144 W Main St
Waterbury, CT 06702
Join the Mattatuck Museum & Granville Academy in celebrating Black History Month for an afternoon filled with exciting performances and noteworthy, local speakers. Black History Month Celebration and Kick-Off Event will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2016 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. This program is free and is supported in part by the Arts and Tourism Commission for the City Waterbury.
Children, families and friends will enjoy lively performances and inspirational speeches by Joyce Petteway, Judge Mosley and Aide to the Mayor, Monroe Webster. The speeches will aim to honor the important contributions African Americans have made and continue to make to the history of the United States. The celebration will also include local musicians and dancers, poetry readings and light refreshments.
Located in the heart of downtown Waterbury’s architectural district, the Mattatuck Museum is a vibrant destination, known locally and regionally as a community-centered institution of American art and history. For more information on all of the museum’s programs, events, and exhibits visit the website at mattmuseum.org or call (203) 753-0381.
The Mattatuck Museum is operated with support from the Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development/CT Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and is a member of the Connecticut Art Trail, a group of 18 world-class museums and historic sites (arttrail.org). Located on the green in Waterbury, CT at 144 West Main Street, the museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Convenient, free parking is located behind the museum in the lots on Park Place.