International Creche Display, November 29 – December 8

A display of over 60 miniature crèches from the collection of Bill Hendel has been a popular tradition at Highfield Hall’s annual Holiday celebration.   This diverse and beautiful collection of nativity scenes from countries all around the globe includes works in wide variety of media ranging from clay, porcelain, wax, fiber, straw, metal and many different types of wood.

2013-10-30T19:02:12-04:00

International Creche Display, November 29 – December 8

A display of over 60 miniature crèches from the collection of Bill Hendel has been a popular tradition at Highfield Hall’s annual Holiday celebration.   This diverse and beautiful collection of nativity scenes from countries all around the globe includes works in wide variety of media ranging from clay, porcelain, wax, fiber, straw, metal and many different types of wood.

2013-10-30T19:52:00-04:00

International Creche Display, November 29 – December 8

A display of over 60 miniature crèches from the collection of Bill Hendel has been a popular tradition at Highfield Hall’s annual Holiday celebration.   This diverse and beautiful collection of nativity scenes from countries all around the globe includes works in wide variety of media ranging from clay, porcelain, wax, fiber, straw, metal and many different types of wood.

2013-10-30T19:59:14-04:00

Sunday Estate Walks

Sunday Estate Walks & History of the Beebe Property September 1 & 15 and October 6 & 20 12:30 pm First and third Sundays continuing through October Docents tell the story of the Beebe family who built both Highfield Hall and its sister mansion Tanglewood on their magnificent 700 acre estate. Learn about the role the Beebe family played in the history of the town of Falmouth, and how their land later became Beebe Woods, Falmouth Hospital, Falmouth Academy and so much more. $5 suggested donation. Reservations appreciated for large groups, 508-495-1878, x 2.

2013-09-07T18:30:51-04:00

Pocketful of Posies by Salley Mavor

Opening Gallery Talk with Salley Mavor:  Sunday, October 6, 1:30 pm This exhibition presents the award-winning fabric reliefs that Salley Mavor created to illustrate Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes. This 72-page, full-color, hardcover children’s book, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, has won the 2011 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Picture Book and the Golden Kite Award for picture book illustration from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. These charming, meticulously designed and executed artworks are a delight to behold and a joy to exhibit at Highfield Hall. -Pocketful of Posies, page 21  Salley Mavor “Engaging [...]

2013-09-23T20:48:44-04:00

America the Beautiful

The Words of Katharine Lee Bates  interpreted in Fiber and Paint Clark Gallery Under the guidance of curator Shawn Nelson, a group of 22 Cape Cod fiber artists and painters  worked in pairs to inspire each other in a weaver/painter collaboration of Falmouth native, Katharine Lee Bates’ America the Beautiful. Reinvigorating the poem’s original intent and giving new meaning to Bates’s patriotic lyrics, each pair of painters and weavers chose a line from the song and worked in partnership on its interpretation to produce images that would offer the viewer a new sense of the anthem’s vision and inspiration.

2013-09-23T20:46:55-04:00

Sunday Estate Walks

Sunday Estate Walks & History of the Beebe Property September 1 & 15 and October 6 & 20 12:30 pm First and third Sundays continuing through October Docents tell the story of the Beebe family who built both Highfield Hall and its sister mansion Tanglewood on their magnificent 700 acre estate. Learn about the role the Beebe family played in the history of the town of Falmouth, and how their land later became Beebe Woods, Falmouth Hospital, Falmouth Academy and so much more. $5 suggested donation. Reservations appreciated for large groups, 508-495-1878, x 2.

2013-09-07T18:31:58-04:00

JazzFest Falmouth at Highfield Hall: Yoko Miwa Trio – SOLD OUT!

Voted “Best Jazz Act” by the Boston Phoenix, Ms. Miya released her first major label CD in Japan titled Act Naturally on JVC Victor Entertainment. With five other CDs under her belt, she was chosen to play a special concert in 2011, Marian McPartland & Friends at Dizzy’s at Lincoln Center, as part of The Coca Cola Generations in Jazz Festival. Marc Myers, a jazz aficionado who writes JazzWax, notices that “Miwa’s originals Mr. B.G. and Silent Promise which build with passion and grace.” Yoko Miwa has been an assistant professor at the Berklee College of Music for the past [...]

2014-12-11T16:01:34-05:00

Sunday Estate Walks

Sunday Estate Walks & History of the Beebe Property September 1 & 15 and October 6 & 20 12:30 pm First and third Sundays continuing through October Docents tell the story of the Beebe family who built both Highfield Hall and its sister mansion Tanglewood on their magnificent 700 acre estate. Learn about the role the Beebe family played in the history of the town of Falmouth, and how their land later became Beebe Woods, Falmouth Hospital, Falmouth Academy and so much more. $5 suggested donation. Reservations appreciated for large groups, 508-495-1878, x 2.

2013-09-25T20:54:22-04:00

Savory Pies – SOLD OUT!

Come celebrate the harvest with us and learn how to make foolproof pie crust. Want some new ideas for seasonal  pies? We'll be making savory pies such as a woodsy mushroom potpie, rustic spinach potato pie, a harvest quiche, and a caramelized onion and blue cheese galette. We'll also experiment with different crust recipes.  Whether you are a beginning cook or an experienced baker who just wants to brush upon your skills, this is the class for you! SOLD OUT!  

2013-09-26T14:18:20-04:00

The Ragtime Craze, JazzFest Falmouth lecture w/ Robert Wyatt – SOLD OUT!

In this combined lecture and piano recital, Robert Wyatt guides you through the development of ragtime. Although ragtime was first heard at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1893, it took another seven years for the new syncopated music to become the rage of the new century. By 1917, ragtime, as well as its most famous composer, Scott Joplin, had died. Learn more about the composers, their unique styles, the new dances created, and the ecstatic energy generated by ragtime music.  

2013-10-10T14:12:00-04:00

Savory Pies – SOLD OUT!

Come celebrate the harvest with us and learn how to make foolproof pie crust. Want some new ideas for seasonal  pies? We'll be making savory pies such as a woodsy mushroom potpie, rustic spinach potato pie, a harvest quiche, and a caramelized onion and blue cheese galette. We'll also experiment with different crust recipes.  Whether you are a beginning cook or an experienced baker who just wants to brush upon your skills, this is the class for you! SOLD OUT!

2013-09-26T14:16:04-04:00

Art Exhibition – America the Beautiful

Under the guidance of curator Shawn Nelson, a group of 22 Cape Cod fiber artists and painters  worked in pairs to inspire each other in a weaver/painter collaboration of Falmouth native, Katharine Lee Bates’ America the Beautiful. Reinvigorating the poem’s original intent and giving new meaning to Bates’s patriotic lyrics, each pair of painters and weavers chose a line from the song and worked in partnership on its interpretation to produce images that would offer the viewer a new sense of the anthem’s vision and inspiration.

2013-10-17T17:52:40-04:00

Art Exhibition – Pocketful of Posies by Salley Mavor

This exhibition presents the award-winning fabric reliefs that Salley Mavor created to illustrate Pocketful of Posies: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes. This 72-page, full-color, hardcover children’s book, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, has won the 2011 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Picture Book and the Golden Kite Award for picture book illustration from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. These charming, meticulously designed and executed artworks are a delight to behold and a joy to exhibit at Highfield Hall. -Pocketful of Posies, page 21  Salley Mavor “Engaging with these works is like searching for stars in the night [...]

2013-10-17T17:53:34-04:00

Voice of the Tide

You may know the honorable Falmouth-born Katharine Lee Bates, author of America the Beautiful but what else do you know about her life? Museums on the Green and Highfield Hall & Gardens are collaborating to commemorate Miss Bates’ life as a professor at Wellesley College, a writer, and a world traveler. The exhibit is timed to coincide with Highfield’s show, America the Beautiful: The Words of Katharine Lee Bates Interpreted in Fiber and Paint. Along with learning about Bates’ childhood and her inspiration for writing “America the Beautiful,” visitors will get a sense of what it was like during the [...]

2013-10-17T18:28:32-04:00

Sunday Estate Walks

Sunday Estate Walks & History of the Beebe Property October 6 & 20 12:30 pm First and third Sundays continuing through October Docents tell the story of the Beebe family who built both Highfield Hall and its sister mansion Tanglewood on their magnificent 700 acre estate. Learn about the role the Beebe family played in the history of the town of Falmouth, and how their land later became Beebe Woods, Falmouth Hospital, Falmouth Academy and so much more. $5 suggested donation. Reservations appreciated for large groups, 508-495-1878, x 2.

2013-09-22T16:49:44-04:00
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