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Touch-It Room

Located on the first floor of the museum, near the Galleries Reception Atrium, the Touch-It Room is an accessible and engaging resource for families of all ages. It is designed for children with different learning styles, interests, and skills. The room contains spaces inspired by early original settings: a 1750s

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Garden Director’s Walks

Join Winterthur’s Director of Garden & Estate Chris Strand on a special walk highlighting interesting and seldom seen parts of the Winterthur landscape! Be sure to dress for the weather and wear walking shoes. In case of inclement weather, an update message will be left at 302.888.4915 approximately 3 hours

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Garden Insider

Go behind-the-scenes with the experts! Each week Winterthur introduces you to a specialist who will share with you his/her insights and expertise about the Winterthur Garden and estate, its history, horticulture, or the environment. Presentations may be in the form of a walk, talk, or demonstration (or a combination). About

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Garden Events

Garden Programs and Special Events.

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Embroidery: The Thread of History

October 19–20, 2018 Whether made for pleasure and enjoyment or learned as a skill to earn a living, embroidery has served as a type of historical record with the delicately stitched “documents” chronicling the past and present for the future. Join Winterthur staff, visiting scholars, designers, and fellow “textilians” for

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Looking for a more in-depth learning experience? Sign up for one of our educational conferences.

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Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table

April 1, 2018–January 6, 2019 Orchestrated by senior curator of ceramics and glass Leslie Grigsby, this major new exhibition takes a fresh look at the history of dining and dinnerware from the 1600s onward and celebrates how hosts and hostesses brought the natural world into their dining rooms. Foods were

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Eye on the Iconic: Honus Wagner and Sports Memorabilia

March 9–June 17, 2018 Honus Wagner and Sports Memorabilia, the next rotation in a Winterthur exhibit series entitled Eye on the Iconic, will feature a famed 1909-11 Honus Wagner T206 baseball card—one of the rarest and most iconic of all sports-related objects. It is widely considered the "holy grail" of

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Online Calendar of upcoming events, programs, exhibitions, and performances.

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During Yuletide at Winterthur, tour Henry Francis du Pont’s former home decorated with sparkling holiday displays, including the famous majestic dried-flower tree.

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