Location: 735 Nod Hill Rd, Wilton, Connecticut 06897
Weir Farm was the country home of American Impressionist Julian Alden Weir. His most critically acclaimed work is The Red Bridge which is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Weir encouraged artists during his time by cultivating their talents. Often hosting them at his farm. He believed the natural beauty of the environment in his farm would inspire artists. Most of his guests were, indeed, inspired. Today, the National Park Service continues his work by encouraging anyone who is interested to visit and produce their own artistic expression. Weir Farm hosts a resident artist for a certain period of time providing lodging at the farm.