Hill-Stead has so much to offer!
Hands-on learning, experiential events, performances, and celebrations take place at Hill-Stead throughout the year.
- For a complete listing of upcoming events at Hill-Stead, visit our Calendar
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- See programs At Hill-Stead
- Explore Virtual Hill-Stead
- A virtual or in-person field trip
Enjoy the Arts
Tour the 1901 Historic House on a guided tour.
Our gardens and grounds are open from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm for all to enjoy.
Grab our Trail Map and wander through meadows, forests, pond habitats, and our historic farm on our walking trails.
Let your young artists spend their Winter on the Hill at our after-school nature series for kids.
Visit the new Pollinator Garden—an innovative garden designed to provide shelter and food for wildlife while supporting pollinators. Native plants attract a variety of birds, butterflies, and other wildlife by providing diverse habitats and food sources.
Take an armchair journey with our founder, Theodate Pope Riddle during her European Grand Tour (1888 -1889). Episodes 1 through 7 now available!
Get creative with our custom-designed coloring pages
Learn about the Russian Icon in Hill-Stead’s collection in an article by Guide and Educator Martha O’Leary.
Discover new perspectives with our online photography lesson. And keep an eye out for our next photo contest. See the past winners: What Matters Most Photography Contest, Budding Photographers Photo Contest
Preparing for Fall Classes? Review our lesson plans and educator resources.
Learn about the Elements of Art in this video series with education specialist, Rachel Cutler
Get a Collection Close-Up from HIll-Stead’s Guides
Virtual Programs with Live Instruction
Bring your students to Hill-Stead via Zoom or Google Classroom. Schedule a virtual school tour