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Week of Oct 1 — Oct 2
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Sat, Oct 1
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Made in the Americas Hands on History Cart

Explore themes of the Made in the Americas exhibition through hands-on activities. Members free. Included with admission.
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9:30 am to 12:30 pm Teacher Workshop: Empower Your Students with STEAM!

Do you love art and science? Are you looking for new ways to share this love with your students? Meet with art conservators at the museum, participate in hands-on activities to share with your students and develop your understanding of the interdisciplinary field of art conservation. Credit available through the Delaware Teacher Center. Registration required. Active teachers only. Members free. $15 per nonmember.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Truck and Tractor Day!

Join us this fall for a day filled with lots of large equipment sure to delight the wheel-oriented kids in your household. Explore antique tractors, the Winterthur fire truck, and more. Winterthur Fire Company apparel available for purchase. Included in general admission; members free.
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11:30 am to 12:00 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
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12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
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1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
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2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

Sun, Oct 2
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
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12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
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1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Concept of Collecting Lecture: "Superfluity and Excess: Classical Splendor in Philadelphia"

The Walns' furniture has long been admired for its sleek look, extravagantly painted surfaces, and shockingly innovative upholstery. Alexandra Kirtley, curator of American Decorative Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art, takes a look into the fascinating parlor furniture that once scandalized many Philadelphians. Reservations encouraged. Members free. $15 per nonmember.
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1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
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2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

Week of Oct 3 — Oct 9
Mon, Oct 3
Tue, Oct 4
Wed, Oct 5
10:30 am to 11:30 am Squeaky Wheels

Bring your toddlers for kid-friendly walks in the garden and Galleries every first Wednesday of the month, March-October. Members and children under 2 free. $5 per nonmember child, one free adult per child.
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11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: Garden Objects

Join Assistant Conservator Lauren Fair and Estate Supervisor Rob Plankinton for a walking tour and discussion about Winterthur's garden objects. They will be discussing current, future, and completed projects along with conservation practices. Members free. Included with admission.
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Thu, Oct 6
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Home Furnishings Sale

Don't miss the home furnishings sale in the Museum Store through October 18.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors Symposium

The Ward Francillon 2016 Educational Symposium will be the first symposium held at Winterthur to exclusively focus on the museum's horological holdings. It is sponsored and organized by the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors.
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10:30 am to 11:30 am WOW! Wee Ones at Winterthur

On the first and third Thursday of each month, join us for stories related to Winterthur's museum or garden. This early childhood literacy series incorporates active learning through music, movement, and the exploration of objects in a warm and welcoming setting. Members and children under 2 free. $5 per nonmember child, one free adult per child.
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Fri, Oct 7
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Home Furnishings Sale

Don't miss the home furnishings sale in the Museum Store through October 18.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors Symposium

The Ward Francillon 2016 Educational Symposium will be the first symposium held at Winterthur to exclusively focus on the museum's horological holdings. It is sponsored and organized by the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors.
   more...!

Sat, Oct 8
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Home Furnishings Sale

Don't miss the home furnishings sale in the Museum Store through October 18.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors Symposium

The Ward Francillon 2016 Educational Symposium will be the first symposium held at Winterthur to exclusively focus on the museum's horological holdings. It is sponsored and organized by the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Second Saturdays Garden Walk: "Autumn Color, Flowers, and Fruits"

Join Winterthur's horticulture staff for monthly garden walks highlighting interesting and seldom seen parts of the Winterthur landscape. Weather permitting. Wear comfortable shoes.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Made in the Americas Hands on History Cart

Explore themes of the Made in the Americas exhibition through hands-on activities. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

11:30 am to 12:00 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

Sun, Oct 9
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Home Furnishings Sale

Don't miss the home furnishings sale in the Museum Store through October 18.
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11:30 am to 12:00 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

Week of Oct 10 — Oct 16
Mon, Oct 10
Tue, Oct 11
10:00 am to 12:00 pm History Through Fiction Book Club

Join us for informal discussion of new and classic works of fiction that broaden our understanding of objects in the museum collection or life at Winterthur during the first half of the twentieth century. $20 per Member, $30 per nonmember for the entire three-month series. Registration required by September 22. Call 800.448.3883 to register.
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1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Historical Journeys

Individuals in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia are invited to participate in this interactive program the second Tuesday of each month, which will include thematic tours of the museum collection and lots of conversation. Please register by calling the Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, 800.272.3900.

Wed, Oct 12
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Talk: The Gentleman Farmer in America: H. F. du Pont & His Holsteins

Winterthur was once a model farm that embraced groundbreaking agricultural research and cattle breeding. Join Winterthur Garden guide Debra Shedrick to explore what it was like to run such a farm at the highest levels of American society in the first half of the 20th century-an endeavor that resulted in the development of an award-winning herd of Holstein Freisian cattle that have been said to be the backbone of today's great milk-producing cattle. Members free. Included with admission.
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Thu, Oct 13
8:30 am to 9:30 am Gentle Yoga

Our yoga class is open to all levels who wish to practice within our beautiful naturalistic landscape. We will practice slow easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. The tone and pace of the class will activate your internal energy and guide you to connect to your deepest essence so you leave feeling peaceful yet revitalized. Led by Beth Sheehy. Members only. Advance registration $5. Drop-in $10 as space permits.
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6:00 am to 6:00 am Web-only Sale!

Visit winterthurstore.com for a special web-only sale.

Fri, Oct 14
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Needlework Pop-Up Shop

Pop-up shop in the Galleries Reception Atrium through October 15.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Embroidery: The Language of Art A Winterthur Needlework Conference

Please join us for a series of provocative lectures, innovative workshops, and tours that explore the connection of art and embroidery over four centuries.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Crafternoon: Wheat Paste Painting

Learn the traditional technique of painting with wheat paste. Members only. Registration required. $10 per person per session. Attendance limited.
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Sat, Oct 15
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Needlework Pop-Up Shop

Pop-up shop in the Galleries Reception Atrium through October 15.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Embroidery: The Language of Art A Winterthur Needlework Conference

Please join us for a series of provocative lectures, innovative workshops, and tours that explore the connection of art and embroidery over four centuries.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Made in the Americas Hands on History Cart

Explore themes of the Made in the Americas exhibition through hands-on activities. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

11:30 am to 12:00 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

Sun, Oct 16
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

Week of Oct 17 — Oct 23
Mon, Oct 17
Tue, Oct 18
Wed, Oct 19
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: The Best Fall has to Offer: A Highlights Walking Tour

Colors of fall come and go differently each year. Join Carol Long, associate curator of the garden, on a walk to see the creme de la creme of the day. Members free. Included with admission.
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Thu, Oct 20
8:30 am to 9:30 am Gentle Yoga

Our yoga class is open to all levels who wish to practice within our beautiful naturalistic landscape. We will practice slow easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. The tone and pace of the class will activate your internal energy and guide you to connect to your deepest essence so you leave feeling peaceful yet revitalized. Led by Beth Sheehy. Members only. Advance registration $5. Drop-in $10 as space permits.
   more...!

10:30 am to 11:30 am WOW! Wee Ones at Winterthur

On the first and third Thursday of each month, join us for stories related to Winterthur's museum or garden. This early childhood literacy series incorporates active learning through music, movement, and the exploration of objects in a warm and welcoming setting. Members and children under 2 free. $5 per nonmember child, one free adult per child.
   more...!

Fri, Oct 21
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Trunk Show

Trunk show in the Galleries Reception Atrium.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Dinnerware Sale

Buy any set of 4 dessert plates and get 50% off matching set of 4 mugs.
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Sat, Oct 22
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Trunk Show

Trunk show in the Galleries Reception Atrium.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Dinnerware Sale

Buy any set of 4 dessert plates and get 50% off matching set of 4 mugs.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Made in the Americas Hands on History Cart

Explore themes of the Made in the Americas exhibition through hands-on activities. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

11:30 am to 12:00 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

Sun, Oct 23
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Operation Warm RunInspired Race

Join us for for the RunInspired 10K at Winterthur, supporting Operation Warm. For more information, visit their website http://runinspiredraces.com or call 610-388-2500 x113.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Trunk Show

Trunk show in the Galleries Reception Atrium.
   more...!

10:00 am to 4:00 pm Dinnerware Sale

Buy any set of 4 dessert plates and get 50% off matching set of 4 mugs.
   more...!

11:30 am to 12:00 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

Week of Oct 24 — Oct 30
Mon, Oct 24
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Dinnerware Sale

Buy any set of 4 dessert plates and get 50% off matching set of 4 mugs.
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Tue, Oct 25
Wed, Oct 26
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Talk: Autumn Arrangements

Enliven your home with the beauty of autumn. Meredith Graves, coordinator of the Winterthur flower program, will demonstrate how to use end-of-season plant material from your garden to add unique interest to your autumnal arrangements and displays. Members free. Included with admission.
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Thu, Oct 27
8:30 am to 9:30 am Gentle Yoga

Our yoga class is open to all levels who wish to practice within our beautiful naturalistic landscape. We will practice slow easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. The tone and pace of the class will activate your internal energy and guide you to connect to your deepest essence so you leave feeling peaceful yet revitalized. Led by Beth Sheehy. Members only. Advance registration $5. Drop-in $10 as space permits.
   more...!

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lunchtime Lecture: "British Cotton Textile Trade Routes to Brazil"

Sarah B. Parks, project manager, Boston Furniture Archive, Winterthur, explores the 19th-century trade of British printed cotton textiles to Brazil. Rotunda. Members free. Included with admission.
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1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Conservation Clinic

Learn more about the condition, care, and recommended treatment for your antique! By appointment only (call 302.888.4786). Free admission.
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5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Lecture & Reception: "The Taste for Chinese at Winterthur"

Senior Curator of Ceramics and Glass Leslie B. Grigsby will focus on the museum's broad range of Chinese material%u2014from porcelain and paintings to furniture and house rooms. Lecture followed by a 6:30 pm reception in the Visitor Center Garden Cafe featuring light refreshments and a cash bar. Members only. Members free. (Members may bring 2 guests using guest passes). Reservations encouraged. Call 800.448.3883.
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Fri, Oct 28
6:00 am to 6:00 am Spend $50 at Winterthurstore.com, Receive Free Shipping

Visit winterthurstore.com. Spend $50, receive free shipping.
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5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Winterthur After Hours

Join us after hours to explore the Galleries and grounds. Enjoy a variety of offerings that enhance our local treasure. Admission is pay what you wish.
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Sat, Oct 29
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Made in the Americas Hands on History Cart

Explore themes of the Made in the Americas exhibition through hands-on activities. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

11:30 am to 12:00 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

Sun, Oct 30
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

12:00 pm to 12:30 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Made in the Americas Guided Gallery Walk

Take a guided gallery walk of Made in the Americas every weekend at 11:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm.
   more...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm Currier & Ives Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided gallery walk through Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives every weekend.

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