Mattatuck Museum

The Mattatuck Museum integrates art and history. It hosts exhibits like the Connecticut-based Early American Painting Gallery, the Modern and Contemporary Art exhibit, and the Button Gallery, which offers a unique insight into the industry and history of Mattatuck.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

School

Groups can explore highlights from the collection, learn about the elements of visual art, and gain unique insights into the industry and history of Mattatuck. Guided tours incorporate activities like making self-portraits or poems inspired by the art; using maps to explore colonial and physical features of Waterbury; and studying perspectives on immigrants, factory life, the waterwheel, and machines. Museum 101, a multi-visit program, lets after school students participate in tours, art making, and dance activities. The Museum also offer customized programming to after school groups, and the ACCESS program for youth with developmental, emotional, and physical challenges.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Social Studies

topics covered:
American art, colonial art, history, Native Americans, art, crafts, writing

contact info
Name: Valerie Rodgers
Phone: 203-753-0381 ext. 118.
Email: val@mattmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Min. 6, max. 75 students. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: n/a. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: n/a. Accessible To: PD, VI.

Mattatuck Museum

The Mattatuck Museum integrates art and history. It hosts exhibits like the Connecticut-based Early American Painting Gallery, the Modern and Contemporary Art exhibit, and the Button Gallery, which offers a unique insight into the industry and history of Mattatuck.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Camp

Campers can explore highlights from the collection, learn about the elements of visual art, and gain unique insights into the industry and history of Mattatuck. Ask about scheduling one of the Museum's school programs, or a customized tour. Programs incorporate activities like making self-portraits, listening to the oral history of residents, and acting as a curator for a day.

topics covered:
American art, colonial art, history, Native Americans, art, crafts, writing

contact info
Name: Valerie Rodgers
Phone: 203-753-0381 ext. 118.
Email: val@mattmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1 hour. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: 10:1. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: n/a. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: n/a. Accessible To: PD, VI.

Mattatuck Museum

The Mattatuck Museum integrates art and history. It hosts exhibits like the Connecticut-based Early American Painting Gallery, the Modern and Contemporary Art exhibit, and the Button Gallery, which offers a unique insight into the industry and history of Mattatuck.

contact info

Hrs: Tues.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.

Homeschool

The Mattatuck Museum offers monthly classes and workshops specifically for homeschoolers. Designed with an emphasis on both art and history, these programs might involve a guided tour in addition to a hands-on art activity. In the past, homeschool programs at the Mattatuck Museum have explored colonial art and history, Native Americans, contemporary art, Waterbury history, and even fashion. Studio activities bring the topic to life for learners, with art projects like pottery, creating arrowheads, dipping candles, and more.

supports classroom learning in:
Art, Social Studies.

topics covered:
American art, colonial art, history, Native Americans, art, crafts.

contact info
Name: Valerie Rodgers
Phone: 203-753-0381 ext. 118.
Email: val@mattmuseum.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: Elementary School, Middle School Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Fee. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: n/a.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: n/a.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: n/a. Registration: Online. Food Options: n/a. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: n/a. Accessible To: n/a.

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