Annual Julia Q. Keggi Lecture @ The MATT

On May 2, The MATT will host its annual Julia Q. Keggi lecture from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. This year’s event will feature a conversation and lunch in the Mattatuck galleries with Susan Larkin, Guest Curator of Matilda Browne: Idylls of Farm and Garden on view at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, CT.

MATILDA BROWNE, PEONIES, CA. 1907, OIL ON BOARD, 11 BY 14 INCHES. FLORENCE GRISWOLD MUSEUM.

Ms. Larkin will speak on the artistic career of Matilda Browne, which spanned five decades. During her career, Browne challenged stereotypes about women artists and invaded a traditionally male domain. The cost for the event is $40 for Museum and BRASS Members and $55 for Non-members.

This year’s Julia Q. Keggi lecture is presented in conjunction with a Meet-up at the Florence Griswold Museum on Wednesday, May 10 from noon-2:00 p.m. Join Director of Education Heather Whitehouse for lunch on your own or at Café Flo, followed by a guided tour of Matilda Browne: Idylls of Farm and Garden. Cost is $15 for Museum and BRASS Members and $22 for Non-members.

Located in the heart of downtown Waterbury’s architectural district, the Mattatuck Museum is a vibrant destination, known locally and regionally as a community-centered institution of American art and history. For more information on all of the Museum’s programs, events, and exhibits visit the website at www.mattmuseum.org or call (203) 753-0381.

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