Winterthur in the News Archives - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

Winterthur in the News Archives

 

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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 among 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 getaways.

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.

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.

National Endowment For The Humanities

NEH grants award for UD/Winterthur Delaware Art Conservation team's trip to Cuba.  Please click link for Winterthur Press Release:  Winterthur Praises NEH Grant Award for Delaware Art Conservation Team Trip to Cuba

The News Journal

Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia featured in The News Journal.

WHYY

WHYY/Newsworks features Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia.

ArtDaily.org

ArtDaily.org features Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia.

Delaware Division of the Arts (NEWSRADIO 1450 WILM & 1410 WDOV)

Delaware Division of the Arts podcast featuring Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia.

Chadds Ford Live

Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia featured in Chadds Ford Live.

CBS 3

Winterthur recommended by CBS 3 among top spots to see spring flowers.

The Times of Chester County

Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia featured in The Times of Chester County.

The Washington Post

The Washington Post mentions Winterthur among inspiring gardens to visit.

Philly.com

Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia featured in Philly.com.

Main Line Parent

Main Line Parent recommends "Chocolate Days at Winterthur" as #1 among its High Five Picks for the weekend!

WHYY

WHYY/Newsworks features Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia among spring features for the week.

Antiques and The Arts Weekly

Antiques and The Arts Weekly features Winterthur Furniture Forum 2016.

Journal 18

Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia featured in Journal 18, an online forum devoted to eighteenth-century art and culture from around the globe.

The New York Times

Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia and Winterthur noted in The New York Times.

Main Line Parent

Main Line Parent picks March 19 "Brushes with History" as a High Five pick for the weekend!

Delaware Today

Delaware Today features 2015 Delaware Antiques Show.

Incollect.com (Antiques & Fine Art Magazine)

Dennis Carr article featuring Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia in Antiques & Fine Art Magazine's 16th Anniversary issue (January-March), 2016. 

Delaware Tourism

Winterthur places #4 on "TripAdvisor's Top 10 Delaware Attractions."

The News Journal

The News Journal features Carol Long and the Winterthur Garden.

Main Line Parent

Main Line Parent features Winterthur's "Time Traveler's Tour."

The Coatesville Times

The Coatesville Times features Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia opening at Winterthur on March 26, 2016.

Main Line Parent

Main Line Parent includes Winterthur's "Get in the Game" in "7 Ways to Jump Into Spring."

Incollect.com (Antiques & Fine Art Magazine)

Thomas Jayne mentions H.F. duPont and Winterthur in Incollect.com article.

Early American Life

Early American Life features Winterthur's upcoming exhibition, Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia.

"Ancient and Modern"

Thomas Jayne's "Ancient and Modern" blog pays homage to Henry Francis du Pont and Winterthur, and includes his guest essay in the 2015 Delaware Antiques Show catalogue as chairman of the show.

Maine Antique Digest

Maine Antique Digest features Winterthur's seasonal closing and new online collection.

Antiques & Auction News

Antiques & Auction News features Winterthur's cataloguing milestone.

American Press Travel News

American Press Travel News lists Point-to-Point among highlights in the Brandywine Valley this spring.

The Philadelphia Inquirer

Winterthur's Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia is decribed as one of the two most promising museum shows of the spring according to The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Delaware Today

Point-to-Point featured in Delaware Today's Ultimate Guide to Delaware Events.

Sussex Countian, Dover Post, Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times

Sussex Countian, Dover Post, and Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times feature Winterthur's 60,000 objects catalogued to be viewed online.

NJ.com

NJ.com features the region's spring Steeplechase races including Winterthur.

The Magazine Antiques

The Magazine Antiques features Made in the Americas:  The New World Discovers Asia exhibition coming to Winterthur.

WHYY

WHYY/Newsworks features Tiffany exhibition.

Courier-Post

Courier-Post features Yuletide at Winterthur.

WHYY

WHYY 12 features Tiffany Glass:  Painting With Color and Light. (noted: can be viewed at 9:47 minute mark).

WHYY

WHYY/Newsworks features Yuletide at Winterthur.

People.com

Yuletide at Winterthur featured for the state of Delaware in People Magazine's, "Christimas Across America:  A Unique Way to Celebrate the Holidays in Each State."

The News Journal

The News Journal's, "Style Files" featuring Yuletide as setting for outfits with Mack Truax.

The News Journal

The News Journal features Yuletide at Winterthur.

Tripatini

Tripatini blog features "Tiffany at Winterthur in Delaware."

WHYY

WHYY Philadelphia's "Newsworks" features Winterthur Yuletide Wine & Jazz.

Hockessin Community News

Hockessin Community News features Yuletide at Winterthur as one of four ways to kick off your holiday season!

Delaware Today

Delaware Today features Yuletide at Winterthur in "The Arts Buzz."

Main Line Parent

Main Line Parent features Winterthur's Afternoon Tea Buffet in it's "High Five" picks!

Antiques and The Arts Weekly

Antiques and The Arts Weekly features the 52nd Annual Delaware Antiques Show.

USA Today

Winterthur has been nominated for USA Today's, "10 Best Readers' Choice Travel Award, Best Historic Home Tour."

The Magazine Antiques

The Magazine Antiques features "Courting the Digital Age and Keeping the Faith at Winterthur."

Delaware Today

Delaware Today features Winterthur as its backdrop for its "Festive Fashion" holiday spread.

Greenville & Hockessin Life

Greenville & Hockessin Life magazine features Winterthur's Yuletide.

Main Line Parent

Main Line Parent features Winterthur's Brunch Buffet in it's "High Five" picks!

Arlington Magazine

Yuletide at Winterthur featured in Arlington Magazine.

The News Journal

The News Journal features Delaware Antiques Show keynote speaker Thomas Jayne.

"Ancient & Modern"

Please click the above link to visit Delaware Antiques Show keynote speaker Thomas Jayne's "Ancient & Modern" blog.

Art Fix Daily

ArtfixDaily features Thomas Jayne at Delaware Antiques Show.

Robb Report

Robb Report features Delaware Antiques Show keynote speaker Thomas Jayne and his new video tribute to H.F. du Pont.

Bethesda Magazine

Yuletide at Winterthur featured in Bethesda Magazine.

KAIT 8 (ABC Arkansas)

ABC Jonesboro, AR features Delaware Antiques Show keynote speaker, Thomas Jayne's new video paying hom

The Washington Post

Winterthur noted in The Washington Post in assisting with identification of Winslow Homer painting.

The News Journal; Delaware State News

The News Journal and Delaware State News feature Winterthur's restoration of damaged Legislative Hall paintings.

Early American Life

52nd Annual Delaware Antiques Show preview featured in Early American Life.

Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times features story on Winterthur and other du Pont estates in the Brandywine Valley.

Hockessin Community News

Hockessin Community News, Smyrna-Clayton Sun-Times and Middletown Transcript are among the media covering Benjamin Macklowe's Tiffany lecture.

Antiques and Auction News

Antiques and Auction News covers Tiffany lectures to accompany exhibition.

USA Today

Winterthur featured under "Can't miss stops", in USA Today, The Des Moines Register's, "50 state road trip:  50 historic and famous must-see homes."

Kennett Paper

Kennett Paper covers 2016 Point-to-Point dates.

Delaware Today

Delaware Today online covers Winterthur's upcoming 52nd annual Delaware Antique Show.

AFA News, InCollect.com

AFA News, Incollect.com features Neustadt Tiffany exhibition at Winterthur.

Chadds Ford Live

Chadds Ford Live covers 2016 Winterthur and Willowdale Point-to-Point dates.

Delaware Arts Info

Tiffany exhibition covered by Delaware Arts Info.

The Mercury

The Mercury covers Tiffany exhibition.

Delaware Today

"Private Possessions, Public Art", Winterthur featured in Delaware Today.

Main Line Parent

Lancaster Online features Antiques Roadshow and Lisa Minardi.

NPR

Winterthur awarded Collections Stewardship grant given by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Philly.com

Philly.com Entertainment featuring Truck & Tractor Day.

PBS

Winterthur noted on Antique's Roadshow.

Chadds Ford Live

Chadds Ford Live features the announcement of a new endowed position:  the Brown Harrington Director of Garden and Estate.

Huffington Post

Winterthur featured in Huffington Post among most romantic weekend locations.

Fox 29

Fox 29, West Palm Beach, FL features award-winning interior designer, Thomas Jayne as co-chair and keynote speaker at Winterthur's 52nd Annual Antique Show.

Home Furnishings Business

Home Furnishings Business features celebrated interior designer, Thomas Jayne to headline 52nd Annual Delaware Antiques Show.

The Editor at Large /the interior design community

The Editor at Large /the interior design features 52nd Annual Delaware Antiques Show keynote speaker, Thomas Jayne.

American Art Review

Winterthur's new Tiffany exhibition, Tiffany Glass:  Painting with Color and Light featured in American Art Review.

Lancaster Online

Lancaster Online covers new Tiffany exhibition at Winterthur.

Leisure Group Travel

Leisure Group Travel Magazine features Winterthur's Tiffany exhibition.

The Philadelphia Inquirer; The Philadelphia Inquirer.pdf

Winterthur's new Tiffany exhibition featured in Philadelphia Inquirer.

Cininnati Enquirer

Tiffany exhibition featured in Cinninnati Enquirer.

The News Journal

The News Journal features new Tiffany exhibiton at Winterthur.

Delaware County News

Delaware County News features Winterthur's new Tiffany exhibition.

Chadds Ford Live

Tiffany Glass

Hockessin Community News

The Hockessin Community News takes a trip around the world at Winterthur's Terrific Tuesday program.

New York Times

In this New York Times article, Winterthur curator Lisa Minardi explains her vision of a universal, searchable database for fraktur, a type of elaborate folk art created by German-speaking Americans in the 18th century.    

Town & Country

Town & Country shares with readers some photo highlights of the 35th annual Point-to-Point, held Sunday, May 5, 2013.   

6 ABC, Phildelphia

Channel 6 gives viewers a call to the gate for Winterthur's 35th Annual Point-to-Point.

6 ABC, WPVI, Philadelphia

Channel 6 in Philadelphia reminds its viewers of the upcoming Point-to-Point at Winterthur in this Friday preveiw.

Signature Brandywine

Delaware's only steeplechase race, Point-to-Point, is one of the major area events featured in this issue of Signature Brandywine.

Hockessin Community News

As the Hockessin Community News explains, Winterthur's Point-to-Point trophies are named for some of the region's illustrious citizens. Here the reporter explores the namesakes and the contributions they made to the Brandywine Valley.    

County Lines

County Lines Magazine explores regional steeplechase races, including the first event of the season, Winterthur's Point-to-Point. 

6 ABC

For those who have wished for a birds eye view of Wintethur's garden in the spring, Philadelphia's Channel 6 News offered this unique perspective.

WDEL

Delaware's 1150 AM WDEL gives its audience a preview of Winterthur's 35th Annual Point-to-Point in this news feature.

Chesapeake Family

Winterthur's magical Enchanted Woods is one of the area children's gardens featured in this article in Chesapeake Family magazine.

Signature Brandywine

Lucia Blackwell, editor of Signature Brandywine, gives readers a glimpse into the diversity of the map-related objects in Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. She also shares insight regarding how different segments of society historically interacted with maps in this article about the exhibition preview.     

Hockessin Community News

Hockessin Community News reporter Antonio Prado attended a preview of Winterthur's newest major exhibition, Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience, and shared with readers some of the secrets revealed by the objects and the exhibition's curator, Martin Brückner.

Ladies' Home Journal

Winterthur is one of the the Wilmington area gems highlighted in this Ladies' Home Journal travel article in the May 2013 issue.

Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal highlights the rare and diverse objects on exhibition in Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience, April 20, 2013--January 5, 2014.

Review (University of Delaware)

The Review takes a closer look at the artists in residence who have participated in the partnership between Winterthur and the New Wilmington Art Association. 

Antiques & Fine Art, Part 1 
Antiques & Fine Art, Part 2

Curator Martin Brückner gives a preview of Winterthur's latest exhibition, Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience, in the spring 2013 issue of Antiques & Fine Art. 

Brandywine Radio "Brandywine Valley Speaks"

Curator Martin Brückner joins Lloyd Bankson Roach to discuss the upcoming major exhibition, Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Then Jill Abbott, Race Director, discusses the exciting events planned for the 35th annual Point-to-Point steeplechase on May 5, 2013.  

American Profile

Winterthur is named one of four "gifts to America" in this article in American Profile magazine.     

News Journal

The News Journal asked local leaders in government and nonprofit institutions to point out the past year's most significant contributions toward protecting heritage and improving the future. Winterthur's Brown Horticulture Learning Center is highlighted.

Houston Chronicle

Winterthur's aquisition of the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection is reported in the Houston Chronicle.

WDEL

Wilmington radio station WDEL reports on Winterthur's aquisition of the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection.

Fox News Phoenix

The John and Carolyn Grossman Collection of ephemera is featured in a story for Fox News, Phoenix. 

WSB TV, Atlanta

Atlanta television station, WSB TV, includes a story on the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection.

Washington Post

The Washington Post reports on the largest aquisition in Winterthur's history, the 250,000-piece John and Carolyn Grossman Collection.

News Journal

Winterthur's recent landmark aquisition, the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection of ephemera, is featured in this News Journal article. 

Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer explains more about Winterthur's landmark aquisition, the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection of ephemera.

News Journal

Wilmington's News Journal reminds its readers of Winterthur's March 1 reopening, inviting them to explore the remodeling of the reception area.

Daily Local

The Daily Local shares information about a lecture by horticultural gold medalist Alan Street focusing on Winterthur's delicately beautiful snowdrops.  

County Lines

Winterthur's upcoming major exhibition, Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience, is described in this County Lines article article by curator Martin Brückner. The exhibition opens to the public April 20, 2013.  

Brides

Brides magazine has named Winterthur one of the top 50 romantic wedding venues in the United States. After reviewing submitted photos and information, the Conde' Nast publication selected 50 locations they describe as "the dreamiest spots in the country to say 'I do'."

Victoria Magazine

Victoria Magazine shares Winterthur's grandeur with its readers, taking them on a visually stunning tour of H.F. du Pont's former estate.

Town & Country

Town & Country Magazine delves into the pagentry and excitement of Winterthur's Point-to-Point.

UDaily, the University of Delaware Newspaper

UDaily takes a look at Winterthur's partnership with the University of Delaware, and the joint efforts to help preserve Iraqi antiquities.

The Magazine Antiques

Brock Jobe, professor of American Decorative Arts at Winterthur, explains Winterthur's new collaboration with the Massachusetts Histocial Society, Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture. The project that will result in landmark events beginning in March, 2013, including exhibitions, symposiums, and books.

Departures

Winterthur guest lecturer explains the painstaking process of crafting period designs in this piece from Departures. 

Departures

Discover more about Winterthur's ties to the White House in this article from Departures magazine.

Departures

The thrill of the hunt for garden antiques, highly prized as Americans have embraced a newfound passion for gardening, is explained in Departures. 

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal examines Winterthur's latest major exhbition, Uncorked! Wine, Objects & Tradition with Leslie Grigsby, curator of the exhibition's exploration and celebration of wine and society from the 1600s-1800s.

The News Journal

The News Journal spotlights the visit the National Geographic Channel's America's Lost Treasures made to Winterthur to help some local residents learn the value of treasured family heirlooms. (NOTE: Some News Journal nonsubscribers may have difficulty viewing this link.)

The Magazine Antiques

J. Thomas Savage, director of museum affairs at Winterthur, reflects in this article on his passion for antiques and his thirst for knowledge about them, leading to the lifelong love of a periodical.

Wine Spectator

This article from Wine Spectator takes a look at the extensive scope and thoughtful placement of objects in Uncorked! Wine, Objects & Tradition, and includes more insight from Leslie Grigsby, the curator of the exhibition.

County Lines Magazine

Winterthur's current major exhibition, Uncorked! Wine, Objects & Tradition, a celebration of the culture of wine in society from the 1600s–1800s, is described in this article by curator Leslie Grigsby. The exhibition runs through January 6, 2013.  

New York Times Sunday Book Review 

Read the New York Times Sunday Book Review recommendation of LABELING AMERICA: Popular Culture on Cigar Box Labels by John Grossman. The John and Carolyn Grossman Collection of chromolithography, referenced in the book, is housed at Winterthur Museum. The book is available for sale in the Winterthur bookstore.

Wall Street Journal Magazine

In this article, Tom Savage, Winterthur director of museum affairs, offers his insights into the world of decorative arts connoisseurs and England's great estates.

Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot

Maggie Lidz, estate historian at Winterthur, is featured in a lecture series hosted by the Friends of the New York Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Design with her book The du Ponts: Houses and Gardens in the Brandywine, 1900-1951.


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