Lectures - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library



For more information on lectures or for a reservation, please call 800.448.3883.

Follies Lecture: “Follies in the Landscape: A Search for the Spirit of Place”

Saturday, April 21

2:00 pm, Copeland Lecture Hall

Join us for a lecture by John Dixon Hunt, emeritus professor of The History and Theory of Landscape at the University of Pennsylvania, then enjoy a walk or tram ride through the Winterthur Garden and experience Winterthur’s first landscape exhibition, Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden. Purchase tickets online or call 800.448.3883. $10 per Member. $20 per nonmember. Free for Winterthur Garden and Landscape Society and Garden Associate Members.

Hermes Mallea, photo by Rick Guidotti

Lecture: "Havana Living Today: Cuban Home Style Now"

Tuesday, May 8

6:00 pm, Copeland Lecture Hall


Winterthur welcomes back Hermes Mallea as he presents both stylish homes that survived the Cuban Revolution and innovative Havana interiors created in recent years in this revitalizing city. See some of Cuba's finest and most fascinating interiors. Purchase tickets online or call 800.448.3883. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember.

Scenes of Chinese figures in outdoor settings decorate this tureen and stand. Gift of Leo A. and Doris C. Hodroff 2003.47.18a-c

Winterthur 101 Lecture: "From Idea to Installation: Creating an Exhibition"

Sunday, May 20

1:00, Copeland Lecture Hall


Did you know that an exhibition can take years to create and involve dozens of people? Join senior Curator of Ceramics and Glass Leslie Grigsby, curator of Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table, to learn what was involved—from picking and conserving objects to laying out display cases and selecting wall colors and more—in bringing Dining by Design to life. Members free. $15 per nonmember.

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