The MATTIE Arts Center officially opened on the first floor of Hyde County's Historic 1854 Courthouse on October 13, 2012 when the first art class was held. The Center had its official public opening during the Down East Arts & Crafts Show on October 27, 2012. MATTIE is an acronym for "Mattamuskeet Artisans - Teaching, Training, Instructing, and Educating." The arts and crafts learning center and a gallery will exhibit the work of local and regional artists. Classes and workshops are on-going and information about them may be found on the bottom our homepage. You'll find other news and lots of photographs below that will change from time-to-time. Come back to this page often and see what exciting things are happening at MATTIE Arts Center!