Royal Trivia Nights
Gather a team of mates, grab a drink, and go head to head with other royal aficionados for a fun night of trivia. We'll crown the most clever team and also hand out prizes for best table decorations and best royals inspired outfit. You're sure to have a scandalously good time. $5 per person. Maximum of 5 people per team. Drinks and light fare not included. Space limited. Purchase tickets online or by calling 800.448.3883.
Conferences & Workshops
Create-Your-Own Crown Jewels Workshop
November 13, 1:00–3:00 pm
Vintage styles adorning royals in The Crown inspire beaded jewelry with a contemporary twist. Representatives from The Bead Garden will teach you how to make baubles fit for a queen. Each class features a different project. Purchase tickets online or call 800.448.3883. $45 per Member. $50 per nonmember.
Crafting a Narrative: Designing Costume for TV and Film: A Winterthur Symposium with The Costume Society of America, Mid-Atlantic Region Symposium—CANCELLED
October 12, 9:00 am–4:00 pm
Engage with leading and emerging scholars in the field of costume design for a study of design for both the big and the small screen. Jane Petrie, Emmy® award-winning costume designer for the Netflix series The Crown; Laura Mina, head of the textile conservation lab at Winterthur, and Dr. Damayanthie Eluwawalage, assistant professor of textile and apparel studies, Delaware State University, will present dynamic lectures on the industry, past and present. See the work of emerging scholars in interactive breakout sessions, and relish in these experts’ interpretation of Winterthur’s Costuming THE CROWN exhibition. Winterthur thanks The Costume Society of America, Mid-Atlantic Region, for its collaboration with this program.
“Designing for Film”
Postponed, date to be announced soon, Copeland Lecture Hall
Jane Petrie, costume designer for the Emmy® award-winning Netflix series The Crown, reflects on her work in contemporary film design and how it impacted—and improved—her work for period pieces such as The Crown. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Purchase tickets online or call 800.448.3883.
“Why William Wore Red and Harry Wore Dark Blue: Decoding British Military Uniforms”
November 13, 6:00–7:00 pm
Patrick Baty, color consultant and military and art historian, will help us discover the meaning and symbolism behind the elaborate, even exotic, uniforms worn
by the British Royal princes and explain why, indeed, William wore red and Harry wore dark blue. Copeland Lecture Hall. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Purchase tickets online or call 800.448.3883.