Members Events and Programming
As a Winterthur Member, you can enjoy the benefits of membership through several opportunities this year. We will continue to update this throughout the year as new programs and events are planned, so please keep checking! To join Winterthur, visit our membership page.
View the Family Programing page to explore the variety of fun programs for children of all ages! All programs are either free or discounted to Members!
Wellness at Winterthur
Wellness at Winterthur is an exclusive Members-only program that includes yoga classes, monthly guided meditation, and monthly lecture series. In addition, Members are encouraged to walk our grounds from dawn to dusk, as part of the many benefits of Winterthur Membership.
Yuletide Lecture: “One Flower at a Time: Creating Yuletide Magic at Winterthur”
Friday, December 2
1:00 pm, Brown Horticulture Learning Center
Join Meredith Graves, coordinator of the Winterthur Flower Program, for a behind-the-scenes look at Yuletide including the creation of the breathtaking dried-flower tree. Members free. $15 per nonmember. Reservations encouraged. Call 800.448.3883 for tickets.
Talbots Charity Event
Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 3:00-6:00 pm
Visit Talbots during our charity event and 10% of sales will be donated to preserving and sharing the lasting legacy of Winterhur Museum, Garden, and Library. No reservations necessary, Members and nomembers welcome! For details, please call 302.588.4713 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
UD Chorale Performance
Sunday, December 11, 4:00-5:00 pm
Copeland Lecture Hall
The award-winning ensemble returns to perform a wide variety of musical selections for the holiday season. The University of Delaware Chorale is among the most highly regarded college choirs in the eastern United States, performing at prestigious competitions and concert halls, including Carnegie Hall in New York City and Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall in Philadelphia.
Complementary for Benefactor-and-up Members. $10 Members, $20 non-members, $5 children 10-17.
Holiday Sing Along
Sunday, December 18, 1:00-2:00 pm
Copeland Lecture Hall
All ages will get in the spirit as the award-winning Chesapeake Silver Cornet Brass Band performs holiday favorites. Singing encouraged! Copeland Lecture Hall. $10 per Member. $20 per nonmember. $5 per child, ages 10–17. Reservations encouraged. Call 800.448.3883 for reservations.
New This Year! Winterthur 101
Members are exclusively invited to dive deeper into the Winterthur story through our exciting new lecture series.
"A Who's Who of the du Pont's"
Saturday, January 28, 1:00 pm
How was P.S. du Pont of Longwood related to Nemours? Or the Copelands at Mt. Cuba? Join Director of Interpretation and Estate Historian Jeff Groff as he kicks off our first Winterthur 101 program, with a fascinating illustrated talk focusing on the three generations of du Ponts who lived at Winterthur as well the expanded web of Family members.
“The Academic Side of the House – What Goes On in Winterthur’s Research Facility Anyway?”
Saturday, February 11, 1:00 pm, Copeland Lecture Hall
Gregory Landrey, the Dwight and Lori Lanmon director of academic affairs will share with us the extraordinary resources housed in Winterthur’s Crowninshield Research Building, from treasures in the library, to world renown graduate programs to conservation work related to the “Treasures on Trials” Exhibit. Come and learn why the activity in the research facility is one of the great wonders of the Winterthur story.
Members free. Members Only. Members may bring up to two guests with guest passes. Reservations encouraged. Order tickets by calling 800.448.3883