Benefactor ($500) Level-and-Above Members are exclusively invited to these upcoming programs

Membership support helps to ensure that Winterthur’s beautiful naturalistic garden, premier collection of American decorative arts, renowned conservation labs, and outstanding research library continue to inspire, enlighten and delight visitors of all ages! To thank our most generous Members for their annual support, we offer a complimentary series of exclusive workshops, tours, and receptions with our staff in the fall and spring seasons, highlighting Winterthur’s varied collections.

For more information on these programs or to RSVP for any of them, e-mail Jody Cross in the Membership Office at jcross@winterthur.org.

Not a Benefactor Member?  Upgrade today to attend exclusive events such as these throughout the year.  (To upgrade, please call 302.888.4726 or 302.888.4712.)

SRAL before renovations

SRAL after renovations

 

Scientific Research and Analytical Lab

Friday, March 8, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

View the recent renovations and updates to the lab and learn about ongoing projects.

Free to Benefactor-level-and-above Members. Space is limited, so make sure to reserve your spot by calling 302.888.4726 or e-mail Jody at jcross@winterthur.org.

 

 

 

The Art of the Stone: The Process of Chromolithography

Wednesday, April 17, 3:00–4:30 pm

Join Jeanne Solensky, Andrew W. Mellon Librarian for the Joseph Downs Collection of Manuscripts and Printed Ephemera, to learn how chromolithography transformed the commercial printing process in the late 1800s.  The session includes a short talk showing photographs from a Detroit lithography firm that explains this labor-intensive process.  Lithographic stones, keyline drawings, proof books, and many stunning pieces of ephemera from the 1870s-1930s in the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection will also be on view.

Free to Benefactor-level-and-above Members. Space is limited, so make sure to reserve your spot by calling 302.888.4726 or e-mail Jody at jcross@winterthur.org.

Lithographic stone, one of a five stone set for 10 colors, and final “Social Smoke” cigar label.

Students' Choice Tour/Workshop

Thursday, May 9, 3:30–5:30 pm

Join select University of Delaware graduate students as they lead a tour/workshop on the newest student-curated exhibition in the Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery.  Stay tuned for more information on this exhibition and special offering.

Free to Benefactor-level-and-above Members. Space is limited, so make sure to reserve your spot by calling 302.888.4726 or e-mail Jody at jcross@winterthur.org.

gallery in style

Textiles and Needlework Gallery

needlework gallery

Cocktails with the Curators

Thursday, May 16, 5:30 – 8:00 pm

You are invited to take an exclusive tour of the Winterthur Galleries, where our curators will interpret and answer questions about their favorite gallery object(s).  Join the curators afterward in the Galleries Reception Atrium for special cocktails made from a recipe book in the Winterthur Archives as well as light fare.

Free to Benefactor-level-and-above Members.  An invitation for this tour and reception will be mailed to Benefactor-and-above Members in April.          

 

 

 

 

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