Burlingham House Visitor Center Closed
Please note the visitor center is closed December 1, 2013 through March 31, 2014. Park grounds are open daily year-round from dawn to dusk. Maps, brochures, and the Passport to Your National Parks stamp are available on the porch of the visitor center.
Winter Weather Information
Although park grounds remain open in snowy weather, snow removal will be minimal and restrooms may be locked. Be aware and plan ahead, as trails and parking areas may not be cleared. Use caution if driving to the park, as road conditions may be hazardous.
Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 07/18/2013 to 10/31/2013Location: 735 Nod Hill Road, Wilton, CT Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 AM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Weir Farm National Historic Site Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 203-834-1896
From Thursday July 18 through October 2013, a new exhibit of oil paintings and ink drawings by modern-day American Impressionist Dmitri Wright of Greenwich, Connecticut will be on display at Weir Farm National Historic Site. Impressions of Spring builds on his recent exhibition at Weir Farm National Historic Site, featuring new reflections on the park’s historic landscape. Expect to see artwork inspired by Weir Farm National Historic Site’s most beloved spring features, including apple blossoms, daffodils, peonies, and even a few plein air painters!
The exhibit can be viewed in the Burlingham House Visitor Center Wednesday through Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Three gallery talks titled American Impressionism & Plein Air will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday August 17, Sunday September 15, and Saturday October 12. Mr. Wright will discuss the challenges and rewards of plein air painting, and will use Weir Farm National Historic Site’s unique setting to discuss the history behind and future of American Impressionism. Participation in these gallery talks is free, but space is limited and registration is required. To register or for more information, please call 203-834-1896 ext. 28.