Legacy of a Landscape

Designed and preserved by artists, Weir Farm
National Historic Site welcomes everyone to
experience the power of creativity, art, and
nature. Escape to the only national park
dedicated to American painting and rediscover
the beauty of light and color in everyday life.

Features

View Weir Farm inspired artwork from museums around the world, all in one place.

Artwork

Where is all the art? Right here! View Weir Farm inspired artwork from museums around the world, all in one place.

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A park ranger presenting a program.

Event Calendar

Planning a trip to Weir Farm National Historic Site? Check the calendar for any upcoming programs, tours, and special events!

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Julian Alden Weir, c. 1885

J. Alden Weir: American Impressionist

Julian Alden Weir (1852-1919) helped pioneer the development of American Impressionism. Learn about his incredible career and artistic legacy!

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Julian Alden Weir, Spring Landscape, Branchville, ca. 1882, watercolor on paper, 5” x 6 3/4 ”, Weir Farm National Historic Site.

Image Galleries

View online galleries, including artwork by and historic photographs of the artists and their families at Weir Farm National Historic Site.

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A young visitor enjoys painting with watercolors.

Take Part in Art

Discover your inner artist by sketching or painting 'en plein air' as artists have done at Weir Farm National Historic Site for over 130 years!

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Lisa

Visitor of the Month

Learn more about Lisa, our September 2015 Visitor of the Month.

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Summer 2015's Featured Volunteers, Liz and Amanda!

Seasonal Volunteer Spotlight

Meet two of Weir Farm National Historic Site's amazing volunteers in this Seasonal Volunteer Spotlight! Summer 2015 features Amanda and Liz!

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Artists on Site Exhibit

Artists on Site Exhibit

Learn about Artists on Site, the park's 25th anniversary retrospective exhibit, featuring original works by Artists-in-Residence and Visiting Artists

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Artist-in-Residence working in the on-site studio at Weir Farm.

Artist-in-Residence program

Artists-in-Residence are selected to spend one month living and working on site, helping perpetuate the unbroken artistic tradition.

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