• From Right to Left: Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

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September 14, 2014
National Public Lands Day at Weir Farm National Historic Site
On Saturday, September 27 from 9:00 to 11:00 am, Weir Farm National Historic Site will host a habitat restoration event. Registration for this event is required and space is limited. To register or for more information, please call Volunteer Coordinator Kristin Lessard at 203-834-1896 ext. 11.

September 07, 2014
Fall Impressionist Painting Workshop for Beginning Artists
Weir Farm National Historic Site will be offering a two-day Fall Impressionist Painting Workshop on Saturday and Sunday, October 4 and October 5 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Registration is required. Workshops is designed for beginning art students and artists.

September 04, 2014
Van Alen Institute and National Park Service Invite Multidisciplinary Teams to Envision National Parks Now
New Van Alen Institute/NPS competition calls on teams of young professionals to rethink the national park visitor experience for the 21st century. The deadline for registration and electronic submission of the RFQ is 11:59 p.m. EDT on October 30, 2014 via the competition website.

Did You Know?

Weir Studio - Photo by Peter Margonelli

Weir Farm National Historic Site is located in the historic town of Branchville, Connecticut. It was named for the "branch" of the train line that used to connect the Danbury railroad to the center of Ridgefield, Connecticut.