Mattatuck Museum

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A vibrant destination in the heart of downtown Waterbury’s architectural district hosts numerous changing exhibitions each year as well as a permanent collection, featuring 300 years of work by American giants including John Trumbull, Erastus Salisbury Field, Frederic Church, John Frederick Kensett, Kay Sage, Arshile Gorky, Yves Tanguy, Peter Poskas, Abe Ajay and Alexander Calder. Examine the intriguing Button Gallery of 10,000 buttons from all over the world, and explore the region’s history through a dynamic, interactive exhibit.