The Mattatuck Museum presents A Matter of Taste, The Pastel Society Art Show with Judy Kollias, the first of three lectures in their Fall Lunch & Learn Series on Wednesday, October 3, 2012 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Lecturer Judy Kollias invites you to be the judge of this juried show of over 100 works of art. Kollias will touch on different subject matters including portraiture, still life and landscape as she challenges the audience to define what makes a work appealing, compelling and memorable.
The Annual National Exhibition of the Connecticut Pastel Society will be on display in the Munger Room at the museum from Saturday, September 23, 2012 through Sunday, November 4, 2012.
This exhibition features the finest examples of talent and creativity from many parts of the country. Approximately 65 artists are represented in this show that reveals the beauty and versatility of the pastel medium. Jurors Sigmund Abeles, NAPHFA and Janet Monafo will award more than fifteen prizes including Best in Show, the Salmagundi Club Award and Allied Artists of America Award.
After the lecture you are invited to stay for lunch and enjoy the many exhibits at the museum. Lunches are only available on a pre-order basis by Friday, September 28, 2012.
Admission to each the lectures in the Fall Lunch and Learn series is $5 for museum members and $10 for non-members. Join the museum to immediately qualify for member benefits. Please register in advance at www.MattatuckMuseum.org or by calling (203) 753-0381 ext. 10.
Visit www.MattatuckMuseum.org or call (203) 753-0381 for more information on all of the museum’s adult and children’s programs, events and exhibits. The Mattatuck Museum is operated with support from the Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts, and is a member of the Connecticut Art Trail, a group of sixteen world-class museums and historic sites (www.arttrail.org). Located at 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, the museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Free parking is located behind the building on Park Place.