Opening Reception: Fuller Collection

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

CTL Members are invited to join Caroline D’Otreppe and CT Landmarks staff for an inaugural viewing of the newly acquired Emma Fuller pieces donated to the museum in 2022. Guests will be treated to Caroline’s first-hand retelling of Mrs. Fuller’s fascinating life, and of her intimate connection to Phelps-Hatheway.

Free

Phelps-Hatheway Open Tour Sunday

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

What could be more pleasant than a summer afternoon in the country? A summer afternoon at the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden, of course! Once again, Phelps-Hatheway’s museum will open for one day each month for tours of its collections. Come and immerse yourself in the 18th and 19th century as staff introduce you to the families who graced our site for hundreds of years. View the gardens and stop by our Visitor’s Center for charming gifts and a peek at the newest installation by artist Lynne Centore.

$5 – $12

Phelps-Hatheway Open Tour Sunday

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

What could be more pleasant than a summer afternoon in the country? A summer afternoon at the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden, of course! Once again, Phelps-Hatheway’s museum will open for one day each month for tours of its collections. Come and immerse yourself in the 18th and 19th century as staff introduce you to the families who graced our site for hundreds of years. View the gardens and stop by our Visitor’s Center for charming gifts and a peek at the newest installation by artist Lynne Centore.

$5 – $12

Phelps-Hatheway Open Tour Sunday

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

What could be more pleasant than a summer afternoon in the country? A summer afternoon at the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden, of course! Once again, Phelps-Hatheway’s museum will open for one day each month for tours of its collections. Come and immerse yourself in the 18th and 19th century as staff introduce you to the families who graced our site for hundreds of years. View the gardens and stop by our Visitor’s Center for charming gifts and a peek at the newest installation by artist Lynne Centore.

$5 – $12

Music in the Hatheway Barn: Pizzazz Strings

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

What would make a Sunday afternoon in a beautiful, historic barn more lovely? Adding an international ensemble of celebrated professional musicians! Pizzazz Strings will provide elegant music amidst the soaring timbers of the Hatheway Barn on this late summer day.

Free

The First Mechanic of New England: The Architectural Legacy of Asher Benjamin

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

Celebrate the work and legacy of Asher Benjamin (1773-1845), one of the most influential members of the first generation of American architects. Take in a full day of learning and reflection — and the Fall foliage, of course! — at the site of his first formal architectural commission, the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden in Suffield, Connecticut.

$75

Canceled: Wreath Workshop: Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

Phelps-Hatheway's annual program will return in 2023 to usher in the holidays! With the guidance of staff, guests will learn how to create a unique and festive wreath from a wide variety of mixed everygreens and embellishments for themselves or their loved ones.

$65

Phelps-Hatheway Open Tour Sunday

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

What could be more pleasant than a summer afternoon in the country? A summer afternoon at the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden, of course! Once again, Phelps-Hatheway’s museum will open for one day each month for tours of its collections. Come and immerse yourself in the 18th and 19th century as staff introduce you to the families who graced our site for hundreds of years. View the gardens and stop by our Visitor’s Center for charming gifts and a peek at the newest installation by artist Lynne Centore.

$5 – $12

Trees for Suffield Exhibition Opening

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

The Suffield Tree Committee, the Town of Suffield, and the Suffield Garden Club worked together to establish the Trees for Suffield Initiative to provide residents a tree canopy for generations to come. Following the opening reception to celebrate this vital initiative for Suffield’s present and future, winning submissions from the 2023-2024 Trees for Suffield Photo Contest will be on display from May 4–October 13, 2024.

Free

Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden Opening Day

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

Welcome to the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden’s 52nd season! View the exhibit of Trees for Suffield photographs in the Visitor’s Center. Step inside the museum to be transported to the 18th and 19th centuries and learn about the lives of those who built, lived in, and preserved the house. A stroll through the Hatheway garden is a must, as the lilacs reach their peak bloom in May.

Free – $15

Suffield Garden Club’s 46th Annual May Market

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

Hello, Spring! Phelps-Hatheway House and Garden is pleased to host Suffield Garden Club’s 45th Annual May Market. The 1867 Hatheway Barn and adjacent lawn will be filled with friendly and knowledgeable vendors and town committees offering exquisite wares and gardening tips for everyone!

Phelps-Hatheway Open Tour Sunday

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

Step inside the museum to be transported to the 18th and 19th centuries and learn about the lives of those who built, lived in, and preserved the house. Understand the role of Connecticut in the American Revolution, examine colonial era trade and commercial exchange, consider land and real estate speculation and Indigenous people’s land rights, and observe the ways we display wealth and status in our homes. Winning submissions from the 2023-2024 Trees for Suffield Photo Contest will be on display in the Visitor's Center.

Free – $15

Flower Pounding Workshop

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

Phelps-Hatheway staff will guide you step-by-step as you create a unique work of art with blooms grown by Suffield’s own Willow View Farm. This workshop is sure to bring a smile to your face as you work those muscles to make a masterpiece! 

$20 – $25

Connecticut Historic Gardens Day

On Historic Gardens Day, sixteen historic gardens around the state welcome you to explore a variety of beautiful garden styles from different periods. Enjoy free admission to visit the gardens of the Bellamy-Ferriday House & Garden, the Butler-McCook House & Garden, and the Phelps-Hatheway House & Garden!

Free

Phelps-Hatheway Open Tour Sunday

Phelps-Hatheway House 55 S Main St, Suffield, CT, United States

Step inside the museum to be transported to the 18th and 19th centuries and learn about the lives of those who built, lived in, and preserved the house. Understand the role of Connecticut in the American Revolution, examine colonial era trade and commercial exchange, consider land and real estate speculation and Indigenous people’s land rights, and observe the ways we display wealth and status in our homes. Winning submissions from the 2023-2024 Trees for Suffield Photo Contest will be on display in the Visitor's Center.

Free – $15
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