Winter Village 2021
Nov 26, 2021

Highfield's Winter Village 2021 November 26 - December 12, 2021 Stickwork Installation returns this Holiday season! Before it leaves the grounds forever, we will again be creating a special outdoor holiday “village” for Highfield Hall’s Stickwork sculpture A Passing Fancy by world renowned environmental sculptor Patrick Dougherty. Located on the Highfield front lawn and in the fairy house tradition, the miniature village will be created using natural or upcycled elements and be inspired by the the theme, Time for Joy! Highfield Hall & Gardens has been a destination for those seeking fairies and whimsical miniature fairy houses for [...]


Senioritis 2021

APRIL 28th - MAY 17th

Senioritis showcases the work of Falmouth High School art students. These graduating seniors present engaging, inspiring, and thought-provoking work in a wide range of media. This will be the 15th annual senioritis show at Highfield Hall, a tradition started by Jane Baker and Barbara Milligan in 2007 as a way to feature the artistic talents of the senior students in a beautiful setting.


Hats by Elsie: A Milliner’s Treasure

APRIL 7th - JUNE 5th

Highfield is excited to host this artful display featuring millinery tools, materials, and accessories from a New Bedford milliner’s business archive. Shown throughout the interior of the house, this exhibition will be a first-time look into the work and business of Elsie Rebello, a creative entrepreneur, mother, and teacher who at the age of 92, has never stopped making hats.


Turn the Tide: Courtney Mattison
July 13, 2021

Turn the Tide: Courtney Mattison JULY 13th - OCTOBER 31st Highfield Hall and Gardens is pleased to collaborate with the Marine Biological Laboratory to bring artist Courtney Mattison to Falmouth for a unique summer 2021 exhibition. Turn the Tide explores the delicate beauty of coral reefs through the eyes of Los Angeles-based artist and ocean advocate, Courtney Mattison. Mattison hand-crafts intricately detailed and large-scale ceramic sculptural works drawing from her background in marine conservation biology and policy. Her glazed stoneware and porcelain wall reliefs and sculptural objects translate concepts from climate science into aesthetically compelling forms, bringing the [...]


SEAChange: Meditations on Sustainability
June 15, 2021

SEAChange: Meditations on Sustainability JUNE 15th - OCTOBER 31st Highfield is pleased to announce the exhibition SEAChange: Meditations on Sustainability, featuring over 100 works of art by four artists working in the encaustic medium. The artists formed the Elemental Collective through which they engage in critical discourse and art practice addressing and raising awareness of current issues in society and the environment. Each artist makes use of organic forms and abstractions and is inspired by nature and its processes, such as earth altering heating, cooling, and pressure. The exhibition is aimed at furthering the conversation on how to [...]


Togetherness: The Front Steps Project


Togetherness celebrates and documents a unique period in the recent history of Falmouth and the surrounding communities of Bourne, Mashpee, and Sandwich. Business owner and local photographer Lee Geishecker, together with realtor and community business organizer Annie Hart Cool, produced a visual diary of people in these communities affected by the unprecedented restrictions and limits to normal life brought on by COVID 19.


Edges: SAQA Regional Exhibition

APRIL 7th - JUNE 5th

We encounter many edges in our lives – the edge between water and land, land and sky, day and night, fall and winter, hope and discouragement. We can equally live on the edge, negotiating a path between difficult options or exploring life to its limits. Artists were invited to explore and present their own interpretation of the theme, “Edges”.


Stickwork by Patrick Dougherty
June 2019

Coming June 2019, a one-of-a-kind Patrick Dougherty stick sculpture will be displayed on the Highfield front lawn!
Highfield Hall & Gardens was selected from worldwide venues for a monumental stick sculpture by internationally-renowned sculptor Patrick Dougherty. This living sculpture will be on Highfield’s front lawn for two years for visitors and the community to enjoy.
There will be numerous programs and special events to celebrate and embrace the creativity of this beautiful, interactive art.

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