Calendar of Events

May
27
Sun
Accessing Autism Family Day | Mattatuck Museum @ Mattatuck Museum
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Children with autism and their families are invited to explore the Museum’s art and history galleries with trained Museum Educators and experience hands-on activities related to the collections and works on view during The MATT’s Accessing Autism Family Day.

The program is free for children and Members, and $10 for General Admission. Please register by calling Molly Norton at (203) 753-0381 x114 or emailing mollyn@mattmuseum.org.

May
30
Wed
Storytime for Toddlers | Mattatuck Museum @ Mattatuck Museum
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join a Museum staff member on an imagination adventure as we read the story of the month. Preschoolers and their caregivers are invited to participate in a guided art project to accompany the story.

Jun
3
Sun
Photographing the Human Figure and Encaustic Workshop | Mattatuck Museum @ Mattatuck Museum
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The MATT presents a special artistic offering with Photographing the Human Figure and Encaustic Workshop. This boutique-style, small group class for experienced photographers gives a basic introduction to the use of encaustic and wax painting focusing on color, collage, monoprinting and special effects as an overlay on photographs. Artists Heather Whitehouse and Leslie Giuliani will focus on combining photography with encaustic paints and pigment sticks in this three-day workshop. Students will photograph the female nude in nature, earning how to work with a model and define their own photography style. The class will culminate in a day spent in Weston, CT at the studio of encaustic mixed media artist Leslie Giuliani. Students will complete the encaustic process.

Pre-registration is required. Class limited to 5 students. Portfolio review required to register for the workshop. Class fee includes one 24 x 24″ panel board and other materials, one developed image on Hahnemuhle paper, and studio visit. Participants will complete at least one finished piece. Please bring a bag lunch and drinks.

Jun
10
Sun
Photographing the Human Figure and Encaustic Workshop | Mattatuck Museum @ Mattatuck Museum
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The MATT presents a special artistic offering with Photographing the Human Figure and Encaustic Workshop. This boutique-style, small group class for experienced photographers gives a basic introduction to the use of encaustic and wax painting focusing on color, collage, monoprinting and special effects as an overlay on photographs. Artists Heather Whitehouse and Leslie Giuliani will focus on combining photography with encaustic paints and pigment sticks in this three-day workshop. Students will photograph the female nude in nature, earning how to work with a model and define their own photography style. The class will culminate in a day spent in Weston, CT at the studio of encaustic mixed media artist Leslie Giuliani. Students will complete the encaustic process.

Pre-registration is required. Class limited to 5 students. Portfolio review required to register for the workshop. Class fee includes one 24 x 24″ panel board and other materials, one developed image on Hahnemuhle paper, and studio visit. Participants will complete at least one finished piece. Please bring a bag lunch and drinks.