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Opening Wednesday, March 29 for the 2017 Season

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center will reopen for the 2017 season on March 29. The world’s largest Native American museum launches its 19th season with exciting, one-of-a-kind offerings including a newly curated contemporary art exhibition, a free artist reception, and a program exploring the secret lives of owls.

Contemporary Art Exhibit March 29 - November 2

Opening Reception: Friday, March 31, free admission

5p: artist conversation

6p - 8p: gallery opening

A curated contemporary art exhibition entitled Without a Theme. An immersive display showcases approximately 20 vibrant, large-format installations from seven premier North American artists. The exhibition will be housed in the Mashantucket Gallery until Nov. 2 and is included in general museum admission. For details please visit our Events Page or on our press release

  Exclusive Member-Only Access During the Winter Season 

The Pequot Museum switches to its winter schedule on December 4, 2016 and will reopen for the 2017 season on March 29.

Museum members have exclusive access to the museum every Wednesday from 9am - 5pm during the winter season. 

Members will experience the museum exhibits, ride to the top of the Observation Tower, take a guided tour with one of our educational experts at no additional cost and watch exclusive showings of The Witness at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm in our movie theater… just bring your member card and contact groupsales@pequotmuseum.orgbefore you visit. Please note the museum store and the museum restaurant will not be open during the winter schedule. 

Not a member? BECOME ONE TODAY by visiting our membership page.

 Artists-in-Residence: Calling Native artists

The Pequot Museum is now offering studio work space to Native artists free of charge on a first come, first serve basis. As an Artist-in-Residence, you can demonstrate your process to visitors, show your work, and help us design a retail option for selling your work. Download a space request form.

For more information contact: Deb Jones @ DJones@pequotmuseum.org