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Junior WILD! Keepers: Spring Session 1

Ages 11 – 13 Heckscher WILD! Junior WILD! Keepers was established in 2015, with the opening of our Heckscher WILD! exotic animal exhibit. The Junior WILD! Keepers program gives participants hands-on experience in the care, feeding, and enrichment of our exotic teaching animals. After completing the class, participants will then choose a day for more […]

Heckscher WILD!, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

Storytime: The Color Tree

Price: Included with admission  Join us for a reading of our story of the month which relates to the Kid’s Art Workshop that follows each story time. This month, The Color Tree by Denise Bennett Minnerly. The Color Tree is a magical fantasy for young readers, in which lessons of color and color mixing are […]

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

Kids Art Workshop: 3D Foam Painting

Child $10 | Adults $5 | Children 5 and Under $5 A Museum Educator leads arts activities that tie into the exhibitions on view, the featured story of the month, artists in our collections or the seasons! Register Here *Children ages 18 and under must be accompanied by a paid adult for the duration of […]

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

Farm & Forest All-Terrain 5K Run

Our exciting new benefit run explores the vast terrain and many wonders of the SM&NC’s extraordinary 118-acre site. Route will include paved paths throughout Heckscher Farm, scenic nature trails, wooden boardwalks and more. Rain or shine! Race starts promptly at 8:00am at the Knobloch Family Farmhouse Plaza. Must be 16+ to participate. $35 Registration includes […]

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

Spring Seed Sowing

Get a head start on your garden by sowing some seeds to take home! Discover what we grow in our Heckscher Farm garden and learn the best ways to start seeds by sowing some different vegetables to start your own garden at home. All materials provided. Limited to 10 child and adult pairs. Meets at […]

Heckscher Barn, 151 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

Junior Curator: Spring Session 1

Ages 11 – 13 Meets at Heckscher WILD! Porch This program provides an overview of basic animal care and experiential learning on Heckscher Farm. The program includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the farm and various hands-on experiences, such as cleaning and feeding of animals. Upon completion of the program, each participant will be eligible to […]

Meets at Heckscher WILD!, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

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 […]

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