Grace Farms is a new kind of public place for the local and greater community, and is situated in New Canaan, Connecticut. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architecture firm SANAA, the River building is nestled in the expansive 80-acre landscape and serves as a platform for Grace Farms Foundation’s five global initiatives: preserving and restoring nature; supporting the creation of new, collaborative art works; combatting contemporary slavery through justice; building local and global community; and encouraging contemplation and dialogue across faiths.
Grace Farms has been awarded for architecture, environmental sustainability, and social good. Free and open to the public six days a week, Grace Farms provides opportunities for the public to experience the seamless integration of architecture and nature, enjoy the amenities and grounds at their leisure, and participate in Foundation programming.
Learn more about Grace Farms and the Foundation. Watch this video with contributions from:
- Sharon Prince, Chair & President
- Krishna Patel, Justice Initiative Director
- Rod Khattabi, Justice Initiative Advisor & Director of Safety
- Mark Fowler, Nature Initiative Director
- Adam Thatcher, Director of Operations & Sustainability
- Kenyon Adams, Arts Initiative Director
- Lisa Lynne Kirkpatrick, Community Initiative Director & Faith Initiative Program Facilitator
Also appearing in this video are partners/participants of our integrated programs, including:
- Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa, Founders, SANAA
- Miroslav Volf, Founder and Director of Yale Center for Faith and Culture
- Yeonmi Park, North Korean Defector and Human Rights Activist
- Silas Farley, Dancer and Choreographer, New York City Ballet
- Meredith Monk, Composer, Singer, Director, and Choreographer
- Christian Wiman, Poet and Editor
- Paul Taylor American Modern Dance Company
- Wajahat Ali, Journalist, The New York Times and CNN contributor
- Michelle Boorstein, Journalist, The Washington Post
Learn more at gracefarms.org.