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Current Exhibitions


LOVE, ANDY
Highlights from the Andy Warhol Museum
November 19, 2015 - February 7, 2016

Pop master Andy Warhol's paintings, drawings and photographs from the 1950's-1980's showcase everything he loved. This exhibition is organized by The Andy Warhol Museum, one of the four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.



MIXMASTER
Juried Members Exhibition
January 23 - March 6, 2016

Reception: RESCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 5:30-7:30 P.M.
MIXMASTER is a highly anticipated show that seeks to discover and recognize the talents of artists in the New England and tri-state region. Created to encourage contemporary art, this show provides an opportunity for established and emerging artists to debut their latest work. Works are selected by Juror Elizabeth Denny, Director, Denny Gallery, 261 Broome Street, New York, NY.



MELANIE CREAN
Ellipses
January 23 - March 6, 2016

Reception: RESCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 5:30-7:30 P.M.
Ellipses is a multi-disciplinary art project by Melanie Crean, relating the history of women from the Naugatuck Valley who created social change during the rise of industry in the 1860’s, to those working during decline of manufacturing in the1980’s, and socially engaged young women living in the area today. The project consists of a short films shot on site locally, images of contemporary organizers installed in the Museum’s portrait gallery, and essays about the history of women fighting for their rights, as well as for those around them.



ALISON SAFFORD
Rule of Thumb
January 23 - March 6, 2016

Reception: RESCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 5:30-7:30 P.M.
This installation examines Connecticut history as it relates to a Machinist’s Handbook belonging to the artist’s grandfather. It addresses the history of Waterbury, the brass industry and the act of making by hand.



Community Gallery @ The MATT
WATERBURY COLLECTS
The Greatest Muhammad Ali
January 23 - March 6, 2016

Reception: RESCHEDULED FOR FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 5:30-7:30 P.M.
This exhibit includes a selection of Muhammad Ali memorabilia, including signed photos, from the personal collection of Felix Rodriguez. Muhammad Ali is arguably the greatest American heavyweight champion boxers of all time and one of the most celebrated sporting figures of the twentieth century.



A WONDERLAND OF SNOW
The Life and Music of Leroy Anderson
November 19, 2015 - February 7, 2016

Leroy Anderson was a composer of orchestral songs without words that have permeated the American culture. Using music, photographs, archives and other memorabilia, this exhibition explores the career of the man whose music has become a part of our everyday life.



THE GREAT FLOOD OF ‘55

Using more than 50 images this exhibition examines the disaster that still ranks as the worst to engulf the Naugatuck Valley. This pictorial documentary will wrap around the staircase walls between the Museum’s First and Second Floor galleries and includes photographs of the flood’s aftermath.

This exhibition is a collaboration between the Republican-American and the Mattatuck Museum to mark the 60th anniversary of the Flood of 1955. It is sponsored by the Republican-American using photographic images from their archives.






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