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Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Museum

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April 2018

Matt by Night: Murder Mystery, Vol. 4

April 19 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States
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The next installment of this MBN favorite is here and sure to bring out your inner sleuth. Join us and step back into 1973 after the legendary Pink Floyd concert at the Palace Theater. Meet funny characters in the VIP area of a psychedelic party and investigate a curious crime. Costumes highly encouraged. Admission includes beer, wine & snacks. In conjunction with Rock and Revolution: Photographs by Jim Marshall.

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May 2018

History Bites Lecture Series Bearing Bad News: A History of Waterbury’s Supposed Whipping Post

May 3 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States
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A controversy erupts in the summer of 2017 over an object on the Waterbury Green. This bizarre, metal-capped wooden pillar has stood on the Green for as long as anyone can remember. But what is it? Why is it there? Mr. Dostie will explore what the history of the post–– by turns romanticized, vilified, and largely ignored––can tell us about how the city perceives itself and how we tell the story of our past. Bring your own bagged lunch. Cookies…

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Mixmaster Winner: Joan Ryan

May 13 @ 8:00 AM - June 17 @ 5:00 PM
Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States
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Opening Reception: Sunday, May 13 1:00-3:00 p.m. Boston based artist Joan Ryan is the winner of our 2018 MIXMASTER Members Juried Exhibition. Ryan is a full Professor of painting and drawing a Lesley University School of Art and Design and her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally.

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June 2018

Summer Fling!

June 8 @ 6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States
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Join us for our 6th Annual Summer Fling! fundraiser for an evening of summer fun including dinner and dancing in the galleries and signature cocktails. The evening will begin in the garden for an extended cocktail hour and throughout the evening guests will have the opportunity to bid on great auction items and participate in the ever popular wine raffle.

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Lesley Dill: Wilderness

June 24 @ 8:00 AM - September 2 @ 5:00 PM
Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center, 144 West Main Street
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States
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Opening Reception: Sunday, June 24 1:00-3:00 p.m. Words Are Where What I Catch Is Me Brooklyn-based artist Lesley Dill’s work reflects the poetry, prose, and declaration of early New England figures such as John Brown, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Anne Hutchinson, Sojourner Truth and Walt Whitman. The exhibition also includes Emily Dickinson, whose poetry initially triggered Dill’s assimilation of text into her art. The long, thin figures appearing in Dill’s work wear the strength of the words of the people they represent.…

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