Welcome Educators!

Weir Farm National Historic Site offers a wide variety of options for teachers; including professional development workshops through A Park for Every Classroom. The park works with educators to plan lessons and field trips that fit with their curricular goals and most effectively use the wealth of historical, cultural, and natural resources at the park to reach their learning objectives.


Students participate in a rousing game of Paintbrush Limbo!

Plan Your Field Trip

Are you interested in bringing students to Weir Farm National Historic Site and getting a tour from a park ranger? This would be the resource for you!

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The park's Teacher-Ranger Teacher paints with students.

Professional Development

Weir Farm National Historic Site offers free professional development workshops to teachers through the Park for Every Classroom program.

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A student and park ranger touch a reproduction sculpture in the Young Studio.

Curriculum Materials

Access Art Alive! Curriculum Materials (Grades 1-12) and Place-Based Curriculum examples.

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The Weir's at Branchville

Historical & Environmental Readings

Need some primary and secondary sources to help research Weir Farm National Historic Site? Your journey has come to an end. Click here.

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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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Park rangers getting ready for Paintbrush Limbo!

Guest Speakers

Arrange for a park ranger as a guest speaker in the classroom or at a career fair!

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