Calendar of Events

Sep
20
Fri
Stone Wall Tour at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn more about the Park’s historic stone walls during special guided hikes throughout the 2019 season. Join Park Ranger Tom Barberi on a ramble through the fields of Weir Farm National Historic Site to examine the three different types of stone walls on the property and learn about their rich history. The stone walls not only provide an opportunity to explore New England’s geologic and cultural past, but they have also served as a source of inspiration to the artists that have lived and visited here for over 135 years.
No registration is required, but parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.

 

Sep
27
Fri
Farming the Landscape: Art and Agriculture Tours at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Sep 27 @ 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.

Oct
4
Fri
Stone Wall Tour at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn more about the Park’s historic stone walls during special guided hikes throughout the 2019 season. Join Park Ranger Tom Barberi on a ramble through the fields of Weir Farm National Historic Site to examine the three different types of stone walls on the property and learn about their rich history. The stone walls not only provide an opportunity to explore New England’s geologic and cultural past, but they have also served as a source of inspiration to the artists that have lived and visited here for over 135 years.
No registration is required, but parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.

 

Oct
11
Fri
Farming the Landscape: Art and Agriculture Tours at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Oct 11 @ 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.

Oct
18
Fri
Stone Wall Tour at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn more about the Park’s historic stone walls during special guided hikes throughout the 2019 season. Join Park Ranger Tom Barberi on a ramble through the fields of Weir Farm National Historic Site to examine the three different types of stone walls on the property and learn about their rich history. The stone walls not only provide an opportunity to explore New England’s geologic and cultural past, but they have also served as a source of inspiration to the artists that have lived and visited here for over 135 years.
No registration is required, but parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.

 

Oct
22
Tue
Portfolio Day @ The Aldrich @ The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Curious about the process of applying to and attending art school? Share your portfolio with admissions representatives from leading art colleges and universities such as the New School, Pratt Institute, and the School at the Art Institute of Chicago. This annual program affords high school students a unique opportunity to personally interact with representatives from leading art programs while deepening their understanding of what programs exist, where to find them, and if they are the right fit. Doors open at 3 pm and close at 7 pm. Parents and teachers are welcome to attend.

If you have any questions, please email Sierra Van Ryck deGroot at svanryckdegroot@aldrichart.org.

Oct
25
Fri
Farming the Landscape: Art and Agriculture Tours at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Oct 25 @ 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.