Visit the Mattatuck Museum on Sunday, March 9, 2014 for Community Free Day. The second Sunday of every month is always free admission from noon-5 p.m. All of the museum galleries and exhibitions are open to families and visitors of all ages with special family programming planned for the day.
At 1:00 p.m. children ages 6- 12 and their adult caregivers are invited to explore the landscapes in the Museum’s Early American Gallery where they will discuss artwork considering the senses of sight, sound, smell and touch. Afterwards participants will go to the Studio and create their own sensational landscape using colorful paint and recycled materials.
On the second Sunday of every month, explore the museum at no charge. 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. The Mattatuck hosts numerous changing exhibitions each year as well as a permanent collection, which features 300 years of work by American artists. Explore the region’s history through interactive displays in the history exhibit and examine the intriguing Button Gallery featuring 10,000 buttons from all over the world.
For more information on all of the museum’s programs, events, and exhibits visit the website at www.MattatuckMuseum.org or call us at (203) 753-0381. The Mattatuck Museum is operated with support from the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, and is a member of the Connecticut Art Trail, seventeen world-class museums and historic sites (www.arttrail.org). Located on the green in Waterbury, CT at 144 West Main Street, the museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. Convenient, free parking is located behind the museum on Park Place.