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  • 06/30 Thursday
    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    07/02 Saturday
    Grace Farms Tour
    10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
    Open Arts Studio for Families
    10:30 AM – 3:00 PM
    Wildlife Encounters
    11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Grace Farms Tour

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Annual Member Day

Register Now

Date

Jul 23, 2022
10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

free

Join us for our first annual member day, with experiences for all ages to enhance connection with Grace Farms’ architecture, landscape, and each other. Programs include complimentary architecture tours, meadows walks, open arts studio, and exploration and art-making with artist Hillary Waters Fayle.

Grace Farms Members are invited to reserve tickets to join us for a day of free activities in celebration of our vibrant and growing Membership community! Find what interests you the most in the day’s schedule below.

10am-4pm | Imagination Playground 

Build skills, solve problems, and make friends using an innovative system of large-scale, lightweight blocks that encourage fun and learning through curiosity-driven play, designed by Rockwell Group in collaboration with the New York City Parks Department and Kaboom.

10am-11am | Nature Exploration

Join an exploration of the native landscape with artist Hillary Waters Fayle.

10:30am-11:30am | Grace Farms Tour

Explore the River, a meandering glass building designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects SANAA, and four site-specific installations commissioned specifically for Grace Farms by artists Thomas Demand, Olafur Eliasson, Teresita Fernández, and Beatriz Milhazes. The tour ends with complimentary tea in the Pavilion. 

10:30am-11:30am | Open Arts Studio for Families

Think, play, and create! Children and families are invited to spend time together experimenting with new materials and art-making techniques during this facilitated program series. Recommended for families with children ages five through ten.

11:30am-12:30pm | Nature Exploration

Join an exploration of the native landscape with artist Hillary Waters Fayle.

11:30am-12:30pm Open Arts Studio for Families

Think, play, and create! Children and families are invited to spend time together experimenting with new materials and art-making techniques during this facilitated program series. Recommended for families with children ages five through ten.

1pm-5pm | Tea in the Pavilion

Enjoy quiet conversation and tea in Grace Farms’ Pavilion with a 360-degree panorama of our 80-acre preserve.

1pm-2:30pm | Native Meadow Walk

Join us for a guided walk through our meadows and walking trails with Grace Farms Foundation nature experts. Discover the process behind our ongoing meadow restoration and learn about the importance of restoring native meadows and nurturing the habitat where pollinators like bees, butterflies, and birds thrive.

2pm-5pm | Artist Workshop with Hillary Waters Fayle

Drop in for a hands-on art-making workshop with artist Hillary Waters Fayle, using found materials from the native meadows at Grace Farms.

 


Grace Farms Members enjoy a 20% discount on programs and events. Learn more about Membership.

Students must be ages 18 and up. Please be prepared to show your student I.D. or proof of enrollment at check-in.

Children must be ages 17 and below.

Grace Farms Foundation’s interdisciplinary humanitarian mission is to pursue peace through five initiatives — nature, arts, justice, community, and faith — and Grace Farms, a SANAA-designed site for convening people across sectors. Our stake in the ground is to end modern slavery and gender-based violence, and create more grace and peace in our local and global communities.

Join us for our first annual member day, with experiences for all ages to enhance connection with Grace Farms’ architecture, landscape, and each other. Programs include complimentary architecture tours, meadows walks, open arts studio, and exploration and art-making with artist Hillary Waters Fayle.

Grace Farms Members are invited to reserve tickets to join us for a day of free activities in celebration of our vibrant and growing Membership community! Find what interests you the most in the day’s schedule below.

10am-4pm | Imagination Playground 

Build skills, solve problems, and make friends using an innovative system of large-scale, lightweight blocks that encourage fun and learning through curiosity-driven play, designed by Rockwell Group in collaboration with the New York City Parks Department and Kaboom.

10am-11am | Nature Exploration

Join an exploration of the native landscape with artist Hillary Waters Fayle.

10:30am-11:30am | Grace Farms Tour

Explore the River, a meandering glass building designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architects SANAA, and four site-specific installations commissioned specifically for Grace Farms by artists Thomas Demand, Olafur Eliasson, Teresita Fernández, and Beatriz Milhazes. The tour ends with complimentary tea in the Pavilion. 

10:30am-11:30am | Open Arts Studio for Families

Think, play, and create! Children and families are invited to spend time together experimenting with new materials and art-making techniques during this facilitated program series. Recommended for families with children ages five through ten.

11:30am-12:30pm | Nature Exploration

Join an exploration of the native landscape with artist Hillary Waters Fayle.

11:30am-12:30pm Open Arts Studio for Families

Think, play, and create! Children and families are invited to spend time together experimenting with new materials and art-making techniques during this facilitated program series. Recommended for families with children ages five through ten.

1pm-5pm | Tea in the Pavilion

Enjoy quiet conversation and tea in Grace Farms’ Pavilion with a 360-degree panorama of our 80-acre preserve.

1pm-2:30pm | Native Meadow Walk

Join us for a guided walk through our meadows and walking trails with Grace Farms Foundation nature experts. Discover the process behind our ongoing meadow restoration and learn about the importance of restoring native meadows and nurturing the habitat where pollinators like bees, butterflies, and birds thrive.

2pm-5pm | Artist Workshop with Hillary Waters Fayle

Drop in for a hands-on art-making workshop with artist Hillary Waters Fayle, using found materials from the native meadows at Grace Farms.

 


Grace Farms Members enjoy a 20% discount on programs and events. Learn more about Membership.

Students must be ages 18 and up. Please be prepared to show your student I.D. or proof of enrollment at check-in.

Children must be ages 17 and below.

Grace Farms Foundation’s interdisciplinary humanitarian mission is to pursue peace through five initiatives — nature, arts, justice, community, and faith — and Grace Farms, a SANAA-designed site for convening people across sectors. Our stake in the ground is to end modern slavery and gender-based violence, and create more grace and peace in our local and global communities.

Register Now

Date

Jul 23, 2022
10:00 AM–5:00 PM

Venue

Grace Farms, CT

Ticket price

free

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