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Docent Training Pt. 2 – Our History Collection

Discover your passion for art and history as a Mattatuck Museum Docent! A docent is part tour guide/part teacher, leading groups through the Museum, sharing insight, and encouraging questions. No prior art history knowledge or teaching experience required. We welcome individuals with a love for art and local history, including college students, retirees, and performers available during the day. Extensive training provided! Docents enjoy exclusive benefits! You’ll get early access to exhibitions, work closely with museum staff to improve presentation…

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September 13, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Discover your passion for art and history as a Mattatuck Museum Docent!
A docent is part tour guide/part teacher, leading groups through the Museum, sharing insight, and encouraging questions. No prior art history knowledge or teaching experience required. We welcome individuals with a love for art and local history, including college students, retirees, and performers available during the day. Extensive training provided!
Docents enjoy exclusive benefits! You’ll get early access to exhibitions, work closely with museum staff to improve presentation skills, and receive an individual membership to the Mattatuck Museum. Additionally, you’ll be invited to special docent trips, events, engaging lectures, and the annual staff party.
Potential docents must attend one Part 1 session and one Part 2 session to complete the training.
Part 1 Sessions (attend 1 of these):
Wednesday, September 6, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Friday, September 8, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Part 2 Sessions (attend 1 of these):
Monday, September 11, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Wednesday, September 13, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
If you have any questions, please contact Angel Bleggi at Angel@mattmuseum.org.
If you are interested in becoming a docent, please fill out this survey
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Exhibition Opening Reception “Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home”

Pat MusickThe Source of Their Words #22009 — 2010kozo paper, acrylic, beeswax, charcoal25 x 37 inches Please join us for the Opening Reception of Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home on Thursday, March 7, 2024 in our Bendel Mansion Museum Galleries. Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home was inspired by the words astronauts have used universally upon viewing Earth from space for the first time: Fragile, Protect, Beauty, Steward, Sustain, Harmony, Nurture. In different languages and across many boundaries, their words were…

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Join us for a private screening of the award-winning film The Artist & The Astronaut as we welcome our latest exhibition, Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home to the Bendel Galleries. Nationally recognized sculptor and mixed media artist, Pat Musick was married to Gerald (Jerry) Carr, one of 19 Group 5 astronauts selected by NASA in 1966. He was Commander of the Skylab 4 84-day mission. Their life is the subject of this captivating documentary, which had its Connecticut premiere here…

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