Upcoming Exhibitions - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library


Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden

Opening April 1, 2018 * Winterthur Garden

Step into the imaginative and entertaining world of garden follies! Explore a fantastic display of contemporary and historic architectural features—from a Gothic-inspired tower to American summerhouses to a faerie cottage and more—all set within the majestic beauty of Henry Francis du Pont’s 60-acre garden. This irresistible garden exhibit, featuring thirteen follies, offers a one-of-a-kind outdoor experience with a twist of fun! Included with admission. Members free.


Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table

April 1, 2018–January 6, 2019

From the 1600s to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Explore a visual feast of flora and fauna adorning hundreds of dazzling ceramics and tablewares.



Go To Your Room! Interior Design & the Youthful Imagination

Opening September 9, 2017

Learn about the evolution of the children's bedroom in American homes in the exhibit Go To Your Room!, which will feature items from the rare book collection from the Winterthur Library and include interior design manuals, trade catalogs, plates from a 1920s’ series titled Repertoire du Gout Moderne, and a novel titled The Young Decorators as well as scrapbook houses and a folding dollhouse.


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