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SOLD OUT! Coral Clay Workshop

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

This event is SOLD OUT! To be placed on a waiting list, please contact the office at 508-495-1878 ext. 2 Courtney Mattison, the ceramic artist behind the inspiring Turn the Tide exhibition will lead a hands-on clay workshop for families! Join Courtney as she demonstrates and shares techniques for creating beautiful clay corals. Participants will have the chance to form different types of corals such as massive coral, branching coral, and foliose coral. Using printed images of a variety of coral to inspire, she will lead you to experiment with different textures and forms. In addition, you will learn about [...]

$30 – $40

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 6-10! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. This morning's activity is Yoga Jamboree, designed to engage your child in all areas of their development by taking them on a fun journey through story and movement. Helping kids learn easy exercises that help with emotional regulation and boost self-confidence. Session includes both a yoga class and a mindfulness based [...]

$20

Member Preview: Turn the Tide!

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Join us for an exclusive members-only preview of our new art exhibition, Turn the Tide! Meet and mingle with other members and the Highfield staff as you safely wander through the house and experience a remarkable, awareness raising art installation. Turn the Tide explores the delicate beauty of coral reefs through the eyes of Los Angeles-based artist and ocean advocate, Courtney Mattison. Highfield was excited to be able to collaborate with the Marine Biological Laboratory in order to bring Courtney to Falmouth for this unique 2021 exhibition.  Don't forget to stop by our Gift Shop on the 1st floor. Members [...]

Free for Members

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity. This morning songwriter/ song leader, Dawna Hammers, will joyfully teach kids how to listen to the earth, the music inside & to each other. They will learn great songs, cool rhythms, fun dances and work with your own plant to take [...]

$20

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity. This morning songwriter/song leader, Dawna Hammers, will skillfully teach the kids how to play different rhythms with a variety of instruments as well as the one’s in the Music Garden!  Together we’ll make cool beats, learn fun dances and paint rocks [...]

$20

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity. This morning using paper, yarn, and found items in nature, collages will be made from simple shapes and layered to create vivid works of art. The theme will be Forests and a story book will be read to the group for [...]

$20

Creating a Climate for Change through Art & Science: Courtney Mattison

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Join us under the tent as we launch this series with Courtney Mattison discussing, "Uniting Art and Science to Conserve Our Changing Seas." Special summer lecture series in collaboration with the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and the Woodwell Climate Research Center. Courtney is an internationally recognized artist who hand-crafts intricately detailed ceramic sculptural works inspired by the fragile beauty of coral reefs and the human-caused threats they face. Her work raises awareness for the protection of our blue planet, urging policy makers and the public to conserve our vital and changing seas. In this [...]

Free

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity. This morning using paper, yarn, and found items in nature, collages will be made from simple shapes and layered to create vivid works of art. The theme will be Oceans and a story book will be read to the group for inspiration!  [...]

$20

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts (2)

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity. This morning join the fun and create a fairy world in a mason jar. We will scavenge in the gardens and through the woods in search of items you need for your own fairy world.  Your finished creation will include LED [...]

$20

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts (2)

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity. This morning explore and learn about sea critters with an educator from the Marine Biological Laboratory. Learn about our local marine ecology and interact with real live animals. Create your own original sea critter as a craft activity! Weather permitting, most [...]

$20

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts (2)

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity, sign up for one just one program or the whole week!  Examples of activities may include bead work, painting, and more. Weather permitting, most activities will be done outside. Daily drop off, must register for each individual program. Class size is [...]

$20

Creating a Climate for Change through Art & Science: Emil Ruff, MBL

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Microbes Munch Methane: how microbes reduce methane emissions from the oceans. Special summer lecture series in collaboration with the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and the Woodwell Climate Research Center. Join us for the second installment of this series featuring Emil Ruff, Assistant Scientist: “Microbial ecology and ecophysiology.” at Ecosystems Center and Josephine Bay Paul Center, Marine Biological Laboratory. Microorganisms play a vital role in the Earth’s carbon cycle. They can be a source or a sink of the greenhouse gas methane. In this presentation we will dive to the murky depths of the ocean [...]

Free

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts (2)

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity. This morning using paper, yarn, and found items in nature, collages will be made from simple shapes and layered to create vivid works of art. The theme will be Oceans and a story book will be read to the group for inspiration!  [...]

$20

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts (2)

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity. This morning using paper, yarn, and found items in nature, collages will be made from simple shapes and layered to create vivid works of art. The theme will be Space - the Sky & Beyond and a story book will be read [...]

$20

Weekly Curatorial Tour

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Please join Joanne Ingersoll, Highfield Hall & Gardens Director of Programs and Exhibitions, on a tour of the current exhibitions; Turn the Tide: Courtney Mattison and SEAChange: Meditations on Sustainability. Meet Joanne and enjoy an up-close look at the magnificent Artworks, the tour will provide historical context, technical explanations, and biographical notes on artists. This weekly tour will be offered every other Wednesday at 11:00 AM for the duration of the exhibits. It will last approximately 45 minutes with an opportunity for dialogue between textile lovers. Cost: Admission Fee Members: Free Adults: $10 Seniors (65+) & Veterans: [...]

Free with Admission

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts (3)

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity. This morning using paper, yarn, and found items in nature, collages will be made from simple shapes and layered to create vivid works of art. The theme will be the Underworld (beneath the soil) and a story book will be read to [...]

$20

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts (3)

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity. This morning songwriter/ song leader, Dawna Hammers, will joyfully teach the kids how to write their own song!  They will learn about music notation, the different elements and kinds of songs, and then write their very own, special song to bring [...]

$20

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts (3)

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity. This morning learn fun, songs and dances that celebrate diversity, peace and love with songwriter/music teacher; Dawna Hammers. Imagine a world full of harmony and acceptance and what is special about you. Create a special shaker to take home with you!  [...]

$20

Creating a Climate for Change through Art & Science: Loretta Roberson & Scott Lindell

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Farming Seaweed & Corals for a Better Tomorrow! Due to recent changes in the CDC guidelines, this presentation will be held under the tent. Special summer lecture series in collaboration with the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, and the Woodwell Climate Research Center. Loretta Roberson and Scott Lindell have blue thumbs! These aquaculture pioneers are growing marine life that can fuel the blue economy and offer new model organisms for advancing ecological and biomedical science. Loretta Roberson, Ph.D., Associate Scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory, is interested in how organisms respond to human impacts on coastal [...]

Free

Kids@Highfield!: Arts & Crafts (3)

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Save the dates this summer for a week of mornings FULL of crafts & activities for children ages 5-9! Drop your kids off in the morning for a 90 minute program of creativity and fun where they will participate in crafts, outdoor exploration, and other activities. Each morning children will participate in a different group activity, sign up for one just one program or the whole week!  This morning explore the animals of the ocean and make your own clay critters for an imaginary sea community. Weather permitting, most activities will be done outside. Daily drop off, [...]

$20

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