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Weekly Curatorial Tour

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Please join Joanne Ingersoll, Highfield Hall & Gardens Director of Exhibitions & Interpretation, 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

CANCELLED Holiday Celebrations: Labor Day Picnic Style!

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

This event has been cancelled. If you have previously registered for this class, we will contact you directly with information regarding this change. Please call the office at 508-495-1878 ext. 2 for any questions. Enjoy the view from under Highfield’s tent and join our outdoor culinary series. End the summer with a bang and create a portable feast just right to take to the beach! This week we’ll be making easy to pack dishes including a healthy barley and fresh veggie salad, cold noodles with a spicy peanut dressing, Vietnamese Bahn Mi sandwiches and mason-jar strawberry shortcakes. Class topics and [...]

$60 – $70
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Estate Walk

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Estate walks lead by our talented volunteer docents are a great way to discover & enjoy Highfield Hall & Gardens! Docent-led estate tours are offered free with admission and are held on the FIRST and THIRD Sunday of each month, June – October from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, weather permitting. Regularly scheduled walking tours are Free with Admission. They are available first come, first served with a limit of 15 people per group. Discover the fascinating history of the original owners (the Beebe family), the house, and the grounds. Discuss the exterior architecture and compare photos of the house [...]

Free with admission

Creating a Climate for Change through Art & Science: Heather Goldstone, Justin Brice & Konrad Hughen

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Our Warming Planet Needs Both Art and Science Right Now! 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. Join Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution coral reef expert Konrad Hughen & Woodwell Climate Research Center Artist in Residence Justin Brice to discuss how art and science can synergize to convince the world of all we stand to lose if we don’t reverse climate change and soon. Emcee and moderator: Heather [...]

Free

Live Supper Club: featuring Dr. Walter Massey

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Welcome back to the house and join us under the tent for our first LIVE Supper club this summer! This evening festivities will feature Dr. Walter Massey, discussing his book - In the Eye of the Storm: My Time as Chairman of Bank of America During the Country's Worst Financial Crisis.  Chosen chairman of Bank of America in 2009, Walter Massey is the first banking insider to reveal the inner workings behind the country’s colossal financial crisis in 2008. But his intimate memoir is more than a revelation about those perilous years of the American economy. Comprehensive, [...]

$125

Flower Pounding Art Workshop

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now The technique of transferring color, texture, and patterns of flowers & foliage to cloth and paper! Join Anna Holmes for this hands-on workshop and learn an ancient method of preserving flowers & leaves that takes little time and minimal tools. You will complete 2 projects: A design on fabric, that quilters will love, and personalized stationery with a flowers & foliage.  This 2-hour class will provide a lifetime of creative projects and fun. Be prepared to pound!! Bring a hammer with a flat head, a terry cloth work towel, and a few blooms from your garden. The [...]

$45 – $55

NEW DATE! Music Under the Tent: The Sandy Ridge Boys Bluegrass and Sofia Chiarandini

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Concert rescheduled from Sunday, Aug. 22nd due to weather. Please contact the office at 508-495-1878 with any questions or for more information.  Register Now Join us  this summer for some traditional bluegrass with The Sandy Ridge Boys and Sofia Chiarandini! Music Under the Tent Series Founded in 2014, this group brings together a wide background of musical experiences and have become popular with fans of all ages. Following in the footsteps of the masters, The Sandy Ridge Boys and Sofia Chiarandini play traditional, straight-ahead bluegrass as well as tunes from early country music, along with interesting twists on some [...]

$25 – $35

Mindful Meditation in the Garden

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

This event has SOLD OUT! To be placed on a waiting list, please call the office at 508-495-1878, ext. 2 Join Carol Radford for a relaxing hour-long meditation experience that will introduce you to a variety of mindfulness strategies. Highfield is excited to be hosting a series of meditation sessions in our new Meditation Garden. In these monthly workshops you will use your senses, listen to a guided meditation, focus on your breath, practice standing meditation and learn hand mudras. Each workshop will focus on a different theme. Enjoy the beauty of Highfield Hall & Gardens as you experience nature [...]

$5 – $15

Weekly Curatorial Tour

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Please join Joanne Ingersoll, Highfield Hall & Gardens Director of Exhibitions & Interpretation, 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
Recurring

Estate Walk

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Estate walks lead by our talented volunteer docents are a great way to discover & enjoy Highfield Hall & Gardens! Docent-led estate tours are offered free with admission and are held on the FIRST and THIRD Sunday of each month, June – October from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, weather permitting. Regularly scheduled walking tours are Free with Admission. They are available first come, first served with a limit of 15 people per group. Discover the fascinating history of the original owners (the Beebe family), the house, and the grounds. Discuss the exterior architecture and compare photos of the house [...]

Free with admission

Falmouth Jazz at Highfield: Donna Byrne Quartet

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Cape Cod's favorite Donna Byrne performs under the tent at Highfield, co-sponsored by Falmouth Jazz! It is wonderful to welcome Donna Byrne back to Falmouth, the site of her first professional gig. Over her distinguished three-decade career Ms. Byrne has performed at top venues including Scullers Jazz Club in Boston, Blues Alley in Washington, D.C., and the Blue Note in New York. She has eight solo CDs and has recorded with top jazz artists such as Bucky Pizzarelli, Scott Hamilton, Harry Allen, Dave McKenna and Herb Pomeroy. This quartet of stellar musicians is comprised of Donna Byrne, [...]

$40 – $50

Forest Bathing: An Intentional Walk in the Woods

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Highfield Hall & Gardens will host a “forest bathing” workshop and walk in Beebe Woods. Carol Radford will lead this two hour session designed for dendrophiles (tree and forest lovers) who want to learn more about the Japanese art of shinrin-yoku. The workshop will include an introduction to forest bathing, listening to trees, an intentional walk, research on how forest bathing can improve our health, and a gratitude meditation. Participants must be prepared to walk for 30-45 minutes on a path into Beebe Woods. Dress appropriately for the weather. Closed toe shoes, long pants, bug spray, and [...]

$10 – $20

Wampanoag Cultural Celebration Day!

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Photo credit Cape Cod Times Register Now Highfield Hall & Gardens, in coordination with the members of the Wampanoag Tribal Nations and the Rotary Club of Falmouth, is thrilled to present a Wampanoag Cultural Celebration Day, outdoors and under the tent, on the Highfield grounds! With Massachusetts’ and the Cape's deep history with indigenous people, Highfield is partnering with members of the Wampanoag Education committee, and Rotary of Falmouth to present a fun and educational day-long festival to celebrate and raise awareness of the culture and history of local tribes whose ancestral lands include Cape Cod, the Islands, and [...]

$10

Highfield Hall Simon Concert Series: Longleash Trio

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Highfield Hall is proud to present Longleash Trio as the 3rd installment of our Simon Concert Series! Comprised of Pala Garcia, violin; John Popham, cello; Julia den Boer, piano, Longleash is an ensemble with traditional instrumentation and a progressive identity. The “expert young trio” (Strad Magazine) takes its name from Operation Long Leash, a Cold War-era CIA operation that promoted American avant-garde artists in Europe. “Fearlessly accomplished” (Arts Desk UK), Longleash has quickly earned a reputation in the US and abroad for innovative programming, artistic excellence, and new music advocacy. Appearances abroad include Jeunesse (Vienna), Átlátszó Hang [...]

$45 – $55

Weekly Curatorial Tour

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Please join Joanne Ingersoll, Highfield Hall & Gardens Director of Exhibitions & Interpretation, 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

Farm to Table: Vegetarian Transition to Fall

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Rescheduled from Sept. 16th. If you have previously registered for this class, we will contact you directly with information regarding new date.    Register Now At the end of the summer, we are left with an abundance from the garden! As the days get shorter and cooler, our fresh from the garden meals transition to the indoors. The menu this week includes a California chopped salad, Vegetarian chili with a surprise and bite sized apple pies. Class topics and recipes are subject to change depending on availability. Register online today or give us a call at 508-495-1878 ext. 2 Highfield [...]

$60 – $70

NEW DATE Autumn Collection Arrangement Workshop

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Don't purchase a thing to create your own beautiful Autumn arrangement! Join Anna Holmes for this hands-on workshop and learn how to make a floral arrangement with found and collected materials. Collect what you need from your yard, your neighbor's yard or on favorite walks you take along the beach or in the woods! Materials provided from the bounty of the season will be a mix of dried hydrangea, grasses, flower pods, garden flowers, fall leaves, local greenery, and vines. The actual plant selection is determined based on availability. Anna will contact participants prior to the class [...]

$45 – $55

An Encaustics Workshop: Learn How to Paint with Beeswax & Color!

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Join us for special art workshop introducing the technique of encaustic, working with wax and pigments! In this workshop led by award-winning New England artist, Debra Claffey, you will learn the basics of working with beeswax and pigment—layering, fusing, incising, embedding, including using the materials safely and efficiently. Encaustic is a Greek word meaning “to heat or burn in” (enkaustikos). Heat is used throughout the process, from melting the beeswax and varnish to fusing the layers of wax, and adding colored pigments. You will take home two pieces of your original art created during the class. Basic [...]

$140 – $150
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Estate Walk

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Estate walks lead by our talented volunteer docents are a great way to discover & enjoy Highfield Hall & Gardens! Docent-led estate tours are offered free with admission and are held on the FIRST and THIRD Sunday of each month, June – October from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, weather permitting. Regularly scheduled walking tours are Free with Admission. They are available first come, first served with a limit of 15 people per group. Discover the fascinating history of the original owners (the Beebe family), the house, and the grounds. Discuss the exterior architecture and compare photos of the house [...]

Free with admission

An Artist’s Perspective: A Tour Through SEAChange

Highfield Hall 56 Highfield Drive, Falmouth, MA

Register Now Charyl Weissbach, Boston painter and one of the four artists exhibiting in SeaChange, will lead an in-depth tour discussing her work and the work of artists, Donna Talman, Pat Gerkin, and Debra Claffey. Charyl will focus on selected works chosen by each artist. Join the tour and learn how each artist addresses conservation and environmental concerns, and the reason for forming ‘Elemental Collective’. Each artist employs encaustic, a method of painting with hot wax, with results as vast and beautiful as their process and materials are diverse. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers during [...]

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