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Kid’s Yoga (Ages 0-4)

$8 Child | FREE for Adult Get loose and have some fun at The MATT with Kid’s Yoga! During this practice we will be learning developmental, social, and mobility skills. This visit includes a 15-minute story, fun and easy yoga moves, and an art activity in our classroom! Register Here


Doo Wop Dance Night

Purchase Tickets Step back in time and join us for a nostalgic journey to the fabulous 50s and swinging 60s! Get ready to twist and shout as we bring the golden era of rock ‘n’ roll to life with a night filled with timeless tunes, groovy beats, and retro vibes. So grab your sweetie and […]


The Museum will be closed on Mondays for the Winter season.


Home Away From Homeschool: Clay Bobble Head Creations Pt. 2

Home Away From Homeschool: Art Workshops! 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! February 6, 2024 – Snow Globe Wonderlands February 13, 2024 – Pop-Up Card […]


Tai Chi with Joe Atkins

Price: $8 Members | $12 General  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 for classes


Teen Time

Price: $10 Check out this new program at the Mattatuck Museum- just for teens! Hang out with your friends, try a relaxing craft, get creative with graphic design, or chill on a beanbag! All teens aged 13-18 are welcome, with supplies and snacks provided. Support provided by the Art Bridges Foundation. Register Here


2nd Annual Brass City Bake Off

Companies and non-profits are encouraged to nominate a supervisor or staff member to participate in this amateur bake off! Wow the community and other businesses with your signature bakes! Three local expert judges will vote on the best bake. Attendees sample each bake and vote on the “People’s Choice” plus bid to take their favorite […]

Mattatuck Museum

Nights Out: Maple Boildown

Did you know that the SM&NC is one of only two official maple sugar producers in Fairfield County? See first-hand how maple syrup is made in our very own Sugar House + Cidery using sap from the 100+ mature maple trees found right here on our 118-acre site. This adults-only evening of Maple Sugaring will […]

Sugarhouse + Cidery

Exhibition Opening Reception “Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home”

Pat MusickThe Source of Their Words #22009 — 2010kozo paper, acrylic, beeswax, charcoal25 x 37 inches Please join us for the Opening Reception of Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home on Thursday, March 7, 2024 in our Bendel Mansion Museum Galleries. Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home was inspired by the words astronauts have used universally upon […]

Bendel Mansion