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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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May 2019

Free – $8

The Ladies of Rose Hill *SOLD OUT

May 21 @ 2:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Rose Hill Lecture Series The continuation of a three-part series on Rose Hill presented by Public Historian Christina Volpe. Follow the narratives of the Scovill, Welton, and Chase families as they make their fortunes and forge the way for the Brass City to flourish. Supported in part by CT Humanities. Since the 1860s Rose Hill has been known for its opulent balls, lavish weddings, and embellished funerals. Public Historian Christina Volpe brings to life the lavish style of Rose Hill…

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$8 – $12

Yoga in the Galleries

May 21 @ 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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Behind the Scenes at the Litchfield Historical Society

May 21 @ 6:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join your fellow members for a peek behind-the-scenes at the Litchfield Historical Society with curator Alex Dubois. View the collections – and their storage spaces – and learn about one of our region’s neighboring towns with other Mattatuck Members.

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Tai Chi

May 22 @ 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

May 24 @ 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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$25 – $30

Drawing the Figure in the Gallery

May 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Against the background of the historic Rose Hill Mansion, join us for this sketching opportunity and draw female model Shauna Lee. 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 5/24.

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$20 – $25

Guided Walking Tour of Downtown Waterbury

May 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join The MATT for guided walking tours of Downtown Waterbury’s Historic District. Tours will be led by Edward J. Halligan, architectural historian and preservationist who has a special interest and expertise in the architectural and urban developmental history of American cities. Each will include a special look inside some of Downtown’s most distinguished architectural landmarks; some not normally accessible to the general public, and will conclude with a reception at the historic Drescher’s Restaurant on Leavenworth Street. The reception will…

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June 2019

Free Family Art Activity

June 1 @ 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 in our temporary location at Rose Hill. Each month will focus on a different aspect of gardening. Enjoy story time followed by a fun family-friendly activity outside in our garden (weather permitting)! Sponsored by the American Savings Foundation.  JUNE  Story: Up in the Garden & Down in the Dirt by Kate Messner  A companion to our January story, discover the hidden world…

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$45 – $55

Modern Botanicals Eco System Terrariums

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

A terrarium is like an aquarium, but for plants instead of fish. It is planted to look like a miniature garden or forest enclosed in its own little world. Add some sweet woodland fairies or little creatures to enhance this project. Taught by specialist Mary Dombrowski. All materials included. $45 Members / $55 General

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History Bites The House Built by Brass: The History of Rose Hill

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Rose Hill Lecture Series The continuation of a three-part series on Rose Hill presented by Public Historian Christina Volpe. Follow the narratives of the Scovill, Welton, and Chase families as they make their fortunes and forge the way for the Brass City to flourish. Supported in part by CT Humanities. Rose Hill, built in 1854, sits atop Prospect Hill, with perfect views of the green, overlooking the many changes that occurred throughout Waterbury below. Join us for the story of…

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$20 – $25

Guided Walking Tour of Downtown Waterbury

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join The MATT for guided walking tours of Downtown Waterbury’s Historic District. Tours will be led by Edward J. Halligan, architectural historian and preservationist who has a special interest and expertise in the architectural and urban developmental history of American cities. Each will include a special look inside some of Downtown’s most distinguished architectural landmarks; some not normally accessible to the general public, and will conclude with a reception at the historic Drescher’s Restaurant on Leavenworth Street. The reception will…

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$45 – $55

Modern Botanicals: Herb Planters

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

This unique workshop is designed with gardening enthusiasts and foodies in mind. Oregano, parsley, thyme, and other favorites will be planted in the keepsake wooden “Fresh Herbs” planter. Handy herb scissors to clip sprigs for cooking add to the planter's quaint charm. Taught by specialist Mary Dombrowski. All materials included.   $45 Members / $55 General

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$65 – $85

Gallery Hop & Museum Tour with the Curator

June 13 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Experience the varied art and cultural venues that Northhampton, MA has to offer. Join Mattatuck Museum Curator, Dr. Cynthia Roznoy for a highlights tour of Smith College Museum of Art and visit several of Main Street's galleries and artisan shops. Lunch is on your own at Viva Fresh Pasta Co. Register early - limited seating for 11 people.

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Summer Fling!

June 14 @ 6:30 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join us at our 7th Annual Summer Fling! fundraiser. Take a trip to the English countryside - without ever leaving Waterbury. Enjoy dinner, signature cocktails, and dancing at Chase Collegiate School. The evening begins with an extended cocktail hour and throughout the event guests will have the opportunity to bid on great silent auction items and participate in the ever popular wine raffle. Patron Tickets: $200 ($150 tax deductible) Regular Tickets: $150 ($100 tax deductible) Early Bird Tickets: $120 ($70…

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$30 – $45

Afternoon Tea Connecticut Historic Gardens

June 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Annual Julia Q. Keggi Lecture Speaker: Vivian Knussi, Professor of Art History at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Purpose and Prestige in the Public And Private Gardens 1650- 1950 Fifteen historic sites have joined to form Connecticut’s Historic Gardens. Enjoy afternoon tea and treats in the galleries at Rose Hill while Masciandaro, a founding member of Historic Gardens, introduces you to the history and beauty of these sites that have charmed and inspired visitors for a century or more. Tea and…

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Make Music Day

June 21 @ 11:15 am
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Launched in France in1982 as the Fête de la Musique, Make Music Day is now held on the same day in more than 750 cities in 120 countries. Make Music Day invites all to take part. Waterbury Senior Center will be performing at 11:15 a.m. To find out more click here. Free

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$20 – $25

Guided Walking Tours Downtown Waterbury’s Historic District

June 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join The MATT for guided walking tours of Downtown Waterbury’s Historic District. Tours will be led by Edward J. Halligan, architectural historian and preservationist who has a special interest and expertise in the architectural and urban developmental history of American cities. Each will include a special look inside some of Downtown’s most distinguished architectural landmarks; some not normally accessible to the general public, and will conclude with a reception at the historic Drescher’s Restaurant on Leavenworth Street. The reception will…

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$250 – $300

Painting with Paper with Artist Marcia Ballou – CANCELED

June 29 @ 4:00 pm - June 30 @ 4:00 pm
The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Reception (meet artist & prep painting surface) Saturday, June 29, 4:00-7:00 p.m. Day-Long Workshop Sunday, June 30, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. $250 Members / $300 General Develop ways to work in creative spontaneity with collage. Working with paper, cloth, traditional painting and composition explore layering, values and patterns by beginning with several works that will form a visual vocabulary. The workshop will conclude with a piece that is then approached in a more contemplative process. Beginners and advanced students welcome. Fee…

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