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144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States
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April 2021

Can Art Make You Dance? : Art and Your Brain 

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Part 3 of  The Artistic Vision Series |Part 1 | Part 2 If music can make us dance can art do the same? There is actually significant evidence that shows how art not only causes our brain to experience a sensory response but a motor response as well. For the final talk of the Artistic Vision Series, Vincent de Luise will dive into the brain science of viewing art.   Price: $10 Members | $15 General  Register for this event Vincent de Luise MD is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Yale University School of Medicine, distinguished visiting scholar at Stony Brook University School of Medicine,…

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TAI CHI 

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2021

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

Registration will close the Tuesday before each session.  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 event

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Yoga-Intermediate Vinyasa 

April 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 26, 2021

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

Registration will close the Wednesday before each session.  Join Michele Morcey as she teaches strength-building poses, balances, and flows that link breath with movement. Students will explore pranayama (breath work), meditation, and final relaxation. While this practice is more vigorous than a gentle yoga class, it is accessible to most levels, as it is led with the idea that all practices serve us differently. Bring your own mat.  $8 Members | $12 General Support provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation.  Register for this event  …

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Mindfulness Through Art

April 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until June 4, 2021

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

Registration will close the Thursday before each session.  Leave behind today’s concerns and distractions with Mindfulness teacher, Ranji Latchmansingh, as he leads you through a guided mindfulness session utilizing art. Interact with art in a different way as you learn to slow down and focus.  Free Members | $5 General  Support provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation. Register for this event   Ranji Latchmansingh has been a certified Hatha Yoga instructor since 2010 and has been practicing and teaching Hatha Yoga and…

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The Art of Transition: Poetry and Painting Art Workshop 

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join artist Shanna Melton as she explores the theme of transition through poetry and painting. Transition could mean a new career, hobby, gaining a new family member or pet, or the loss of a loved one.  Melton will lead participants through poetry exercises that will explore their own personal life transitions. Participants will then utilize their poetry to create a personalized art piece.  Price: $25 Members | $30 General Register for this event Shanna T. Melton is an award-winning poet, painter, and art consultant from Bridgeport, CT who has been performing, exhibiting, and creating…

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Mindfulness with Ranji

April 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until April 30, 2021

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

Learn to create more peaceful and calming thoughts with the help of Mindfulness teacher Ranji Latchmansingh. During these sessions, Ranji will teach the foundations of Mindfulness which will help you manage life’s stresses. Different sessions will also incorporate mindfulness looking at art.      Support provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation.   Registration will close the Friday before each session.  Price: $5 General | FREE for Members  Register for this event Ranji Latchmansingh has been a certified Hatha Yoga instructor since 2010 and has been practicing and teaching…

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MATT BY NIGHT: Murder Mystery Vol. 7 – Virtual

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Murder Mystery, Vol. 7 Thursday, April 22 - 7:00 to 9:00 PM Do you know what happens when the lights go off and staff leave for the night? You can find out by helping us solve another gruesome murder! Due to the success of last year, this event will be held COMPLETELY virtually! Once tickets are purchased, you will be sent a link to the secret Facebook group where you’ll be able to watch the opening scene, interrogate the suspects,…

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May 2021

Opening Preview & Celebration

May 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join us for a celebration of our exciting summer exhibitions on view @ The MATT. Teaching artists will be on-site to preview our summer workshops for both adults and kids, and filmmaker Mya Saree’ Gray will be screening an excerpt of her original documentary A Face Like Mine.   Remarks at 2:00PM will be streamed on Facebook Live Admission: Free for Members & Children (16 & under) | $5 General Pre-registration requested. Masks and social distancing are required. Register for this…

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Soro-Bindi with Iddi Saaka: African Dance Program for Families 

May 6 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Thursday, May 6, 5:30–6:30 pm   Registration will be open until Wednesday, May 5  Join dancer, storyteller, and drummer, Iddi Saaka for an exciting night of exploring Ghanaian culture. Participants of all ages will enjoy Soro-Bindi, an interactive performance that incorporates traditional Ghanaian dances, songs, and stories. Families will learn dances such as the Kpanlogo dance and the Bawa harvest and try their hand at Ghanaian percussion instruments.  Price: $5 Members | $10 General  Register for this event  Support provided by Art Bridges.    Iddi Saaka is a versatile and award-winning dancer, dance teacher, choreographer, and…

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Can we Talk? How to Further Gender Equality for Women of Color – Community Dialogue Discussion 

May 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

All are invited to this community discussion on how to further gender equality for women of color. Anne-Marie Knight, Director of the Black Business Alliance; Tatiana Mori, Director for the Greenwich Arts Council; Latisha Nielsen, Professor of Sociology at NVCC; and Kathy Taylor, Professor of Legal Studies at NVCC and Co-chair of the Center for Racial Dialogue and Communal Transformation, will help guide this discussion on the importance of gender equality by sharing their own experiences within their respective fields. This is an open conversation, so everyone is free to share their own experiences and ways they have faced gender inequality.   Registration will be open until Wednesday, May…

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Looking for A Face Like Mine: The Changing Image of African Americans in Comic Books & Cosplay Competition! 

May 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Put on your coolest cosplay outfit and join us for a conversation on the changing image of African Americans in comic books. Retired Naugatuck Valley Community College Professor and comic book enthusiast, William Foster will lead participants through a presentation and discussion on the negative stereotypes of African Americans portrayed in comics and how the representation of African Americans has changed over time.   Professor Foster's presentation will be followed by a cosplay competition. The first-place winner will receive a $50 gift card for Richie’s…

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June 2021

MATT By Night: Scavenger Hunt 

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - June 10 @ 8:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Clues Released: Friday, June 4  Complete the Hunt by: Thursday, June 10 6:00–8:00 pm Price: $25 per entry  Join us for our second MATT By Night: Scavenger Hunt! For $25 per entry, you will receive a set of Scavenger Hunt clues that you will solve between Friday, June 4 and Thursday, June 10. On June 10, join us @ The MATT as we score your answers and celebrate the beginning of summer! Prizes to be announced - stay tuned! 

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