A National Park for Art

Visit the home and studio of America's most beloved Impressionist, J. Alden Weir, and walk in the footsteps of generations of world-class artists. Set amidst more than 60 acres of painterly woods, fields, and waterways, you’ll soon see why Weir described his home as the "Great Good Place." Weir’s farm is a national legacy to American Impressionism, the creative spirit, and historic preservation.

Painting by J. Alden Weir, Landscape and Farm, 1895 (Delaware Museum of Art)

Step into Art

Plan your visit – the park is open daily, sunrise to sunset, year-round.

In the Dooryard, J.Alden Weir, 1894, private collection

Discover American Impressionism

Weir Farm preserves the life and work of Julian Alden Weir, one of America’s most influential Impressionists.

Stone walls amidst lush greenery, image by Xiomaro

Explore in Every Season

Stroll the gardens and grounds, hike miles of trails, take a tour, and find things to do all year long.

Artist easel and painting of the Weir studio

Create Art in the Park

Try your hand at creating art or find inspiration here for your next sketch or painting. Artists of all abilities welcome.

Brush with Greatness

Visit the online gallery to see paintings by artists who made Weir Farm their home, as well as renowned Impressionists who visited.

Julian Alden Weir (1852-1919)

Julian Alden Weir (1852-1919)

As the father of American Impressionism, Weir used new, international ideas about painting to change American art.

Young girl shares with park ranger

Become a Junior Ranger

There's plenty for children to do and discover here. Junior Ranger activities will help them get started.

Last updated: October 31, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

735 Nod Hill Road
Wilton, CT 06897


(203) 834-1896 x0

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