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Animals for All: Caring for Exotic Critters

Thursday, July 18 3:30 — 4:15 pm Ages 7+ A Heckscher WILD! based complement to our Caring for Critters program at Heckscher Farm. Work with our exotic animals, like tortoises and chinchillas, in small group-tailored settings in Heckscher WILD! Programs are approximately 45 minutes. Registration includes one participant and one accompanying adult. Please only register […]

Heckscher WILD!

Animals for All: Caring for Exotic Critters

Thursday, July 18 3:30 — 4:15 pm Ages 7+ A Heckscher WILD! based complement to our Caring for Critters program at Heckscher Farm. Work with our exotic animals, like tortoises and chinchillas, in small group-tailored settings in Heckscher WILD! Programs are approximately 45 minutes. Registration includes one participant and one accompanying adult. Please only register […]

Heckscher WILD!

School’s OUT! Summer Adventures: Museum Madness

July 15-19 9:30 AM–3:30 PM Early Drop-off: 8–9:30AM | Late Pick-up: 3:30–5 PM Drop off your child daily for this day long experience. Children will be immersed in the Museum’s galleries while learning about history and developing their art skills with unique materials and techniques. Museum Madness Join  us as we create our own museum, […]

Mattatuck Museum

Cocktails & Conversations: Judy Chicago

Enjoy two themed cocktails created by a talented bartender from Litchfield Distillery while enjoying an evening celebrating artist and feminist icon, Judy Chicago. Hear from art history experts about the impact Chicago has made on the art world, and see her piece, Big Blue Pink on display on loan to the Mattatuck Museum from Art […]

Mattatuck Museum

PRINTMAKING: CHIAROSCURO ETCHING [Saturdays July 20th & 27th]

Instructor: Mark Zunino Saturdays, July 20 & 27, 2024    9 AM – 5 PM Members: $247.50   Non-Members: $275 Take drawing and mark making to a new level in this chiaroscuro etching workshop. Learn how to etch copper plates with a variety of mark making applications that will expand your understanding of printmaking. Designed […]

Five Points Art Center

Intermediate Art Class: Australian Aboriginal Art

Intermediate Art Workshops (ages 9–15) * Join our intermediate-level course, where students will be guided by a teaching artist in monthly workshops. This month’s Workshop is Australian Aboriginal Art or dot painting. Cost: $20 Register Here Support provided by Taft Red Rhino Fund & American Savings Foundation

Mattatuck Museum

American Opera Idol – From the Porch

PURCHASE TICKETs Join us for an interactive Opera performance! On July 21, finalists chosen by the Opera Connecticut Artistic Directors will perform at Hill-Stead for the chance to win the title of American Opera Idol. At Hill-Stead the finalists will sing one piece each. Then, a panel of professional judges from various areas of the classical […]

School’s OUT Summer Adventures: Fantastic Folk Art

July 22-26 9:30 AM–3:30 PM Early Drop-off: 8–9:30AM | Late Pick-up: 3:30–5 PM Drop off your child daily for this day long experience. Children will be immersed in the Museum’s galleries while learning about history and developing their art skills with unique materials and techniques. Fantastic Folk Art Experiment with different art mediums as you […]

Mattatuck Museum

Summer @AMP: Teen Art Studio

In this relaxed, supportive, social setting, teens (12–17) can really step into their power as creators. They’ll choose their own art projects and mediums and—with their dedicated teaching artist’s guidance—create independently and collaboratively.  Photographs, print, cloth, and a vast array of other mediums will be offered, and teens will have the opportunity to: Explore sculpture, […]

American Mural Project