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June 2017

First Sundays for Families

June 4, 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. Learn Chinese letter painting and enjoy a tea party at this First Sunday for Families! [Read more]

First Sunday Estate Walk

June 4, 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

June 5, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Grainstacks, Bright Sunlight, 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]

$150

Dinner with Billy Collins

June 20, 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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]

Boundless – Opening Reception

June 20, 5:30 pm
Boundless opening reception

Enjoy the new exhibition, Boundless, presenting contemporary art inside Hill-Stead’s period rooms for the first time. [Read more]

Billy Collins – Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

June 21, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The evening will feature Billy Collins, a special reading by Connecticut State Poet Laureate Rennie McQuilkin and music by Plywood Cowboy. [Read more]

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]

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]

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.  [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]

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