class ($10 for the third+ child per family) $50/Series ($45 for the third+ child per family) Join us each week as we study different artists and art styles. August 2: Watercolor Mapmaking August 9: Hidden Clues in Art August 16: Collage Floral Picture Art August 23: Building Bridges Register for a single workshop Choose multiple workshops or register for our package Support provided by the American Savings Foundation

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