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Welcome to Winterthur’s online Press Room. Members of the media may view information for current, past, and upcoming exhibitions and programs. 


How can I obtain permission to film or photograph at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library?

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For media-related questions, please contact:

Liz Farrell
Communications Manager
302.888.4803
lfarrell@winterthur.org
  Stephanie Gaster
Communications Assistant
302.888.4780
sgaste@winterthur.org


 

 

Current Press Releases

ABC: A Winterthur Book For Children Teaches Alphabet Through Museum's Renowned Collection

Rijksmuseum Scholar Dr. Reinier Baarsen Will Headline Winterthur's 53rd Annual Delaware Antiques Show

Experience The Holidays Through a Child's Eyes During Yuletide At Winterthur

Winterthur Receives $110,759 Grant For Preventive Care, Research On Metals

Winterthur Exhibition Explores Artists Of 19th Century Currier & Ives, September 17, 2016 -- January 8, 2017

Winterthur's New Summer Film Series Complements Multicultural Perspectives of Made in the Americas

Winterthur Lecture to Focus on How Asian Art Was Introduced to the Americas

Winterthur's Magical Enchanted Summer Day is Saturday, June 18!

Winterthur Announces $35,000 NEA Art Works Grant Recommendation

Winterthur to Display Elegant Automobiles of the Country-Estate Era in May

Embroidery: The Language of Art Opens this Weekend at Winterthur

Beloved Horse-Drawn, Antique Carriage Parade Will Return to Winterthur's Point-to-Point May 8

Winterthur Praises NEH Grant Award for Delaware Art Conservation Team Trip to Cuba

Pay What You Wish at Winterthur April 20!

Winterthur Celebrates the Artistry of Embroidery in New Exhibition

New Treasures of History Revealed in Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia, at Winterthur March 26, 2016 -- January 8, 2017

Tropical Hardwoods in the Spotlight at Sewell C. Biggs Winterthur Furniture Forum

Celebrate Spring in the Winterthur Garden and in Revelatory Exhibition Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia

New Winterthur Point-to-Point Online Tailgate Parking and Tailgate Wristbands Sales Available

Winterthur Announces Seminal Exhibition Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia Opening March 26, 2016 -- January 8, 2017

Winterthur Awards Katherine C. Grier Prize to Dr. Joanna Cohen

Winterthur Named One of Top 20 Museum Wedding Sites in U.S. By WeddingWire

Think Spring at The Dogfish Head Loves Winterthur Point-to-Point Party February 11, 2016!

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Celebrates Cataloguing Milestone

Winterthur Will Close for the Season January 4, 2016, and Reopen March 1, 2016

Yuletide at Winterthur Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Beloved Flower Tree, November 21, 2015 -- January 3, 2016

Thomas Jayne Offers Tribute to Henry Francis du Pont in Moving New Video for Delaware Antiques Show

Winterthur Announces Catharine Dann Roeber, Ph.D., Is Assistant Professor of Decorative Arts and Material Culture

Winterthur Lecture Will Explore Trends, Values, Authenticity of Tiffany Market

Mother's Day 2016....Where's the Horse Race?

Experience Musical Sensation "6ixwire" at Winterthur October 25, 2015

Winterthur Receives $148,262 Federal Grant to Digitally Map Garden

Winterthur Announces New Endowment for Director of Garden and Estate

Treat Your Family to an Autumn Adventure at Winterthur's 4th Annual Truck and Tractor Day!

John Loring, Design Director Emeritus of Tiffany & Co., Lectures at Winterthur September 8

Award- Winning Interior Designer Thomas Jayne Will Headline Winterthur's 52nd Annual Delaware Antiques Show November 6-8

Winterthur Welcomes Dr. Marie-Stephanie Delamaire as Associate Curator of Fine Art

Winterthur Hosts Early American Life's Directory of Traditional American Crafts

Winterthur Announces Tiffany Exhibition September 5, 2015 - January 3, 2016

Winterthur Sets Annual Fundraising Record by Exceeding $12 Million

Winterthur Scientist Leads International Team Discovering Why Matisse's Brilliant Yellow Is Fading

Enchanted Summer Day Offers Magical Summer Welcome June 20 at Winterthur

New Winterthur Program Aims to Help People with Alzheimer's

Winterthur Announces the Establishment of the Charles F. Montgomery Director

Betty & The Bullet Opens Winterthur's "Music Along the Bank" Concert Series June 10

Winterthur Hosts New Pop Up Beer Gardens on Fridays!

Winterthur Displaying Rare Flags From American Revolution on Flag Day, June 14, 2015

Elegance of Horse-Drawn Carriages Will Grace Winterthur's 37th Annual Point-to-Point May 3

Celebrate Spring in a Symphony of Color and Sound with Winterthur and University of Delaware Chorale

Winterthur Hosts First-Ever Daffodil Day and Children's Daffodil Show

Helen Kaminski Hat the One to Wear at Winterthur Point-to-Point

Winterthur's Ceramics Conference, April 23-24, 2015

Winterthur Receives Prestigious Corporate Energy Manager of the Year Award

Winterthur's 37th Annual Point-to-Point Wristbands go on Sale March 1, 2015!

Welcome Spring at Winterthur's Seasonal Reopening March 1, 2015 

Winterthur Welcomes Art Needlepoint to its Licensed Products Program

Winterthur Announces New Endowed Leadership Position Honoring Charles F. Hummel

Winterthur's Sewell C. Biggs Furniture Forum Celebrates a New York State of Mind

Dogfish Head Shows its Love for Point-to-Point by Hosting Kick-off Celebration

Coming Winterthur Exhibition to Shed New Light on Pennsylvania German Fraktur/Folk Art

Winterthur Will Close for the Season, January 5 -- March 1, 2015

Winterthur Announces Record 200,000th Visitor

Winterthur Licensing Director Named 2014 Women in Business Honoree

Live Performance of A Christmas Carol by Dickens's Descendant, at Winterthur

Celebrate the Holidays in Grand Style with Yuletide at Winterthur Starting November 22

Winterthur Welcomes Renowned Classical Musicians for the Holidays

Winterthur's 51st Annual Delaware Antiques Show Keynote Speaker Jessica Fellowes to Share Insights on Downton Abbey

Winterthur Museum's Linda Eaton to Discuss Newly Released Book "Printed Textiles: British and American Cottons and Linens, 1700 - 1850" at Brunschwig & Fils, New York, October 15

Don't Miss Linda Eaton and "Printed Textiles" at Brunschwig & Fils, New York, Tomorrow, October 15, at 3:00 PM!

Have a "Wheel" Autumn Adventure at Winterthur's Truck and Tractor Day

Winterthur Announces Record-Setting $50 Million Comprehensive Campaign

Three New Downton Abbey Jewelry Pieces Added to Winterthur Exhibition

Winterthur Mourns the Death of Ruth du Pont Lord

Printed Textiles: British and American Cottons & Linens, 1700–1850

Printed Textiles: British and American Cottons & Linens, 1700–1850 Fact Sheet

Winterthur Needlework Conference Will Be Held in October

The Diligent Needle Opens at Winterthur in August

Winterthur Announces Anticipated Book, Printed Textiles: British and American Cottons and Linens, 1700 - 1850, Available September 23, 2014

"A Night at Downton" Cocktail Party Offers a Taste of Downton Abbey

Thursday Lecture Will Explore the World of Custom-Made Clothing in the Downton Abbey Era

'Buffalo Chip & The Plainsmen' Will Perform at Winterthur Tomorrow

"Sin City Band" Concert Cancelled June 13

Imaginations Come Alive at Winterthur's "Enchanted Summer Day"

"Jewels of Scandal and Desire" Will Explore British Jewelry Collections and Country Houses

Winterthur's "Kids Grow Children's Vegetable Garden" Teaches Children Hands-on Gardening Skills

Winterthur's Brock Jobe Receives Prestigious Award of Merit From Antique Dealer's Association of America

Historic Automobiles Roll in to Winterthur in May

Celebrate Spring in Downton Abbey Style at Winterthur's 36th Annual Point-to-Point!

Annual Winterthur Ceramics Conference To Be Held April 24-25, 2014

Winterthur's "Bank to Bend" Garden Lecture Features Snowdrop Authority Matt Bishop

Costumes of Downton Abbey Lecture Series Begins March 11

Costumes of Downton Abbey Opens at Winterthur March 2014

Point-to-Point Tickets Go on Sale March 1, 2014

Renovations at Winterthur Will Reveal Historic Windows and Brighten Visitor Experience

Winterthur's 50th Anniversary Delaware Antiques Show Opens Today!

Quest for Cultural Salvation in Iraq Approaches Historic 5th Anniversary

 

Winterthur in the News

PhillyBite Magazine

Winterthur among PhillyBite Magazine's Top Ten Public and Private Gardens in the Philadelphia area.     

Associated Press; 6 ABCWHYY; NBC 10; The News Journal; Lancaster Online; The New York Times; Washington Times; Yahoo! News; Yahoo! Finance; Connecticut Post; Miami Herald; Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Houston Chronicle; Roanoke Times; Virginian Pilot; Omaha World-Herald

Winterthur's new exhibition Treasures on Trial:  The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes is generating a lot of excitement including over 300 photo and/or news features around the globe.  Please click above to view a sampling of coverage by the Associated Press; 6ABC; WHYY; NBC10; WDDE/NPR; The News Journal; Lancaster Online; The New York Times; Washington Times; Yahoo! News; Yahoo! Finance; Miami Herald; Connecticut Post; Fort Worth Star-Telegram; Houston Chronicle; Roanoke Times; Virginian Pilot; Omaha World-Herald; and others.

Town & Country

Town & Country Magazine features Winterthur as the place to visit in Delaware in "50 Amazing Places in the U.S. Where You've Got to Take Your Kids."

Delaware WDEL

Delaware WDEL 105.9 FM features Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes interview with co-curator Linda Eaton.

WHYY

WHYY "Newsworks" features interview with Dr. Roselle regarding potential federal funding cuts to art groups.

Philadelphia Inquirer

Winterthur is among area gardens included in Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly.com's editorial on revenues and contributions. 

Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly.com features Winterthur in "From Longwood to Winterthur, Philly area gardens drive $256M in economic impact."

Frederick Magazine

Frederick Magazine features Winterthur as top 2017 spring attraction to visit in the Brandywine Valley.

Where magazine

Wheretraveler.com features Winterthur in "Garden-Inspired Exhibits around Philadelphia."

Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times;   Dover Post

Smyrna/Clayton Sun-Times and Dover Post feature"Drone footage aids Winterthur's annual Point-to-Point tailgate reservations."

Redbook

Winterthur is featured in the March issue of Redbook as the attraction to visit in Delaware, in the article "This country is incredible."

Cecil Whig

Cecildaily.com features Winterthur lecture, "From Williamsburg to Winterthur:  Thomas T. Waterman and the Colonial Revival."

Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau

Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau's (GWCVB) New Castle County tourism video features Winterthur.

FlipKey

FlipKey, a TripAdvisor company names Winterthur Garden Top Spring Attraction Worth Traveling For!

Southern Chester County Weeklies

Southern Chester County Weeklies features Jeff Groff's lecture, "Who's who in the Dupont family."

ArtDaily.org

ArtDaily features Winterthur artwork loaned for exhibition at Yale Center for British Art.

Furniture World

Furniture World magazine features Winterthur's new Elizabeth Terry Seaks Furniture Conservator.

6 ABC

6ABC features Winterthur/UD Conservation project on New York Explorers Club Arctic photos.

ArtDaily.org

ArtDaily features Winterthur's announcement of the Elizabeth Terry Seaks Furniture Conservator.

Hockessin Community News

Hockessin Community News features Winterthur/UD Art Conservation students working on New York Explorers Club Arctic historic photographs.

Doll Castle News

Doll Castle News features Dollhouse at Winterthur.

Delaware Public Radio

Delaware Public Radio features Lois Stoehr's book, ABC:  A Winterthur book for Children.

Christina School District

Winterthur's Educational Programs Visit Downes Elementary.

Only In Your State.com

Winterthur featured in "There's No House In The World Like This One In Delaware." 

Chester County Times

Chester County Times features Yuletide.

The News Journal

Dollhouse at Winterthur featured in The News Journal.

The News Journal

The News Journal features Lois Stoehr's new book ABC:  A Winterthur Book for Children.

"Real Clear Arts"

"Real Clear Arts" features Lois Stoehr's new book ABC:  A Winterthur Book for Children.

Coatesville Times

Coatesville Times features Yuletide at Winterthur.

WHYY

WHYY-12's Holiday Special featuring Yuletide and the Winterthur Doll House.

Lancaster Online

Lancaster Online's "Entertainment Art Calendar" features Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives.

WHYY

WHYY "Newsworks" Weekly Entertainment Guide features Yuletide at Winterthur.

Hockessin Community News

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library recognized in travel guide--Hockessin Community News.

Antiques & The Arts Weekly

53rd Annual Delaware Antiques Show featured in Antiques & The Arts Weekly.

1,000 Places To See In The United States & Canada Before You Die

Winterthur is included in the new edition of the #1 New York Times bestselling guide to "the most compelling and unforgettable destinations," 1,000 Places To See In The United States & Canada Before You Die.

Southern Living

Southern Living features Winterthur as a Brandywine Valley winter getaway for the holiday season.

Cuba Journal

Cuba Journal features NEH trip with Winterthur-University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation.

Hoy en Delaware

Hoy en Delaware features story on H. F. du Pont award to Morrison Heckscher.

Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest article on Jackie film mentions H. F. du Pont.

U.S. News Report & Travel

U.S. News Report & Travel on msn.com lists Yuletide at Winterthur, featuring the dollhouse, as one of "10 Underrated Places With Fantastic Holiday Celebrations" nationally.

New Canaan Advertiser

New Canaan Advertiser, a Connecticut newspaper features the dollhouse at Winterthur.

The News Journal

The News Journal features the 53rd Annual Delaware Antiques Show.

WHYY

WHYY "Newsworks" Weekly Entertainment Guide features the 53rd Annual Delaware Antiques Show.

Trekaroo

Trekaroo features Winterthur as an "awesome attraction" for kids and adults.

Incollect.com (Antiques & Fine Art Magazine)

Antiques & Fine Art Magazine features the 53rd Annual Delaware Antiques Show.

Hockessin Community News

Hockessin Community News features Brock Jobe awarded the Eric M. Wunsch Award for Excellence in the American Arts.

AAA Traveler Worldwise

AAA Traveler Worldwise, AAA's newest luxury magazine launched in 2015, that includes Winterthur (page 2) in this feature on The Inn at Montchanin and the Brandywine Valley.

BBC News

BBC News covers food historian's research at Winterthur of the "election cake".

Delaware Today

Delaware Today features Dr. Reinier Baarsen, keynote speaker of the 53rd Annual Delaware Antiques Show.

Seattle-Post Intelligencer; San Francisco Chronicle; Houston Chronicle; Albany Times Union

Seattle-Post Intelligencer; San Francisco Chronicle; Houston Chronicle and Albany Times Union feature 53rd Annual Delaware Antiques Show.

Chadds Ford Live

Chadds Ford Live features "Yuletide at Winterthur".

Yahoo

Yahoo Finance features Winterthur in "How to Plan the Perfect Brandywine Valley Road Trip".

U.S. News & World Report Travel

Winterthur featured in U.S. News & World Report Travel story on the Brandywine Valley.

Lancaster Online

Lancaster Online features Lasting Impressions:  The Artists of Currier & Ives in their regional weekend highlights.

Chadds Ford Live

Chadds Ford Live features Brock Jobe, recipient of the Eric M. Wunsch Award for Excellence in the American Arts.

Seattle-Post Intelligencer; Houston Chronicle; San Francisco Chronicle; Albany Times Union

"Yuletide at Winterthur" Featuring Magnificent Dollhouse featured in Seattle-Post Intelligencer; Houston Chronicle; San Francisco Chronicle and Albany Times Union.

Blog for lifestyle and travel

Winterthur listed #37 among Top 50 Educational Attractions in the Northeast, by the blog for lifestyle and travel.

Richmond Magazine

Winterthur featured in Richmond Magazine's article on the Brandywine Valley.

The News Journal

Winterthur's Yuletide featured in The News Journal's story on "5 things to look forward to in November".

State Broadcast News

State Broadcast News features "Winterthur Receives Grant to Preserve and Research Metals".

The News Journal

The News Journal features "Winterthur Museum receives $110,760 grant for preventative care and research on metals".

Chadds Ford Live

Chadds Ford Live features "Grant to aid Winterthur's tarnish-free stature".

WHYY

WHYY/Newsworks features "Winterthur awarded preservation grant" for preventative care research.

WHYY

WHYY/Newsworks features "Rediscover the art of foraging for food" at Winterthur.

MSN.com

MSN.com features Enchanted Woods as one of "The 16 Most Beautiful Gardens to Visit This Fall".

Chadds Ford Live

Chadds Ford Live shares "53rd Delaware Antiques Show approaching".

"Two Nerdy History Girls"

"Two Nerdy History Girls" blog features Embroidery: The Language of Art.

Hoy en Delaware

Hoy en Delaware features Lasting Impressions:  The Artists of Currier & Ives.

Chadds Ford Live

Truck and Tractor Day makes Chadds Ford Live's "Around Town Sept. 29" online post.

Chadds Ford Live

"Winterthur After Hours"  featured by Chadds Ford Live.

Delaware County Daily Times

Truck and Tractor Day makes "Delco Daily Top Ten".

Mommy Poppins

Mommy Poppins features Winterthur's Truck and Tractor Day for its "October Go List".

Main Line Parent

Main Line Parent picks Truck and Tractor Day as a "High Five!" pick for the weekend!

"A Day Away Travel"

"A Day Away Travel" blog picks Lasting Impressions:  The Artists of Currier & Ives to their to-do list.

Early American Life

Early American Life features the McDaniel dollhouse to be unveiled at this year's Yuletide display.

The Coatesville Times

The Coatesville Times features Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives in "What To Do: Downingtown Fall Fest brews up fun".

Daily Herald

Winterthur and Hickory Chair featured in Chicago's Daily Herald's "Museum collections inspire design and decor.

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer recommends Truck & Tractor Day as a top pick for this fall.

Antiques & The Arts Weekly

Antiques & The Arts Weekly features "Scholars Seek Help Locating Nathan Lombard Sideboards".

Antiques & The Arts Weekly

Antiques & The Arts Weekly features "The Instruction of Young Ladies" at The Fenimore Art Museum displaying pieces from Winterthur.

UDaily

UDaily features Chairman of the NEH, William (Bro) Adams's visit to Winterthur.

Destination Delco

Today Media gave a shout-out under Travel & Local Resources to Winterthur's Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia exhibition.

Art & Design Matters

Art & Design Matters magazine "Traveler's Guide" picks Winterthur for its Delaware spot.

WHYY

WHYY's video on Embroidery:  The Language of Art exhibition, featuring Linda Eaton.

The News Journal

The News Journal features "Miniature mansion on display at Winterthur". 

Town & Country

Town & Country ranks Winterthur in its "20 Places Every Southern Should See Before They Die".

UDaily

UDaily features students preparing dollhouse for display at Winterthur in "A Mansion in Miniature."

"Two Nerdy History Girls"

"Two Nerdy History Girls" write about the 19th century sailor's uniform and bag from the Winterthur exhibition, With Cunning Needle:  Four Centuries of Embroidery.

Delaware First Media/NPR

Delaware First Media/NPR features Winterthur's new 45-minute scenic tour.

Chester County Moms

ChesterCountyMoms.com "Winterthur Review:  Fairies, history, water play, scenery...A MUST VISIT!"

NBC 10

NBC 10 previews dollhouse to be featured during Winterthur's Yuletide display this November.

Southern Living

Southern Living magazine ranks Winterthur first among its "Top 10 Things To Do In Delaware."

"Two Nerdy History Girls"

History blog discusses Shaker armchair in Winterthur's collection.

WHYY

WHYY/NewsWorks features Winterthur's Enchanted Summer Day.

The Coatesville Times

The Coatesville Times describes Winterthur's Enchanted Summer Day as a fun, family-friendly activity happening this weekend.

Live Auctioneers

Live Auctioneers features Gauvin Alexander Bradley's upcoming lecture on Asian art in the Americas.

CBS 3

Meisha Johnson of CBS 3 Philly features Winterthur on her "Dream Drives" segment.

Mommy Poppins

Mommy Poppins Philadelphia has chosen Winterthur's Enchanted Summer Day as a Mommy Poppins Philadelphia GoList Pick for the month of June.

Hockessin Community News

"Brushes with History" is being featured for the coming weekend by Hockessin Community News.

SusanScovill.com

Point-to-Point social pages featured by Susan Scovill.

Philadelphia Magazine

Philadelphia Magazine names Winterthur one of "14 Gorgeous Philly-Area Gardens and Arboretums to Visit Now."

The News Journal

The News Journal features "Fans turn out for first Point-to-Point without 'Frolic'."

WHYY

WHYY/Newsworks features Winterthur's 38th Point-to-Point.

USA Today

Winterthur is featured in USA Today as one of the 10 best mother-daughter getaway locations.

Auction Central News

Winterthur's antique autos display in May is featured on Auction Central News.

Blouin Art Info

BLOUIN ARTINFO features Winterthur's Embroidery:  The Language of Art.

Antiques and The Arts Weekly

Antiques and The Arts Weekly features Winterthur's upcoming exhibition, Embroidery:  The Language of Art.

County Lines Magazine

County Lines Magazine annual spring steeplechase issue features Winterthur's Point-to-Point.

Examiner.com

Examiner.com features Winterthur's 38th Annual Point-to-Point on May 8!

CBS 3

CBS DC features Winterthur in its "Top Things to Do this Spring in Wilmington."

The News Journal

The 38th Annual Winterthur Point-to-Point featured in The News Journal.

Hockessin Community News

Hockessin Community News features Winterthur's 38th Annual Point-to-Point carriage parade will be a tribute to the procession's founder, the late George "Frolic" Weymouth.

WHYY

WHYY/Newsworks Philadelphia radio features Tom Savage discussing Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia.

Only In Your State.com

Winterthur featured as #7 in "16 Historical Landmarks You Must Visit in Delaware."

Main Line Parent

Main Line Parent features Winterthur's Point-to-Point among top activities to celebrate Mother's Day.

6 ABC

6 ABC's FYI Philly previews Winterthur's 38th annual Point-to-Point.

6 ABC

6 ABC live broadcast segment from Enchanted Woods with Adam Joseph.

 


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