Gretchen Romey-Tanzer: The Fine Art of Weaving
February 8, 2023

Gretchen Romey-Tanzer: The Fine Art of Weaving FEBRUARY 8th - APRIL 23rd Gretchen Romey-Tanzer: The Fine Art of Weaving Over fifty handwoven compositions of color and weave effects created by Gretchen Romey-Tanzer are on view from February 8 through April 23, 2023. This expansive collection of the artist’s work inhabits multiple galleries at Highfield Hall, offering visitors a unique and intimate environment in which to view these hand-loomed technically complex works of art. Made over the past three decades, with fifteen made in the past two years alone, Romey-Tanzer’s passion for her craft is evident in all that [...]


Lessons from the Fairies

Your Utopia: Lessons from the Fairies Fairy Houses for Summer 2020 Invitational Returning to Highfield Hall & Gardens for summer 2020 – “Lessons from the Fairies” allows us to imagine what nature spirits can teach us about our lives, and the positive impact we can have on the earth. Your Fairy House Utopia can take many forms and we welcome proposals from individuals, couples, or families. We have room for up to 30 creations on the property and looking for originality, choice of materials, site sensitivity, a sketch, and a written description about what makes [...]


Maker Stories: Richard Cooke, the Vagabond Music Maker

Picture this. You’re strolling down the Beech Tree Path, just minding your own business, soaking up the afternoon sun. Up ahead, something catches your eye—glints of silver poking through all the greenery. Curious as a cat, you slink closer, waiting to pounce on your discovery: three giant instruments! What do you do?

Start playing! That’s exactly what their creator, Grammy-award-winner Richard Cooke would encourage you to do. He designed our new, permanent collection of outdoor musical instruments bringing art, music and nature together in perfect harmony. Just for you.


Holidays at Highfield 2018

THIS EVENT HAS CONCLUDED 2018 Holidays at Highfield Engage all your senses as you stroll through the beautifully decorated mansion. Enjoy live entertainment, indulge in culinary delights, and revel in the lush decor by designer Rita Pacheco. Every room features a unique vignette meant to showcase Highfield’s signature offerings: world-class music, crowd-pleasing culinary, and stunning art. On the main level of the house, browse the Gift Gallery and purchase locally-sourced, handmade treasures. Down the hall in the Billiard room, take a moment to relax and savor tasty homemade treats with family and friends in the Holiday Cafe. The [...]

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