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

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

Volunteer

Volunteer today!
Volunteer today!
National Park Service, Weir Farm National Historic Site
 

Volunteers-In-Parks (VIPs) are an important part of Weir Farm National Historic Site. Each year we benefit from the efforts of over 100 VIPs who assist us with a variety of projects and tasks; including garden and trail maintenance, visitor services and interpretation, historic buildings maintenance and preservation, and archival letter transcription.

For more information on the Volunteers-In-Parks program at Weir Farm National Historic Site, please contact the park's Volunteer Coordinator at 203-834-1896 ext.13 or by email.

For information on the Volunteers-In-Parks program nationwide, visit www.nps.gov/volunteer.

For information on volunteer opportunities nationwide, visit www.volunteer.gov/gov.

 

Artist-in-Residence Program
The artistic tradition continues at Weir Farm National Historic Site! Each year, twelve visual artists are selected for one-month residencies (one artist per month). Click here to learn more about the program, and to find information on the current Artist-in-Residence.

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities
Learn about Current Volunteer Opportunities available at Weir Farm National Historic Site!

 

Seasonal Volunteer Spotlight
Just a small way to say "thank you" to all of the park's amazing volunteers.

Did You Know?

Stars on the ceiling of Weir's studio - Photo by Barry McCormick

The Land of Nod was the name given to his property, now preserved as Weir Farm National Historic Site, by Julian Alden Weir and his artist friends. Both Weir and Childe Hassam used the phrase to title works that were inspired by the local landscape.