Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wistariahurst to Host School Vacation Drop-In Day

On Wednesday, April 19, Wistariahurst will host a School Vacation Drop-In Day from 10 AM to 4 PM. Children of all ages are invited to the museum for a day of games, crafts, and history. Activities will include painting, clay art, mask making, board games, and card games. Visitors are welcome to explore the Holyoke History Exhibit and to view the Frog Circus. This event is free and open to the public. No registration is required.


Wistariahurst is an educational and cultural center owned and operated by the City of Holyoke and supported by Historic Holyoke at Wistariahurst. Wistariahurst is dedicated to preserving Holyoke’s history and inspiring an appreciation of history and culture through educational programs, exhibits and special events. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Wistariahurst is the former home of William Skinner, a prominent silk manufacturer and was built in 1874.

Today, Wistariahurst offers a wide variety of public programs and events including: workshops, concerts, lectures and demonstrations and serves the community through educational programs, community partnerships, history projects, and outreach activities. More information is available at

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