Mattatuck Museum

New Exhibitions Open at The MATT

Kerry James Marshall (b. 1955), Supermodel, 1994, Acrylic and collage on canvas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; The John Axelrod Collection—Frank B. Bemis Fund, Charles H. Bayley Fund, and the Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection, 2011.1825, Image courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

The Board and Staff of the Mattatuck Museum invite the public to preview A Face Like Mine, a major exhibition organized in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and a new installation of work by artist Jeanne Silverthorne on Sunday, May 2 from
1:00-3:00 pm.

Programs, Events & More @ The Matt

Maryna Bilak:  Caring Hands

September 22, 2019-January 5, 2020

Opening Reception: Sunday, September 22 @ 1:00-3:00 p.m., Remarks at 2:00 p.m.

Maryna Bilak’s art addresses the process of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease – in this case, the artist’s mother-in-law, Dorothy. Bilak explores the different roles that the act of caregiving requires from each person involved. Caring Hands is a series of 18 plaster casts the artist created from hands of those who work with Dorothy. This exhibition will take place on the second floor at Rose Hill.

Mattatuck Museum ~ Programs, Events & More


Monday, August 5, 4:00-6:00 pm.

Create a hand-held puppet with a Mattatuck Museum’s teaching artist and enjoy the stories of The Dragon King, Cinderella, and Hansel & Gretel, a spectacular marionette show by Tanglewood Marionettes (presented by Arts for Learning). All children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. Pre-registration required.

$5 per Family

Mattatuck Museum's Febtoberfest Programs

6th Annual Febtoberfest - Thursday, February 7 @ 6:00-9:00 p.m. (Snow Date: February 21)

Featuring Connecticut Beer & Spirits / American Wine

Join us for the hoppiest Febtoberfest yet as the Mattatuck Museum celebrates 6 years of bringing the mid-Winter sunshine to Waterbury. In addition to local breweries, guests once again will have the opportunity to sample American wine & spirits from the region and beyond. This program is supported in part by media sponsor yelp, contributing sponsor Secor, Cassidy & McPartland, P.C. and patron sponsors Blum Shapiro, City of Waterbury Arts & Tourism Commission, DNR Laboratories and Thomaston Savings Bank. In partnership with Nutmeg Fine Wines & Spirits.