Waterbury Public Schools Student Art Showcase Opening Reception at the Mattatuck Museum

Join the Mattatuck Museum and Waterbury Public Schools (WPS) on Tuesday, May 10 at 5:30 p.m. for a reception celebrating art created by student’s grades Kindergarten through 12. Artrageous features Waterbury Public Schools finest youth artists on view in the Community Gallery. Each art work, hand selected by the student’s mentor art teachers, are curated to the Museum’s walls in the hopes of energizing and inspiring the community. Light refreshments will be served. This opening is free and open to the public.

Located in the heart of downtown Waterbury’s architectural district, the Mattatuck Museum is a vibrant destination, known locally and regionally as a community-centered institution of American art and history. The Mattatuck hosts numerous changing exhibitions each year, as well as a permanent collection, which features 300 years of work by American artists. Explore the region’s history through interactive displays in the history exhibit and examine the intriguing Button Gallery featuring 10,000 buttons from all over the world.

For more information on all of the museum’s programs, events, and exhibits visit the website at mattatuckmuseum.org or call (203) 753-0381. The Mattatuck Museum is operated with support from the Connecticut Department of Economic & Community Development/CT Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and is a member of the Connecticut Art Trail, a group of 18 world-class museums and historic sites (arttrail.org). Located on the green in Waterbury, CT at 144 West Main Street, the museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Convenient, free parking is located behind the museum in the lots on Park Place.

CONTACT: Meghan Malcolm, Manager of Youth & Family Programs
(203) 753-0381 x 114