10/5/2010 - Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center presents " Lauren Sevian Jazz ", " The Global Film Initiative " ( A Foreign Film Series ), & "Getting Along: The Immigrant Experience in Waterbury"

Mattatuck: More Than a Museum! 

 It's a date!!
The foreign film series is here!!
Click here to view trailer for 2010 global film series


Lauren Sevian Jazz at the Mattatuck Museum  


Lauren Sevian Baritone Sax

 Lauren Sevian has been playing the baritone sax since she was 12 years old
and by 16, won the Count Basie invitational soloing competition.
She has been a regular member of such groups such as the MIngus Big Band,
Denis Leary and the Enablers, and the Artie Shaw Orchestra. She even amazed audiences and was critically acclaimed at Carnegie Hall.


Have some wine, socialize, and enjoy some swinging jazz!

The October Jazz performance marks the beginning of the third year of the Museum's All Jazz First Thursdsays produced by WZBG radio personality and jazz guru, Mike Gow.


The Museum invites all music enthusiasts to join us from 5:30 - 7:30 pm, Thursday, October 7 at the Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center.

Admission is $7 for museum members and $15 for non-members.


Admission is FREE when you join the museum or renew your membership on First Thursday.   


First Thursdays, a fun, after-hours event, is a great way to meet friends, network with business associates, enjoy live music,

 refreshments, and unwind!

   Funded by a generous grant from The Mayor's Council on Arts and Tourism 


International Foreign Film Series Continues with "Gods"

a Peruvian film with satirical social commentary.



Mattatuck Young Professional Ambassadors Commitee presents


The Global Lens 2010 film series- a showcase of ten critically acclaimed narrative feature films from Algeria, China, India, Iran, Mexico, Peru, Serbia, South Africa, Uruguay and Vietnam, will screen at the museum. 


  The Thursday series continues with the Peruvian film "Gods" starting at

 7 pm  Thursday October 14th, 2010:

October 14th - Gods      
October 21st - Ocean of an Old Man
October 28th - Leo's Room
November 11th - Ordinary People
November 18th - Adrift
December 9th - The Shaft
December 16th - Becloud
*Sunday matinee viewing will run October 24th - December 26th, 2-4 pm.

Admission is  free for members and $5 for non-members. 

 Become a member at the film and get free admission to all 10 films. 


For tickets and information, visit: www.mattatuckmuseum.org and go to "Programs and Events" or call (203) 753-0381 ext 10.


The Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center is located at 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT.  


Global Lens 2010 screening will be hosted by Mattatuck's Young Professional Ambassadors Committee (MYPAC) and has been generously funded by the Mayor's Council on Arts and Tourism.


The 15th Annual Frederick G. Mason Lecture


Getting Along:The Immigrant Experience in Waterbury


Thursday, October 14, 5:30 PM


 FEATURING: Ruth Glasser, Professor of Urban and Community Studies at the UCONN campus in Waterbury.
 We all know Waterbury is a city of immigrants, but what does that really mean? Ruth Glasser will explore how Waterbury's immigrant communities have changed from the early 19th century to the present and the impact they have on our city. Dr. Glasser has written several books on Connecticut's immigrant and migrant communities. Sure to be a fascinating topic!

Free of charge. For more information, call 203 753 0381 ext 10 

Funded by Frederick G. Mason Jr.



"Where Lies Beauty"


 the film 



  Friday, October 22, 6:30PM
Featuring the following artists: Leah Joo, Susan Madasci, Mia Brownell,
Afarin Rahmanifar, and Eleanor Miller.


Watch as the art-making process unfolds before your eyes!
The Museum has commissioned this film to document the Josephine McMillen and Lois Livingston McMillen exhibit of the dynamic art of five women artist.
The film reveals the aesthetic and intellectual instigations behind each
artist's creation as well as the precise and painstaking detail it takes
to make a masterpiece.

Made possible by The Josephine McMillen and Lois Livingston McMillen Fund



For  information, visit: www.mattatuckmuseum.org and go to


"Programs and Events" or call (203) 753-0381 ext 10. The Mattatuck Museum is located at 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT.  




Mattatuck Museum Arts & History Center
144 West Main Street
Waterbury, Connecticut 06702