Welcome Educators!

Weir Farm National Historic Site offers a wide variety of options for teachers including professional development workshops through A Park for Every Classroom. The park works with educators to plan lessons and field trips that fit with their curricular goals and most effectively use the wealth of historical, cultural, and natural resources at the park to reach their learning objectives.

Plan Your Field Trip

Are you interested in bringing students to Weir Farm National Historic Site and getting a tour from a park ranger? This would be the resource for you!

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Students participate in a rousing game of Paintbrush Limbo!

Professional Development

Weir Farm National Historic Site offers free professional development workshops to teachers through the Park for Every Classroom program.

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The park's Teacher-Ranger Teacher paints with students.

Curriculum Materials

Access Art Alive! Curriculum Materials (Grades 1-12) and Place-Based Curriculum examples.

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A student and park ranger touch a reproduction sculpture in the Young Studio.

Historical & Environmental Readings

Need some primary and secondary sources to help research Weir Farm National Historic Site? Your journey has come to an end. Click here.

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The Weir's at Branchville

Image Galleries

View online galleries, including artwork by and historic photographs of the artists and their families at Weir Farm National Historic Site.

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Julian Alden Weir, Spring Landscape, Branchville, ca. 1882, watercolor on paper, 5” x 6 3/4 ”, Weir Farm National Historic Site.

Guest Speakers

Arrange for a park ranger as a guest speaker in the classroom or at a career fair!

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Park rangers getting ready for Paintbrush Limbo!

Last updated: April 26, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

735 Nod Hill Road
Wilton, CT 06897


(203) 834-1896 x0

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