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

Winterthur Grounds and Galleries Are Open Winterthur is pleased to welcome back all of visitors beginning July 1. Reservations are required. Please make them online or by phone 302.888.4600. Outdoor areas and the first-floor galleries** are open. The Winterthur Store is open. Some in-person programs are available also, including guided

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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 jewel-box sized exhibition answers the often-asked question: Was there a Mrs. du Pont? Ruth Wales du Pont was a vivacious social figure, talented musician, and hostess of four houses. Devoted wife to Henry Francis du Pont and role model to

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Dollhouse at Winterthur

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

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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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wooden filing cabinet

Truths of the Trade: Slavery and the Winterthur Collection

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.

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exhibition display from Boston Furniture at Winterthur

Boston Furniture at Winterthur

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

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Box, unknown Mi'kmaq artist.

Made for the Trade: Native American Objects in the Winterthur Collection

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.

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ainting of the Readbourne Parlor

Painted Rooms: An Artist’s Vision of Winterthur

This special exhibition featured select paintings of Winterthur's rooms by English artist Michael John Hunt. The paintings offer an intimate and authentic glimpse into the private and public spaces of Winterthur.

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NWAA Winterthur: A Collaborative Exhibition

NWAA Winterthur was an exciting collaboration that shows what can happen when we dare to mix new artists and old stuff. The project was conceived through a desire among Winterthur staff to both support and build relationships with the burgeoning Wilmington arts community and by the desire of a local

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