Mattatuck Museum Offers Digital Programs for May

Mindfulness Practice: Exploring the Spectrum of Mind, Heart, and Body Awareness

Sundays in May, 9:00 -10:00 am

Join Ranji Latchmansingh and learn about the practices of focused attention, mindfulness, and compassion – three of the most common forms of meditation. Explore the links between the mind and body through a Zoom meeting with other friends of the Museum.

This program will be held digitally using Zoom. Registered participants will be sent the link to join the program.

History Bites – Challenging the Stereotype: Contemporary Native American Art

Thursday, May 14, 12:00-1:30 pm

This illustrated lecture by Assistant Curator, Chelsea Garth is being presented in conjunction with the exhibition of Grandmother Gestating Father and the Washita River Runs Ribbon-Like (1975) by T.C. Cannon (Kiowa/Caddo). Explore the representation and empowerment of Indigenous people through Native-made art, the Native American activist movements of the late 1960s and 1970s, and the inclusion of Native women in both art and history. Although History Bites is postponed until the fall, the Mattatuck Museum invites you to enjoy their History Bites lecture on its originally scheduled date.

This program will be held digitally using Zoom. Registered participants will be sent the link to join the program.

Educate Your Daughters: Women’s Suffrage Activism in Waterbury

Tuesday, May 19, 11:00am-12:30 pm

In this illustrated lecture by Curator, Dr. Cynthia Roznoy, the Mattatuck Museum will recover a part of local history which was little celebrated or identified. Hear stories about Waterbury’s leaders of the women’s suffrage movement as well as educational and social organizations that were active in moving women towards equality. This lecture presents research for Dr. Roznoy’s article, Educate Your Daughters, published in the Summer issue of Connecticut Explored magazine. Supported in part by CT Humanities.

This program will be held digitally using Zoom. Registered participants will be sent the link to join the program.

Community Cookbook Club: Digital Dining

Thursday, May 28, 1:00-3:30 pm

The Mattatuck Museum has organizing a virtual gathering of their Community Cookbook Club with a focus on what YOU are cooking during these challenging times. What are the recipes you return to again and again, what staples do you always have on hand, and what meals can you pull together just with what is in your pantry? Cook your lunch using pantry staples, set the table, and join with friends for a virtual lunch gathering. Facilitated by Gary Schiro.

This program will be held digitally using Zoom. Registered participants will be sent the link to join the program.

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. For more information on all of the Museum’s programs, events, and exhibits visit the website at mattmuseum.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 21 world-class museums and historic sites (ctarttrail.org). Located off the Green in Waterbury, CT at 63 Prospect Street, the Mattatuck Museum is currently closed to visitors. Join The MATT @ Home each week for a different themed collection of lesson plans, activities, and links to other resources for use by families or individuals. Find more ideas by following The MATT on Facebook and Instagram.