Winterthur's Furniture Forum scheduled for Friday, March 6th, will begin at 10:00 am, a one-hour delay.
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Current Press Releases
Archived Press Releases
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant
Enchanted Summer Day 2012
Winterthur a Blue Star Museum
Historic Autos Lecture
Jennifer Behm at Point-to-Point Events
Author Brett Hull
Winterthur Teaches Cultural Heritage Preservation in Iraq
Enchanted Summer Day 2011
Point-to-Point Carriage Parade 2011
50 Years of School Programming at Winterthur
Point-to-Point and Flower Market Mother's Day Weekend
Rolf Glass a Winterthur Licensed Product
2011 Point-to-Point Announcement
Paint, Pattern & People
Winterthur Launches Style Box
Winterthur in the News
The News Journal takes readers on a tour of The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection, Winterthur's new exhibition.
Antiques and the Arts Weekly examines Winterthur's latest major exhibition, Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience.
Find out how Estate Historian Maggie Lidz and Director of Exhibits Felice Lamden finalized choices for The Costumes of Downton Abbey on a trip to costume company Cosprop in this USA Today article. The exhibition opens at Winterthur March 1, 2014.
News Journal writer Betsy Price gets a glimpse at preparations for Winterthur's upcoming major exhibtion, The Costumes of Downton Abbey, opening at Winterthur March, 1, 2014.
The beauty of the Brandwyine Valley and the grandeur of Winterthur make the region one of the "Top 10 American Road Trips," according to Forbes Magazine.
The Baltimore Sun takes a closer look at the origns of the very different gardens at Winterthur and Nemours in this facinating article.
New York Times writer Geraldine Fabricant pays a visit to Winterthur and other gems in the region in this article, "36 Hours in the Brandwyine Valley."
The Hockessin Community News takes a trip around the world at Winterthur's Terrific Tuesday program.
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 shares with readers some photo highlights of the 35th annual Point-to-Point, held Sunday, May 5, 2013.
Channel 6 gives viewers a call to the gate for Winterthur's 35th Annual Point-to-Point.
Channel 6 in Philadelphia reminds its viewers of the upcoming Point-to-Point at Winterthur in this Friday preveiw.
Delaware's only steeplechase race, Point-to-Point, is one of the major area events featured in this issue of Signature Brandywine.
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 Magazine explores regional steeplechase races, including the first event of the season, Winterthur's Point-to-Point.
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.
Delaware's 1150 AM WDEL gives its audience a preview of Winterthur's 35th Annual Point-to-Point in this news feature.
Winterthur's magical Enchanted Woods is one of the area children's gardens featured in this article in Chesapeake Family magazine.
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 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.
Winterthur is one of the the Wilmington area gems highlighted in this Ladies' Home Journal travel article in the May 2013 issue.
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.
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.
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.
Winterthur is named one of four "gifts to America" in this article in American Profile magazine.
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.
Winterthur's aquisition of the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection is reported in the Houston Chronicle.
Wilmington radio station WDEL reports on Winterthur's aquisition of the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection.
The John and Carolyn Grossman Collection of ephemera is featured in a story for Fox News, Phoenix.
Atlanta television station, WSB TV, includes a story on the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection.
The Washington Post reports on the largest aquisition in Winterthur's history, the 250,000-piece John and Carolyn Grossman Collection.
Winterthur's recent landmark aquisition, the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection of ephemera, is featured in this News Journal article.
The Philadelphia Inquirer explains more about Winterthur's landmark aquisition, the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection of ephemera.
Wilmington's News Journal reminds its readers of Winterthur's March 1 reopening, inviting them to explore the remodeling of the reception area.
The Daily Local shares information about a lecture by horticultural gold medalist Alan Street focusing on Winterthur's delicately beautiful snowdrops.
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 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 shares Winterthur's grandeur with its readers, taking them on a visually stunning tour of H.F. du Pont's former estate.
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.
Winterthur guest lecturer explains the painstaking process of crafting period designs in this piece from Departures.
Discover more about Winterthur's ties to the White House in this article from Departures magazine.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.