Home Sweet Home - The Art of the Garden: Inspiration Grows Here
Celebrate The Trustees’ public gardens, a living documentary of Massachusetts horticulture and design traditions. Many of these gardens are part of the landscapes of Trustees historic sites, the former homes of historical figures, literati, titans of industry, political leaders, artists and more and span a 300-year timeline from the Colonial Era to the Modern Movement.
Come experience all the beauty, history, and unique stories contained within each home, as well as the exquisitely designed gardens and stunning natural landscapes. Special tours, gardening and family-friendly activities and refreshments will be offered.
Home Sweet Home takes place Saturday, May 19 from 10AM-4PM at ten Trustees historic sites for FREE. Visit www.thetrustees.org/homesweethome for more details.
Home Sweet Home at Fruitlands Museum
10am-4pm Guides available to provide historical background and answer questions in all museum buildings
10am-4pm New Exhibits “Leisure Pursuits” and “Inhabiting Folk Portraits” on view in the Art Gallery
10am-4pm Historic Games at the Fruitlands Farmhouse and in the Wayside Gallery
10am-4pm Shaker seed packet craft project
10am-4pm Scavenger Hunt available in Wayside Gallery
10:30am Leisure Pursuits Gallery Talk with Fruitlands Curator, Shana Dumont Garr
11:30am A Day in the Life of the Fruitlands Consociate Family, Interpreter Talk at Fruitlands Farmhouse
1pm Inhabiting Folk Portraits Gallery Talk with Fruitlands Curator, Shana Dumont Garr
2:30pm Yellow Trail Guided Hike to the Willard Farm Archeological Site
3pm Frame Conservation Presentation with Susan Jackson, Wayside Gallery