Winterthur will be closed for emergency maintenance on Tuesday, December 15. Unfortunately, this requires that we close the garden, galleries, house, and library to the public. All programs are postponed, and the estate is closed to walkers. Winterthur Customer Service will contact those with reservations to reschedule. We regret the
Winterthur's Diversity and Inclusion Statement Dear Members of the Winterthur Community, For the past several weeks, we have been listening to the voices across our country, of our own staff, fellows, and alumni, and on Winterthur’s social media platforms (#winterthurmuseum, #winterthurmuse, @winterthurmuse) that are crying out for America—and us—to
Garden and Estate Open to All Winterthur is open, with access to the Museum, Galleries, Garden, and 25 miles of walking trails. The well-being of our valued visitors and our staff remains our highest priority, so various safety measures remain in place. All events comply with the most recent state
Winterthur’s Lady of the House, Ruth Wales du Pont This exhibit answers the often-asked question: Was there a Mrs. du Pont? Ruth Wales du Pont was a social figure, talented musician, and hostess of four houses. Devoted wife to Henry Francis du Pont and role model to their daughters Pauline
Experience even more holiday magic with the dollhouse mansion at Winterthur. The dollhouse was created and decorated by Nancy B. McDaniel, an interior decorator and collector who had visited Winterthur many times. Inspired to create her own doll mansion after viewing Queen Mary’s dolls' house at Windsor Castle in England,
Unity by Design: Midcentury Modernism at Winterthur May 4–July 28, 2019 Winterthur has a secret. Scattered throughout the various offices, storage rooms, and libraries of our extensive campus is a midcentury modern furniture collection. Represented in this group of furnishings is an incredible spectrum of Knoll and Herman Miller objects
A newly acquired cabinet at Winterthur and additional collections emerge as tools in the lucrative business of transatlantic trade in the 18th and 19th centuries. Curated by graduate students at Winterthur, this exhibit will be on view in the Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery.
ONLINE EXHIBITION - In the 1920s, Henry Francis du Pont began a journey in collecting that rewarded him with many treasures, including a magnificent array of Boston furniture. Today Winterthur has more than 300 Boston pieces, ranging in date from the 1650s to the 1830s. Fifty of the finest of
Native American art—a long-overlooked part of the Winterthur collection—was featured in this small but powerful exhibition. Made for the Trade examined these objects’ evolution over time, from tourist souvenir to collected artwork, and presented them as a celebration of American diversity and design.