Spring at Winterthur

Spring brings colorful blooms and warmer days as well as a bevy of new programs at Winterthur, both virtual and on-site, for you and your family to enjoy! Join us this spring. Stay up-to-date with all of our program offerings.

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The Table at Winterthur

This exceptional outdoor dining experience, set in the wild beauty of the 1,000-acre Winterthur landscape, will be hosted by garden designer and lifestyle expert P. Allen Smith of PBS’s Garden Home Show. You’ll dine on a locally inspired menu and sip specialty cocktails at a hand-crafted communal table made from

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Outside In: Nature-inspired Design at Winterthur 

Opening May 1 Beginning in childhood, Henry Francis du Pont was a collector, gathering birds’ eggs, plants, and other natural objects in the gardens and woods of Winterthur and beyond. In later years, that same drive to “gather” and create beauty with objects was translated on a grand scale into

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Winterthur Closed on Tuesday, December 15

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

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Winter at Winterthur

Winterthur will be open during January and February and will offer a range of on-site and virtual programs and events. For more information or to make a reservation, call 800.448.3883, purchase online, or click on the register now link under each program.

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Winterthur’s Diversity and Inclusion Statement

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

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Winterthur’s Response to COVID-19

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

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Logo for Lady of the House: Ruth Wales du Pont

Winterthur’s Lady of the House: Ruth Wales du Pont

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

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Dollhouse at Winterthur

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,

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Unity by Design: Midcentury Modernism at Winterthur

  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

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