Winterthur's Response to COVID-19 Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library Closed to Public We are following the guidance of local health officials and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to protect the health and well-being of our visitors, staff, and volunteers. At the direction of Delaware Governor John Carney,
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
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
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.
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
Past exhibition commemorating the nation’s most successful university-museum partnership, A Lasting Legacy explored the changing roles of conservation and curatorial scholarship over the past 60 years.