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. Learn Chinese letter painting and enjoy a tea party at this First Sunday for Families! [Read more]
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]
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]
Please join us for a cocktail reception in the museum to celebrate the opening of our new book art exhibition, and then head to the Makeshift Theater to share a meal with the “Great American Poet” Billy Collins. [Read more]
Enjoy the new exhibition, Boundless, presenting contemporary art inside Hill-Stead’s period rooms for the first time. [Read more]
The evening will feature Billy Collins, a special reading by Connecticut State Poet Laureate Rennie McQuilkin and music by Plywood Cowboy. [Read more]
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]
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]
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. [Read more]