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

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

Take Part in Art

Take Part in Art!
A young artist Takes Part in Art!
Photo by Alex Vonkleydorff
 
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Be Creative - Be Inspired - Take Part in Art

Visitors have the opportunity to experience first-hand the fun of plein air painting and sketching, while becoming a part of a unique and enduring artistic tradition.

Art supplies, provided by the National Park Service, allow visitors to capture a view of the park, which they are invited to keep. To see visitor artwork, click here.

Bring your friends and family and discover what Julian Alden Weir described as "that wonderful something that the landscape in nature suggests...."

 

April & November Schedule

Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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May - October Schedule

Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Colored Pencils & Pastels Colored Pencils & Pastels
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Colored Pencils & Pastels Colored Pencils & Pastels Watercolors Watercolors

 
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Did You Know?

Weir Studio - Photo by Peter Margonelli

Painter Julian Alden Weir wanted to build a rural retreat in the Keene Valley area of the Adirondacks, but decided instead that his farm in Branchville, Connecticut, now preserved as Weir Farm National Historic Site, would make a more suitable home for his family.