Classes, Workshops & Demonstrations

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Experience a variety of entertaining and educational programs, from classes and hands-on workshops to demonstrations and tastings. See program details below. Some events require advance registration. Interested in spending time in our garden? Learn about garden programs here.

To register for any of the adult classes, workshops, and demonstrations listed below, please call 800.448.3883.

Museum Programs

History through Fiction Book Club

First Tuesday of every month, 10:00 am–12:00 pm OR 1:30–3:30 pm
Join us during this three-month series, where we will discuss classic and new works that illuminate American life or the inner workings of museums. We'll also examine relevant objects from the Winterthur collection or meet staff members who do important work behind-the-scenes. Registration is required by March 4. $30 per Member/ $40 per nonmember for the entire three-month series.Call 800.448.3883 to register.

October 2: The Invention of Nature by Andrea Wulf
November 6: A Cup of Light by Nicole Mones
December 4:  The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy


Second Friday of every month, 10:00 am–12:00 pm or 1:00–3:00 pm
Reconnect with your creative side while finding your inspiration in the Winterthur collection.  Each meeting features a show-and-tell about different objects in the museum or library and ample time to complete a small project to take home. Members only. $10 per person. Registration required by one week prior to each meeting.


Spoonring Bling

October 17, 1:00–3:00 pm

Learn a little about the metalworking process as you make your own ring from an old silver spoon.

Holiday Card Booklets

December 14, 1:00–3:00 pm

Book and library conservator Melissa Tedone will show you how to bind your old Christmas cards into heirloom-quality books.

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Upcoming Garden Workshops

Join us for one of our garden workshops. See the Garden Insider page for dates and topics. All workshops take place in the Brown Horticulture Learning Center in the Greenhouse Area.

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