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The Matt @ Rose Hill

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63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States
203.758.0381

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July 2019

$8 – $12

Yoga in the Galleries

July 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:30pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

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

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Tai Chi

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2019

The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

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

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$3

Plein Air Painting

July 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until October 25, 2019

The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Calling all Plein Air (outdoor) painters- Artist groups and clubs welcome! Capturing the beauty of the past at the Gothic Revival home of Rose Hill. Painting outdoors only, indoor sketching available. Participants should bring their own supplies. Indoor permissible art materials are limited to graphite, colored pencils, erasers, sketch pads, and drawing boards. Easels are not allowed indoors.

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$7 – $15

Summer Book Club Part 1

July 29 @ 6:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join us for a summer book club featuring strong female leads including the fictional tale of past Rose Hill resident, Caroline Welton; the true story of an underestimated scientist during WWII; and two women, decades apart, connected by mystery. Reading the books in advance of each month's program is highly encouraged. From New England to the Rocky Mountains: The Life of Caroline Josephine Welton Presented by author Charles Monagan and Executive Director of Pequot Library Stephanie J. Coakley Enjoy a…

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August 2019

Free Family Art Activity

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

First Saturday of the Month (all ages) Suggested Donation: $3 per family Join us before-hours and dive into art and history at Rose Hill. Enjoy story time followed by a fun family-friendly activity outside in our garden (weather permitting)! Hear the story Anne of Green Gables written & retold by Stephanie Clarkson (originally by L.M. Montgomery, 1908). Tag along with Anne on her adventures with best friend Diana and classmate Gilbert as they explore Prince Edward Island in this classic tale.…

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$5

String-Puller Puppet Party

August 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Create a hand-held puppet with one of the Museum's teaching artists and enjoy The Dragon King, Cinderella, and Hansel & Gretel, a spectacular marionette show, by Tanglewood Marionettes (presented by Arts for Learning). All children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Pre-registration required.

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$15 – $25

Decoupage 101

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on September 12, 2019 at 2:00pm

The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Two Sessions Available (same project): Tuesday, August 20, 2:00-4:30 p.m. Thursday, September 12, 2:00-4:30 p.m. Découpage is the art of decorating an object by gluing colored paper cutouts onto it in combination with special paint effects, gold leaf and other decorative elements. Attendees will join staff member Heather Whitehouse and complete a small keepsake box that could hold some of your own old photos or mementos. Once you learn the basics of Découpage you will be able to complete larger…

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$95 – $115

Roseland Cottage & Sharpe Hill Vineyard

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Enjoy a day in Woodstock, CT, starting at the beautiful Gothic Revival style, Roseland Cottage. The house is instantly recognizable for its pink exterior and has an equally colorful interior, featuring elaborate wall coverings, heavily patterned carpets, and stained glass, much of which survives unchanged from the Victorian era. Spend time in the Cottage's gardens during lunch, followed by Victorian Secrets: Bustles, Bloomers, and the Women of Roseland Cottage, a lecture about the fashionable Victorian silhouette. Then, on to Sharpe…

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Docent Meet Up

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on September 10, 2019 at 10:00am

The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Historically, a docent lectured while visitors listened, but today's dynamic docents of The MATT @ Rose Hill work with children and adults alike to create and facilitate conversation-based tours that bring art & history to life.  Share your passion for art and history with our visitors. Join our volunteer docent program and learn about the Museum's temporary home at Rose Hill and our collection on view throughout the first floor. 

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$7 – $15

Book Club Part 2

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

The Only Woman in The Room: A Novel Written by Marie Benedict Her beauty almost certainly saved her from the rising Nazi party and led to marriage with an Austrian arms dealer. She overheard the Third Reich's plans while at her husband's side, understanding more than anyone would guess. She devised a plan to flee from their castle, and the whirlwind escape landed her in Hollywood. She became Hedy Lamarr, screen star.  But she kept a secret more shocking than…

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September 2019

Free Family Art Activity

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

First Saturday of the Month (all ages) Suggested Donation: $3 per family Join us before-hours and dive into art and history at Rose Hill. Enjoy story time followed by a fun family-friendly activity outside in our garden (weather permitting)! Hear the story The Jungle Book written & retold by Stephanie Clarkson (originally by Rudyard Kipling, 1894). Learn about friendship and love from Baloo the bear and the panther Bagheera. Experience the excitement of escaping monkeys and defeating Shere Khan, the…

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$30 – $45

Every Portrait Tells a Story: Fashion History and American Colonial Portraits

September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Every Portrait Tells a Story: Fashion History and American Colonial Portraits Presented by: Rena Tobey, American Art Historian  Come learn how to ‘read’ portraits for important clues into the values, aspirations, and daily lives of men, women, and children. By closely examining several Colonial works, especially the clothing and accessories portrayed, discover how paintings reflect the shaping of our unique American identity. This interactive session provides fresh ways to consider the formation of a nation, as we also apply our…

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Annual Orton P. Camp, Jr. Lecture

September 16 @ 2:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Annual Orton P. Camp, Jr. Lecture   How does a Museum keep their collection from falling into disrepair? Listen to Mattautuck Museum’s Collection Manager, Wayne Eldred tell trade secrets for protecting our precious collection. Eldred will have some never before seen show-and-tell objects to share. 50 tickets available (first come, first served). Pre-registration required.  Free

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$7 – $15

Book Club Part 3

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

The Masterpiece: A Novel Written by Fiona Davis For most New Yorkers, Grand Central Terminal is a crown jewel, but for Clara Darden, the terminal is the stepping stone to her future. It is 1928, and Clara is teaching at the Grand Central School of Art. A fiery artist, she is single-minded in her quest to achieve creative success, and has no idea that she'll soon be blindsided by the looming Great Depression.  By 1974, the terminal has declined almost…

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$20 – $25

Guided Walking Tour Part 1

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Waterbury's Downtown Historic District  Join The MATT for guided walking tours of Waterbury’s Downtown Historic District. Tours are led by Edward J. Halligan, architectural historian and preservationist. Take a special look inside some of Downtown’s architectural landmarks. Tours will conclude with a reception at the historic Drescher’s Restaurant on Leavenworth Street. Reception includes a complimentary glass of wine and shared appetizers as the conversation continues.  Tour notes provided and tours will proceed rain or shine. Participants are invited to park in…

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$25 – $30

Drawing the Figure in the Gallery

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Drawing the Figure in the Gallery Against the background of the historic Rose Hill Mansion, join us for this unique sketching opportunity and draw the female figure.  Participants provide their own supplies, which are limited to graphite, colored pencils, erasers, sketch pads, and drawing boards. Easels are not allowed. Tables and chairs supplied. Please bring a brown bag lunch. Pre-register by 9/25. 

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October 2019

$20 – $25

Guided Walking Tour Part 2

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Waterbury's Downtown Historic District  Join The MATT for guided walking tours of Waterbury’s Downtown Historic District. Tours are led by Edward J. Halligan, architectural historian and preservationist. Take a special look inside some of Downtown’s architectural landmarks. Tours will conclude with a reception at the historic Drescher’s Restaurant on Leavenworth Street. Reception includes a complimentary glass of wine and shared appetizers as the conversation continues. Tour notes provided and tours will proceed rain or shine. Participants are invited to park in…

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$20 – $25

Guided Walking Tour Part 3

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Waterbury's Downtown Historic District  Join The MATT for guided walking tours of Waterbury’s Downtown Historic District. Tours are led by Edward J. Halligan, architectural historian and preservationist. Take a special look inside some of Downtown’s architectural landmarks. Tours will conclude with a reception at the historic Drescher’s Restaurant on Leavenworth Street. Reception includes a complimentary glass of wine and shared appetizers as the conversation continues. Tour notes provided and tours will proceed rain or shine. Participants are invited to park in…

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