Hill-Stead Museum is thrilled to present a new Sculpture Trail on the grounds of the museum featuring the work of seven graduating seniors from The University of Hartford’s Hartford Art School. Each outdoor sculpture was inspired by the history of Hill-Stead Museum, its collections and surroundings. [Read more]
This event will be rescheduled. The new date is coming soon. [Read more]
In celebration of National Poetry Month, Hill-Stead Museum and Hartford Public Library announce a partnership to present poetry writing workshops on April 30, May 15 and June 4. All workshops are located at Hartford Public Library’s Hartford History Center, 500 Main Street, on the 3rd Floor. This month: Art on a Mission: Creating Poems for Social Change, with Dr. Joyce Ashuntantang [Read more]
On the first Sunday of every month, families are invited to explore Hill-Stead. [Read more]
Join Dr. Anna Swinbourne as she brings alive the vibrant art scene in France at the time of the Pope family’s Grand Tour of 1888-1889.
Please note the new date for this lecture [Read more]
In May, June, July, September and October guided walks of the grounds are held at 2 pm on the first Sunday of the month. [Read more]
Come celebrate the opening of the Harford Art School Sculpture Trail! The trail on the grounds of the museum features the work of seven graduating seniors from The University of Hartford’s Hartford Art School. Each outdoor sculpture was inspired by the history of Hill-Stead Museum, its collections and surroundings.
On the first Monday of every month, enjoy this rare opportunity to sketch a still life inside the museum. Bring your own supplies—pencil and kneaded erasers only please (available in the Museum Shop). Stools and drawing boards will be provided. [Read more]
Experience remarkable performances of live music and poetry in the midst of the exquisite natural setting of the historic Sunken Garden. Today, hear a reading by poet Heather McHugh and music by The Meadows Brothers. [Read more]