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Van Trip: Olana – Frederic Edwin Church’s Estate with Bob Burns

Visit Frederic Edwin Church’s home that sits on 250 acres of land in beautiful Hudson, NY. Join Mattatuck Director, Bob Burns as he returns to Olana, where he spent 10 years as Vice President of Development. Enjoy a private tour of the house led by a museum educator. After lunch (included) all participants will have […]

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

Salsa Nights

Get ready to spice up your Friday nights with Salsa @ the MATT 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM Join us on the only rooftop terrace in downtown Waterbury that overlooks the green for a night full of dance, music, and culinary delights, the fourth Friday of the month from May to September. Dance instructor, Edward […]

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

Home away from Homeschool: Curate a Mini Exhibit

  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! This month’s theme is Curate a Mini Exhibit.  Join us as we create our own museum, […]

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

Five Points Art Print Festival | VIP Reception

A weekend celebrating the time-honored tradition of printmaking and the fine art of digital print FRIDAY, MAY 31 6-8 PM VIP Reception with live jazz quintet (admission by ticket) Grand opening of the newly renovated Interior Courtyard Live jazz quintet with Peter McEachern Exclusive preview of the Juried Print Exhibition Specialty hors d’oeuvres, wine, and […]

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Five Points Arts Print Festival

A weekend celebrating the time-honored tradition of printmaking and the fine art of digital print SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JUNE 1 & 2 10 AM-4 PM Print Festival (free admission, open to the public) Artists creating large-scale prints on BIG INK’s legendary press Juried Print Exhibition Prints and Poetry presentation Interactive hands-on print activities for all […]

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CT Trails Day Estate Tours

(Registration opens May 8) Explore Hill-Stead’s magnificent grounds! Experience the unexpected delights of Hill-Stead’s outer grounds on a self-guided estate walk from the hilltop gardens to the pond, fields, and barns while enjoying splendid views. This self-guided walk will introduce you to the history and features of the Musuem’s 152-acre property. Be sure to stop […]

Mixed Media Menagerie: Baby Animals!

Animals are often the inspiration for art! Get to meet some of our spring babies up close and then create masterpieces inspired by them. Artists will have four stations of different media — watercolors, collage, charcoal, and pastels — to work with and get creative! Tickets include all the materials you’ll need. Tickets cover one […]

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

BEGINNER LANDSCAPE PAINTING [Tuesdays, June 4 – June 25]

Instructor: Janet Iffland Tuesdays, June 4, 11, 18, 25, 2024  10 AM – 1 PM Members: $162  Non-Members: $180 Designed for beginners, as well as those looking to refresh their skills, this workshop will introduce painting techniques in oils and acrylics. Learn the elements of composition and utilize them to create successful landscape paintings. Each […]

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