Weekly Tours & Programs
Some tours, including that of Aspet, are subject to staff availabilty and may occasionally be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.
Please call ahead if you are coming for a particular tour, or to see a specific sculpture or area of the park.
Special Art Tours (45 minutes): 11:00 am, 1:00 and 3:00 pm .A great way to learn about Saint-Gaudens' art and his life in Cornish. Which of these 45 minute tours is offered at which time will vary day-to-day. The Art Tours may not be available on Concert Sundays
● Saint-Gaudens' Civil War Monuments (11:00 am)
Commemorating the heroes of America’s bloody internal conflict dominated Saint-Gaudens public work. Experience the impact of these sculptures, and hear the stories that went into their making.
● Women and Saint-Gaudens (1:00 pm)
Get to know the Gilded Age women who lived, loved, and worked alongside America’s greatest sculptor, inspiring his work and creating their own.
● The Sculptural Process (3:00 pm)
Saint-Gaudens was both a master of his craft and an innovator in his time. Learn about his process and the techniques he used to produce his sculptural masterworks.
SPECIAL THEMED GUIDED TOURS of "Aspet" Saint-Gaudens' Home (20 minutes): 10:30 am., 2:00 am., 4:00 pm.most days. Tours are limited to 12 people at a time and tickets are available each day on a first come/first served basis. Reservations are not taken. There is no additional charge for the Aspet tour.
● Saint-Gaudens the Family Man (10:30 am)
A person’s home is an intimate portrait of their life. Explore the day-to-day side of Gus as a father and husband as expressed through the objects in his home.
● Gussie's World (2:00 pm)
Artist, businesswoman, mother, legacy-builder. Augusta Saint-Gaudens held many roles in her life with skill and aplomb. Learn about her far-reaching contributions in this focused tour.
● Life in the Cornish Colony (4:00)
Saint-Gaudens was a central force of energy among the Cornish Colony artists, inspiring group activities and throwing parties. Experience the spaces that hosted these merry affairs.
ASPET OPEN HOUSES
Explore the home of Augustus, Augusta and Homer Saint-Gaudens at your own pace, with staff present to answer questions.
Daily from 9:30 am -10:30 am, 11:30 am-12:30 pm and 2:30 pm -3:30 pm.
Because of the size of the house, only 12 people at a time can be admitted in the house at one time.
The first floor of the home is open and contains all of the original furnishings. The upstrairs rooms are not open to the public. None of Saint-Gaudens' artwork is exhibited in the house..
*** Please note: unfortunately, Aspet is not wheelchair accessible.
Aspet may be open from 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 - 4:00, staff permitting, on concert Sundays.