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Statement of Purpose:
The Mattatuck Museum offers 17 different program options on
history and art which attracted nearly 4,000 students last year.
The museum also conducts humanities seminars, provides artists
residencies, and offers music and performing arts events to the
In addition, the Mattatuck provides many studio art programs,
adult tours and lectures in history and art, bus trips to areas of
cultural interest, and many other events.
Paintings of Connecticut artists; decorative arts; changing exhibitions of contemporary artists; industrial history exhibit.
Highlights & Collections:
The Mattatuck, in addition to its extensive collections,
offers a beautifully landscaped parking area, playground and picnic
space, the acclaimed Exhibition Cafe and a Museum Gift Shop, all
for the enjoyment of its visitors.
The Mattatuck Museum has a collection of fine art spanning
three centuries of Connecticut artists including portraits of the
18th and 19th centuries by John Trumbull, Erastus Salisbury Field,
Ralph Earl, William Jennys and Ammi Phillips. The 19th century
landscape in Connecticut is interpreted by artists such as Fredric
Church, John Frederick Kensett, Maurice Prendergast, John
Twachtman, and Henry Ranger. Twentieth century masters include
Joseph Albers, Yves Tanguy, Alexander Calder and Arshile Gorky.
"Brass Roots," an extensive history exhibit of
contemporary design brings you from the 17th century into the 20th with
housewares, tools, furniture, buttons and more.
Exhibits & Special Events:
- Charcoal Club -- An open drawing studio every Wednesday, except holidays, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Bring your own art supplies. Easels and models supplied. Donation $5.00.
- Poetry Slam -- Third Friday of each month, 7:00 to 11:00. Open to the public. Donation $5.00.
- Dance Slam -- Second Friday of every month, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Informal presentation of dance and choreography hosted by Patti
- Buchanan of the Brass City Ballet. Donation $5.00.
- Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00
- Sundays during the winter, 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Admission & Directions:
Free, except for some special events.
Directions: Off of Route 84 in Downtown Waterbury, 144 West Main
Street, on the Green.
"Braque Visited by the Conquering Venus Armed with the Apples of Discord"
Paul Suttman, 1991, Bronze, edition of 4, 63 x 67 x 50 inches.
Paul Suttman: "La virtu fantastica"
1993. Bronze & wood. Edition of 5. 72 x 20 x 20".
Key Personnel:Ann Y. Smith, Curator
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