Immerse yourself in art. Take the time and focus you need to advance your art. Visual artists apply for one month residencies in all media and diverse artistic points of view from traditional to experimental.
About the Program
The Artist-in-Residence Program selects ten artists a year to live and work in the park. One of over 50 programs throughout the National Park Service, the residency at Weir Farm National Historic Site offers artists an opportunity to live and work in a national park, and to be inspired to create. Visual artists apply for one month residencies in all media, representing diverse artistic points of view from traditional to experimental.
Applications for 2019 are due November 1, 2018.
Download: Application and Guidelines for the Artist-in-Residence program. For more information, please contact the Weir Farm Art Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or 203-761-9945.
Art Programs Throughout the National Park Service
Weir Farm National Historic Site and Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site initiated a project to better understand the current status and opportunities of National Park Service Artist-in-Residence programs. Both parks are dedicated to visual artists with active Artist-in-Residence programs.
Interested in working in national parks across the country? The National Park Service maintains a nationwide listing of Artist-in-Residence programs.
Arts programs engage visitors in exciting new ways. Arts Afire: Creative Engagement through the Arts, supported by Weir Farm National Historic Site, profiles five national parks who've developed arts programs for the modern day park visitor. The publication also includes practical suggestions for getting started and resource links.
Last updated: May 27, 2018