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June 2017

Nature Poetry Writing Workshop

June 25, 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

New England National Scenic Trail Poet-in-Residence, David K. Leff, will offer an invigorating Nature Poetry Writing Workshop at Hill-Stead in conjunction with the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival.  [Read more]

Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Day

June 25, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Visit Hill-Stead Museum as part of a special statewide celebration of Connecticut’s stunning historic gardens. [Read more]

Story Time @ Theo’s

June 28, 9:00 am - 10:00 am

At Hill-Stead’s Story Time, your child will be introduced to stories related to art, museums, nature, and much more. Each session includes music, movement, and an art project to take home—all in Hill-Stead’s historic setting. This month’s theme: WATER! [Read more]

An Evening at the O’Roukery

June 28, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A special evening at The O’Rourkery, Theodate’s first home in Farmington, followed by a presentation on Colonial and Colonial Revival fabrics by Rabbit Goody of Thistle Hill Weavers. For Theodate Pope Riddle Society and Decorative Arts Study Group members only.  [Read more]

July 2017

First Sundays for Familes

July 2, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

On the first Sunday of every month, families are invited to explore Hill-Stead. Museum-led art projects for children are offered at 1 pm, and self-guided tours run from 1 to 4 pm. This month, families can learn Chinese letter [Read more]

First Sunday Estate Walk

July 2, 2:00 pm

Join us for a guided estate walk at 2 pm.

In May, June, July, August, September and October, a guided estate walk is held on the first Sunday of the month. [Read more]

Lunch, Listen & Learn – For Hill-Stead Volunteers

July 3, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Grainstacks, White Frost Effect, Claude Monet

Every first Monday at 1 pm, Hill-Stead Museum’s Volunteers (from guides to gardeners) enjoy learning something new about Hill-Stead Museum’s collection and history during the monthly series Lunch, Listen & Learn.

This program is offered exclusively to museum Volunteers. To find out more about supporting the museum as a volunteer, see Volunteer, or contact us at 860.677.4787 x181. [Read more]

Extended Museum Hours – July 4

July 4, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

As part of our Extended Museum Hours, Hill-Stead Museum will be open to tour at your leisure on Tuesday, July 4, from 10 to 4 pm. [Read more]

Jericho Brown Poetry Writing Workshop – Jump-Start your Engines

July 9, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Poetry writing workshop Jericho Brown

In this poetry writing workshop Jericho Brown helps you generate new work through a set of unconventional exercises that keep our ears open and our fingers moving.  [Read more]

Poetry of Our World: Jericho Brown & Ladan Osman – Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

July 9, 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

This evening’s event features Jericho Brown, Landan Osman and a Poetry Jam/Urban Poetry Conversation, and music by Tang Sauce and DJ Stealth. [Read more]

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