Classes, Workshops & Demonstrations - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
Winterthur is closed to the public January 8 - February 28, and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions, house tours, and programs. Details here.

Classes, Workshops, Demonstrations, and More...


Experience a variety of entertaining and educational programs, from classes and hands-on workshops to demonstrations and tastings. See program details below. Some events require advance registration. Interested in spending time in our garden? Learn about garden programs here.

To register for any of the adult classes, workshops, and demonstrations listed below, please call 800.448.3883.

Museum Programs


History through Fiction Book Club

First Tuesday of every month, 10:00 am–12:00 pm OR 1:30–3:30 pm
Join us during this three-month series, where we will discuss classic and new works that illuminate American life or the inner workings of museums. We'll also examine relevant objects from the Winterthur collection or meet staff members who do important work behind-the-scenes. Registration is required by March 4. $30 per Member/ $40 per nonmember for the entire three-month series.Call 800.448.3883 to register.

March 6: The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
April 3: Golden Hill by Francis Spufford
May 2: The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah



Second Friday of every month, 1:00–3:00 pm
Reconnect with your creative side while finding your inspiration in the Winterthur collection.  Each meeting features a show-and-tell about different objects in the museum or library and ample time to complete a small project to take home. Members only. $10 per person. Registration required by one week prior to each meeting.

Button Necklaces

March 9, 1:00-3:00 pm
Cover buttons in colorful fabric, then use them to create fashionable jewelry.


Upcoming Garden Workshops

Join us for one of our garden workshops—a perfect way to get energized in spring! All workshops take place in the Brown Horticulture Learning Center in the Greenhouse Area.

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