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Waterbury, CT 06702 United States
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March 2022

Home Away From Homeschool: Art Workshops

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Tuesdays, March 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2022 $15/class ($10 for the third child and up) $50/package ($45 for the third child and up) Join us each week as we study different artists and art styles. The first two kids in a family are $15 for a single class or $50 for the package and the third child and up in a family is $10 for a single class or $45 for the package Week 1 - Drawing Still Life's…

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Home Away From Homeschool: Art Workshop

March 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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

March 23 @ 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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Midday Mindfulness: Appreciating Art Using a Mindfulness Practice

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until March 25, 2022

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

Join mindfulness meditation teacher Ranji Latchmansingh for this class on your lunch break. During Friday's Appreciating Art Using a Mindfulness Practice class Ranji offers guidance to participants on developing a Focused attention mindfulness practice. This practice will allow participants to look at art with a calm and focused, allowing them to see what is visually present and not what they would like it to be. Each session Ranji will lead participants in an experiential Focused Attention guided meditation, look at…

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Rescheduled: Expression Through Object Movement

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

This event has been rescheduled to April 2 from 11 AM - 12 PM. The link below will bring you to the correct page. 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…

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Adult Art Class: Introduction to Printmaking

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on March 26, 2022 at 3:00 pm

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

Saturdays, March 12th and 26th 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm $30/class $55/package Take inspiration from the exhibition Two for the Road with the return of the Mattatuck Museum’s popular printmaking series. Artists of all skill levels will learn the traditional techniques of block printing and intaglio/etching to make prints of their own from Quiana Stanley, who holds a BFA with a focus in Printmaking. Session one will primarily focus on linoleum block making, including composition and the strengths of the medium. Session two…

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Museum Minis

March 28 @ 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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Midday Mindfulness: Foundations of Mindfulness

March 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Monday, repeating until March 28, 2022

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

Join mindfulness meditation teacher Ranji Latchmansingh for this class on your lunch break. During Monday's Foundations of Mindfulness class Ranji offers guidance to participants on cultivating different mindfulness practices using clear, precise and accurate language. Mindfulness practices explored and embodied will include Focused Attention, Open Awareness, Loving Kindness Practice and Mindful Yoga. Participants will experience and develop a sense of awareness with these various practices and can use these as a foundation for continuing their own practice getting whatever benefits…

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TAI CHI with Joe Atkins

March 30 @ 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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I Ran Out of Reasons Artists Panel

March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Thursday, March 31st, 5:30–6:30 pm  Price: $5 Members | $10 General  $3 UCONN Waterbury Students Support provided by UCONN School of Fine Arts  Join first and second-year UCONN MFA Studio Art candidates for a panel discussion on I Ran Out of Reasons, an exhibition on view in the Monteiro Family Community Gallery from March 31st through April 29, 2022. Each student practices in a wide variety of disciplines, but all create work together in the shelter of the graduate program. Their…

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April 2022

Museum Minis

April 1 @ 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

April 2 @ 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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Expression Through Object Movement

April 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

This event was originally scheduled for March 26 but has been rescheduled to April 2 from 11 AM - 12 PM. Slots are still available to join! 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…

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Welcome to The MATT Guided Tours

April 2 @ 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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TAI CHI with Joe Atkins

April 6 @ 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: LIVE JAZZ

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join the Art of Yum at the Mattatuck Museum for an evening of artistically prepared cuisine!  Part of a continuing series on the first and third Thursday of each month,  Art After Dark pairs themed dinners with art and performance for a special evening at the Museum. Featuring The Rahsaan Langley Project Live with a 4-star soul food dinner and Bar. A perfect late-week dinner date! Register for LIVE JAZZ  

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Museum Minis

April 8 @ 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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Lithuanian Folk Art: Egg Decorating

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2022 at 3:00 pm

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

Join Valerie Rogers for a folk-art experience celebrating the Lithuanian egg decorating tradition known as marguciai. Participants will use a scratching/etching method to create beautifully intricate designs. All supplies are provided. No experience necessary. Limited space available, early registration strongly encouraged. Register Here  

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Welcome to the MATT Guided Tours

April 9 @ 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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Egg Festival

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Saturday, April 9, 2:00–4:30pm Included with museum admission Join us for a celebration of Spring at this “egg-stra” special event for families of all ages! Participate in several fun activities including egg decorating, an educational egg scavenger hunt in the galleries, creating a paper egg garland, and playing with pastel chalk on our rooftop terrace...all while enjoying springtime-themed cookies and juice! Register for this family event Support provided by American Savings Foundation.

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TAI CHI with Joe Atkins

April 13 @ 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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Memories @ The MATT

April 14 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Museum Minis

April 15 @ 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

April 16 @ 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!: Space Explorers

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

$35 per day Members | $40 per day 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 single-day 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 supplies…

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School’s Out!: Fantastical Fantasy

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

$35 per day Members | $40 per day 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 single-day 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 supplies…

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TAI CHI with Joe Atkins

April 20 @ 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

April 20 @ 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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ART AFTER DARK: INDIE DINNER

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join the Art of Yum at the Mattatuck Museum for an evening of artistically prepared cuisine!  Part of a continuing series on the first and third Thursday of each month,  Art After Dark pairs themed dinners with art and performance for a special evening at the Museum. Featuring local singer songwriter Randi Marie Black and a 4-star dinner. Register for Indie Dinner

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School’s Out!: Puppets on Parade!

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

$35 per day Members | $40 per day 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 single-day 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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Museum Minis

April 22 @ 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: The Story of Ferdinand

April 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Saturday, April 23, 11:00–11:15am Included with admission Join us to read the story that inspired the major motion picture Ferdinand! While all of the other bulls snort, leap, and butt their heads, Ferdinand is content to just sit and smell the flowers under his favorite cork tree. Be encouraged by this friendly bull to be authentic and true to yourself. Register for this story time Choose multiple story times or register for our package Support provided by the American Savings…

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Kids Art Workshop (5+): Fantasy Map-Making

April 23 @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Saturday, April 23, 11:15am–1:00pm $10 per Member Child | $15 per Child Got a kid who dreams of fantasy worlds beyond our own? How about a kid who is fascinated by the history, adventure, and science behind maps? Combine fantasy with science to learn map-making to create your own fantasy world. Kids will leave with their very own hand-drawn and water-colored maps to either proudly display or use for playtime adventures. Register for this Kids Workshop Choose multiple Kids Workshops…

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Welcome to the MATT Guided Tours

April 23 @ 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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Memories @ The MATT

April 28 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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One for the Road: My Experiences in Europe

April 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Thursday, April 28, 5:30–6:30pm $5 Members | $10 General | $5 Zoom Before joining us, our new Chief Curator, Keffie Feldman had a variety of exciting experiences all around Europe, from being a tour guide in Rome to an archaeologist at the tragic site of Pompeii. Get to know Keffie as she recounts her adventures, and learn how her past experiences now inform her career as a curator. If you’re lucky, maybe she’ll even tell you the story about how…

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Museum Minis

April 29 @ 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

April 30 @ 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

April 30 @ 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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May 2022

TAI CHI with Joe Atkins

May 4 @ 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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Museum Minis

May 6 @ 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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COCKTAILS AND CURATORS: Two For the Road with Eric Denker and Keffie Feldman

May 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Friday, May 6, 5:30–7:00pm $30 Members | $35 General Sober Tickets: $10 Members | $15 General Mattatuck Chief Curator, Keffie Feldman and Exhibition Guest Curator, Eric Denker will examine and tour the exhibition Two for the Road. Learn the story of two printmaking friends, Ernest Roth and André Smith, who traveled Europe together creating art. 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 provided…

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Art + Yoga = Relaxation

May 7 @ 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

May 7 @ 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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TAI CHI with Joe Atkins

May 11 @ 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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Memories @ The MATT

May 12 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Museum Minis

May 13 @ 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: Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:15 am
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Saturday, May 14, 11:00–11:15am Included with admission Discover the wonders that lie hidden in your backyard. Up in the garden, the world is full of green—leaves and sprouts, growing vegetables, ripening fruit. But down in the dirt there is a busy world of earthworms digging, snakes hunting, skunks burrowing, and all the other animals that make a garden their home. Register for this story time Choose multiple story times or register for our package Support provided by the American Savings…

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Kids Art Workshop (5+): Fairy House Making

May 14 @ 11:15 am - 1:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Saturday, May 14, 11:15am–1:00pm $10 per Member Child | $15 per Child Learn how to make a cottage cute enough for a fairy out of clay and recycled bottles! Get inspired by The Village Project, which has hundreds of clay houses on display. Register for this Kids Workshop Choose multiple Kids Workshops or register for our package Support provided by the American Savings Foundation

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Welcome to the MATT Guided Tours

May 14 @ 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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Nuovo Retro: New Beginnings with New World Trio

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Saturday, May 14, 2:00–4:00pm Included with admission Join New World Trio, a Hartford-based ensemble, as they perform “Nuovo Retro: New Beginnings,” a collection of compositions that reflect the traditional and historical legacies of New England and the African American experience. For more than three decades, the New World Trio has brought the excitement and intimacy of chamber music to live audiences throughout New England. “…New World has been (Hartford’s) one reliable source of chamber music since its founding…” says the Hartford Courant. Register for…

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TAI CHI with Joe Atkins

May 18 @ 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

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

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

May 20 @ 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

May 21 @ 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 Workshop: Map-Making 101

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Saturday, May 21, 1:00–5:00pm $50 General | $45 Members Map-making, also known as the science of cartography, is an old tradition that combines practicality with art. Learn about the fundamentals of map-making, and then create a detailed map of your choice, whether the location depicted is real or fantasy. Register for a single workshop class Choose multiple classes or register for our package Support provided by Drew International.

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TAI CHI with Joe Atkins

May 25 @ 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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Memories @ The MATT

May 26 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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HOMESCHOOLERS GUIDED TOUR

May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Homeschoolers are invited to participate in this 1-hour guided tour through the Museum’s collections and special exhibitions led by Mattatuck Museum Docent (and homeschool mom), Jennifer Sokol. Learn about the history of Waterbury from the indigenous peoples, through the rise and fall of the brass industry, and the evolution of the city through waves of immigration. Come and enjoy this chance to learn about art and history with other homeschoolers! Register for this event

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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 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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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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No Tai Chi Class 6/22

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

Instructor Joe Atkins will be on vacation from June 18-25.

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Memories @ The MATT

June 23 @ 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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Summer Fling: Denim & Diamonds

June 24 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join us for our newest Summer Fling celebration – Denim & Diamonds! Enjoy a wine toss, fun auction prizes, dancing on the rooftop terrace, and BBQ by The Art of Yum. The evening begins with an extended cocktail hour and, throughout the event, guests will have the opportunity to bid on great silent auction items—like throwing the first pitch at a New Britain Bees baseball game—and participate in other games and entertainment. RSVP by June 10 Early Bird Tickets: $100…

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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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School’s Out! Summer Adventures: Museum Masters

June 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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School’s Out! Summer Adventures: Museum Masters

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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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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Member Perks: New Britain Bees Baseball Game

June 29 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Let us take you out to the ball game! Join us for a home run experience as the New Britain Bees take on the Brockton Rox of Massachusetts. You get a behind-the-scenes view of batting practice, see the players warming up, and then watch the game! Game starts at 6:35pm. WANT TO THROW THE FIRST PITCH? Bid on the exciting opportunity to live out your baseball fantasy during our annual Summer Fling! event on June 24. 4:00pm Batting Practice |…

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School’s Out! Summer Adventures: Museum Masters

June 30 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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July 2022

School’s Out! Summer Adventures: Museum Masters

July 1 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Adult Art Class: Working in Watercolor

July 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, repeating until July 22, 2022

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

Fridays, July 1, 8, 15, 22, 1:00–3:00 PM $115 Members | $125 General Relax and unwind by learning how to paint with watercolor in this beginner-friendly class. Each class, work on a unique project inspired by the Mattatuck’s exhibition The Garden, all while practicing different techniques. Participants will leave this class with high-quality artworks to add to their collection. All materials will be provided. Register for this series

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Art + Yoga = Relaxation

July 2 @ 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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Postponed- Paint & Sip: Riverside Cemetery

July 2 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

The forecast for July 2 is for Thunderstorms, so Paint & Sip will be rescheduled to a Saturday in August. We apologize for any inconvenience. Did you know that cemeteries were originally intended to be scenic, peaceful destinations for the public to visit and honor their ancestors? Riverside Cemetery, permanent home to many historical American figures referenced in our collection, is a beautiful Waterbury spot. Spend Independence Day weekend painting at Riverside and join us for step-by-step instructions on how…

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School’s OUT! Summer Adventures: Under the Sea

July 5 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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