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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 11, 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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Van Trip: Olana – Frederic Edwin Church’s Estate with Bob Burns

Visit Frederic Edwin Church’s home that sits on 250 acres of land in beautiful Hudson, NY. Join Mattatuck Director, Bob Burns as he returns to Olana, where he spent 10 years as Vice President of Development. Enjoy a private tour of the house led by a museum educator. After lunch (included) all participants will have the opportunity to explore the grounds independently. Depart at 8:30 AM, Return by 5:00 PM. Register here $85 Meet there $95 Roundtrip Sponsored by George…

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

Salsa Nights

Get ready to spice up your Friday nights with Salsa @ the MATT 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM Join us on the only rooftop terrace in downtown Waterbury that overlooks the green for a night full of dance, music, and culinary delights, the fourth Friday of the month from May to September. Dance instructor, Edward Truehart, with over a decade of experience in salsa, bachata, mambo, kizomba, and more, or a guest instructor, will start the night off with a…

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

Home away from Homeschool: Curate a Mini Exhibit

  Get creative with innovative and inspiring art projects for homeschoolers. Each week we will focus on a different medium to create unique and colorful masterpieces. Using both traditional and alternative materials, students will enjoy being artistic and social! This month’s theme is Curate a Mini Exhibit.  Join us as we create our own museum, from the exhibition on view to marketing the opening – it’s all up to you! May 7, 2024 May 14, 2024 May 21, 2024 May…

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

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