Calendar of Events

Jul
28
Sun
Coffee and Canvas: Guided Painting Workshop at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Register now for the Park’s first ever guided painting class! Art Educator Whitney Hoffman will take you step by step to create an original painting of Weir Farm. The program, including all materials, is free, and coffee and tea are provided by the Friends of Weir Farm. Join us for a morning of creating art and having fun over coffee!

Registration: Registration opens June 15. Registration is free, but space is limited, so please call early to secure a spot! To register or for more information, please call 203-834-1896 ext. 28.

Aug
2
Fri
Farming the Landscape: Art and Agriculture Tours at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Did the artist J. Alden Weir have a farm?  What type of crops did they grow?  What types of animals lived in the Weir Barn?

Join Park Ranger Tom Barberi every other Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 am for a guided tour and learn about the agricultural history of Weir Farm.   Learn how the agricultural history and landscape of Weir Farm inspired J. Alden Weir’s paintings.

Registration: No registration is required, but parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.

Aug
10
Sat
Hike and Write – Nature Journaling and Sketching at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Connect with the beauty of Weir Farm through your own outdoor writing experience. Join Art Educator Whitney Hoffman for a guided hike to Weir Pond that includes nature journaling and sketching. Journals and sketching supplies provided!

Registration: Registration Opens July 15. Registration is free, but space is limited, so please call early to secure a spot! To register or for more information, please call 203-834-1896 ext. 28.

Aug
14
Wed
Coffee and Canvas: Guided Painting Workshop at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Aug 14 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Register now for the Park’s first ever guided painting class! Art Educator Whitney Hoffman will take you step by step to create an original painting of Weir Farm. The program, including all materials, is free, and coffee and tea are provided by the Friends of Weir Farm. Join us for a morning of creating art and having fun over coffee!

Registration: Registration opens July 15. Registration is free, but space is limited, so please call early to secure a spot! To register or for more information, please call 203-834-1896 ext. 28.

Aug
16
Fri
Farming the Landscape: Art and Agriculture Tours at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Aug 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Did the artist J. Alden Weir have a farm?  What type of crops did they grow?  What types of animals lived in the Weir Barn?

Join Park Ranger Tom Barberi every other Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 am for a guided tour and learn about the agricultural history of Weir Farm.   Learn how the agricultural history and landscape of Weir Farm inspired J. Alden Weir’s paintings.

Registration: No registration is required, but parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.

Aug
17
Sat
Junior Ranger Family Fun Day at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Aug 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Friends of Weir Farm National Historic Site are hosting a series of Junior Ranger Family Fun Days the 3rd Saturday of the month.  Special Junior Ranger activities with a unique theme will be offered each month. Stop by the pop-up tent outside the Weir House anytime between 1:00 and 3:00 to become a Junior Park Ranger!

Aug
30
Fri
Farming the Landscape: Art and Agriculture Tours at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Aug 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Did the artist J. Alden Weir have a farm?  What type of crops did they grow?  What types of animals lived in the Weir Barn?

Join Park Ranger Tom Barberi every other Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 am for a guided tour and learn about the agricultural history of Weir Farm.   Learn how the agricultural history and landscape of Weir Farm inspired J. Alden Weir’s paintings.

Registration: No registration is required, but parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.

Sep
12
Thu
Coffee and Canvas: Guided Painting Workshop at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Sep 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Register now for the Park’s first ever guided painting class! Art Educator Whitney Hoffman will take you step by step to create an original painting of Weir Farm. The program, including all materials, is free, and coffee and tea are provided by the Friends of Weir Farm. Join us for a morning of creating art and having fun over coffee!

Registration: Registration opens August 15. Registration is free, but space is limited, so please call early to secure a spot! To register or for more information, please call 203-834-1896 ext. 28.

Sep
13
Fri
Farming the Landscape: Art and Agriculture Tours at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Did the artist J. Alden Weir have a farm?  What type of crops did they grow?  What types of animals lived in the Weir Barn?

Join Park Ranger Tom Barberi every other Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 am for a guided tour and learn about the agricultural history of Weir Farm.   Learn how the agricultural history and landscape of Weir Farm inspired J. Alden Weir’s paintings.

Registration: No registration is required, but parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.

Sep
14
Sat
Linoleum Carving and Block Printmaking Workshop at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

This workshop continues the tradition of linoleum and woodcut printmaking at Weir Farm.  Join Art Educator Whitney Hoffman for a beginner’s introduction to carving and printing. This workshop is limited to ages 16 and up.

Registration: Registration Opens August 15. Registration is free, but space is limited, so please call early to secure a spot! To register or for more information, please call 203-834-1896 ext. 28.