Planning a wedding or other milestone occasion?


A Weddings and Events Open House


April 2, 1 to 4 pm


Endless Event Possibilities

With its incomparable collection of Impressionist masterpieces, scenic views of the Litchfield hills, exquisite gardens and expansive acreage, there are endless possibilities for designing an extraordinary affair to remember at Hill-Stead.  Our five unique indoor and outdoor spaces are ideal for a variety of events from corporate receptions, meeting or retreats to weddings, cocktail parties, or celebration dinners.


Corporate Rentals

2015-May-17-Hill-Stead-Erik-Larson-2Hill-Stead offers the ultimate escape from conventional corporate and hotel meeting rooms. The Museum’s collection, outdoor spaces and 152 acres of scenic walking trails and gardens will serve as inspiration for customized team-building activities and company receptions.

  • Five unique indoor and outdoor venues
  • Accommodations for up to 200+
  • Presentation equipment available
  • Let Hill-Stead assist with meeting arrangements and vendor selections
  • For more information, contact Sarah Wadsworth, Manager of Private Rentals & Corporate Functions
    860-677-4787 ext 134 or wadsworths@hillstead.org.

Weddings and Other Celebrations

facility3Hill-Stead’s exquisite setting makes every event special—from weddings and commitment ceremonies to cocktail parties, showers, family reunions and bar/bat mitzvahs, Hill-Stead makes every event something special.

  • Five unique indoor and outdoor venues
  • Named by Connecticut Magazine one of the nine “most-out-of-the-ordinary places [Connecticut] has to offer for wedding receptions.”
  • For more information, contact Sarah Wadsworth, Manager of Private Rentals & Corporate Functions
    860-677-4787 ext 134 or wadsworths@hillstead.org.

“Besides the setting, which was of course, perfect, we would like to thank you personally for all your help throughout the process. Your knowledge and comfort level with planning were obvious, and your guidance both prior to the wedding and during the event was so helpful. Thanks from all of us for making this such a memorable day.” – Debbie and Ted M.

Site Tours

Materials are available for self-guided site tours with property maps, accompanying narrative descriptions of all spaces, and professional photographers’ albums showing weddings at Hill-Stead.

Ask at the Museum Shop for a general site tour. If you would like more information after touring the site or planning your event, please contact Sarah Wadsworth, Manager of Private Rentals and Corporate Functions, at 860.677.4787 ext. 134 or wadsworths@hillstead.org.

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