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March 2018

The Ballet Ball

March 24, 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

From Degas to Dior, don your dancing shoes at The Ballet Ball! See spectacular performances featuring Albano Ballet dancers and participate in period ballroom dance (lesson included!)

The Ballet Ball is a 21+ event (ID is required for liquid delights). Dress: as fabulously as possible (black tie optional). [Read more]

April 2018

Rooms in Bloom Preview Party

April 6, 5:00 pm
Rooms in BloomFresh Flowers in HIll-Stead's Historic Rooms

Join us for light bites and conversation before a Rooms in Bloom Preview! [Read more]

Rooms in Bloom

April 7 - April 8
Rooms in Bloom

Fabulous, fresh floral arrangements created by local designers will be on view throughout the first floor of the museum. [Read more]

Hill-Stead Uncorked! Wine Tasting & Cellar Tour

April 12, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening for cultivating your palate with wine tasting, generous hors d’oeuvres, wine pulls, and fabulous new friends. Experience small group tours of Hill-Stead’s best-kept secret – the Wine Cellar.
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Arts & Leisure VIP Tour: Adventures in Collecting

April 13, 5:45 pm

Join Curator Melanie Bourbeau for an in-depth look at art books in Hill-Stead’s collection to gain insight into topics and subjects that captivated Alfred Pope and shed light on how he educated himself as a collector. Open to Arts & Leisure members. [Read more]

Money, Beauty, Power: The Transformation of Taste in America’s Gilded Age,

April 19

Join us for a Decorative Arts Study Group lecture by Ulysses Grant Deitz, retired Chief Curator of the Newark Museum. [Read more]

May 2018

2018 May Market

May 5 - May 6
May Market at Hill-Stead Museum

Celebrate the arrival of Spring at May Market, our annual home, garden and gourmet benefit event featuring premium exhibitors, rare and unusual plants, entertainment, children’s activities, food, and a museum open house. [Read more]

First Sunday Estate Walk

May 6, 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]

Hill-Stead’s 26th Annual Benefit Dinner Auction, Diamonds in the Rough

May 24, 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Benefit Dinner Auction

Hill-Stead’s annual Benefit Dinner Auction takes place under a grand tent on the West Lawn and features a multi-course dinner with outstanding food and wine for event patrons. [Read more]

David McLoghlin Poetry Writing Workshop

May 27, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
David McLoghlin

As part of opening night of the 2018 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, featuring Irish poetry and music, David McLoghlin will be offering a 2-hour poetry writing workshop at Hill-Stead. [Read more]

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