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Family Astronomy Night: Full Moon Fun

Join us on the Meadow as the sun sets to see August’s first full moon of the month, the “Sturgeon Moon,” in all its glory! Learn the phases of the moon, create some great moon-themed crafts, and hear some stories about the moon from around the world. Limited to 30 registrants. Rain will cancel. Director’s Circle: FREEMembers: $5/participantNon-Members: $8/participant3 and under: FREE All AgesTuesday, August 17:30 – 8:30 pm   REGISTER      

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August 1, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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Join us on the Meadow as the sun sets to see August’s first full moon of the month, the “Sturgeon Moon,” in all its glory! Learn the phases of the moon, create some great moon-themed crafts, and hear some stories about the moon from around the world. Limited to 30 registrants. Rain will cancel.
Director’s Circle: FREEMembers: $5/participantNon-Members: $8/participant3 and under: FREE
All AgesTuesday, August 17:30 – 8:30 pm
 
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Tai Chi

$12 per Person Improve your energy and stamina as you move to the music with certified Tai Chi instructor Joe Atkins. Joe will teach gentle movements that improve balance, flexibility, and mobility and reduce stiffness and soreness. Wear comfortable clothes. All levels welcome! Support provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation. Register Here

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

Dragon, God of Water: Screens in Ink on Washi Paper

Join Sadako Ohki, the Japan Foundation Associate Curator of Japanese Art and curator of the exhibition Year of the Dragon, for a close examination of Pair of Screens with Dragons and Waves, attributed to the Japanese artist Kaihō Yūshō (1533–1615), and Civilization Landscape No. 073 by the Chinese artist Qin Feng (b. 1961). Though the two works were made centuries apart, they share a common medium: ink on washi paper. In the West, the dragon has historically been characterized as an evil creature, breathing fire while…

Yale University Art Gallery

 Insights into the Mattatuck Collections with Stephanie Harris

Discover the Mattatuck Museum through the perspective of our staff. Join Deputy Director Stephanie Harris as she shares her personal favorites from our collection, offering insights into the pieces that resonate with her the most. $10 per person Register Here Support provided by Christine & Eugene Shugrue

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

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