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Hitchcock Executive Director Julie Johnson describes the building to participants on the tour. 

New 'Living' Building tours!

Join us at our our construction site for a free tour on the 1st Friday of each month. Learn more...


Community Programs - Something for Everyone

Hitchcock community programs offer something for all interests, from natural history and geology, to family programs and senior walks. Learn more...


  1. Curriculum Day

    November 30—8:30 am - 3:00 pm
  2. Homeschool I

    December 1—10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. Homeschool II

    December 1—10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  4. Nature Play Afterschool

    December 2—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  5. Girls into the Wild

    December 3—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  6. Nature Discovery Preschool

    December 4—9:30 am - 11:30 am
  7. Hitchcock’s new “living” building site tour

    December 4—12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

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November 25, 2015 at 6:30pm
Less than a week until #GivingTuesday, the largest national online celebration of philanthropy. Please remember the Hitchcock Center on December 1st and give hope. https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/HitchcockAnnualFund
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November 25, 2015 at 2:05pm
We're thankful for #bees and other pollinators this Thanksgiving. http://n.pr/1PXN203
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November 24, 2015 at 5:12pm
Hitchcock Educator Patty O'Donnell and Enchanted Circle Theater's Priscilla Kane-Hellwig talk with Connecting Point host Jim Madigan about storm drain #art in Holyoke. http://bit.ly/1NNBjfR #STEAM #WesternMA #stormdrainart
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November 23, 2015 at 7:21pm
Tune in to Connecting Point tonight ay 7:30 for a conversation with Hitchcock Educator Patty O'Donnell and Enchanted Circle Theater discussing Storm Drain #Art to teach about the environment http://bit.ly/1SeYQdm #CPonWGBY #WesternMA #PioneerValley #stormdrainart
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November 20, 2015 at 8:57pm
Here's the November 20 Earth Matters, by Betsy Krogh. As both a climate activist and a gardener, Betsy has a strong interest in the soil as an important factor in reducing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere: one way to help slow or stop climate change.

P.S. If you’re unable to access this on the Gazette site, wait until Monday or Tuesday and look for the link at www.hitchcockcenter.org.
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November 25, 2015 at 12:22pm
#GivingTuesday is December 1st. Give the gift of discovery in #WesternMA #PioneerValley https://t.co/QSCr0XnUfT https://t.co/rcnrWwbAOJ
November 24, 2015 at 2:06pm
Thanks #CPonWGBY for highlighting Storm Drain #Art in Holyoke in collaboration with @ect_holyoke! #westernMA https://t.co/1MzN9sug2R
November 23, 2015 at 4:13pm
Tune in tonight! https://t.co/CMGEtSCq7d
November 18, 2015 at 10:33am
Late Fall Community Programs are waiting for you... https://t.co/SkngqPW5UF https://t.co/D9JuMNCA4N

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