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Children Visit Mystic Museum of Art for Free this Summer
July 1, 2022 - September 5, 2022
Through the CT Summer at the Museum program, the special exhibition admission upcharge is waived for Connecticut residents ages 18 and younger plus one accompanying adult. This program will run from July 1st through September 5th. The program provides children and families a chance to experience Mystic Museum of Art and benefit from our programs, activities, and exhibits.
To be eligible, the children and adult must be Connecticut residents with a valid id. This program is geared towards families exploring together and may not be used for group visits, such as visits from camps, youth groups, scouts, Boys and Girls Clubs, etc. It is not valid for special events or studio programs.
Children can visit the Mystic Museum of Art for Free this Summer because of funding provided by a Grant from CT Humanities.
MMoA visitors will see the special summer exhibitions Norman Rockwell’s Saturday Evening Post Covers: Tell Me a Story and Missing Narratives (now through September 18). MMoA is open seven days a week 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. (closed 4th of July and Labor Day). For those not eligible for the CT Summer at the Museum, there is a special exhibition upcharge of $10 per person to visit these exhibitions. Veterans, active military, and their families are free year-round.
The Mystic Museum of Art (MMoA) was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $15,000 from Connecticut Humanities to support their participation in the CT Summer at the Museum initiative.
The program invites Connecticut children ages 18 and under plus one accompanying Connecticut resident adult to visit participating museums free of charge from July 1 through September 5, 2022. Funding for the initiative is provided by the CT General Assembly, with the support of Connecticut Humanities and the Department of Economic and Community
Development, Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the federal ARPA.
For children especially, a visit to a museum can provide transformative experiences of art that supports mental health, improves learning outcomes, and offers uniquely positive activities and outlets for many of the neighborhoods, towns, and cities that we serve. As children and students missed out on more than two years of group and school visits to cultural institutions, the CT Summer at the Museum Program gives these children and students a chance to experience hands-on, interactive learning, and benefit from a wide variety of programs, activities, and exhibitions.