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A Lasting Legacy: Sixty Years of Winterthur Graduate Programs

Past exhibition commemorating the nation’s most successful university-museum partnership, A Lasting Legacy explored the changing roles of conservation and curatorial scholarship over the past 60 years.

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Boston Furniture at Winterthur

PAST EXHIBITION - In the 1920s, Henry Francis du Pont began a journey in collecting that rewarded him with many treasures, including a magnificent array of Boston furniture. Today Winterthur has more than 300 Boston pieces, ranging in date from the 1650s to the 1830s. Fifty of the finest of

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Winterthur in the News Archives

Archived links to articles about Winterthur.

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Winterthur Garden and Landscape Society (WGLS)

The Winterthur Garden & Landscape Society (WGLS), founded in 2003, is comprised of individuals who are committed to supporting Winterthur's garden. They possess a passionate interest in gardening, and enjoy the opportunity to learn more about landscape design and horticulture. Funds contributed by WGLS support ongoing general maintenance as well

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Friends of Winterthur ($1000 & Above)

Additional benefits for joining the Friends of Winterthur.

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Wellness at Winterthur

The power of nature as a tool to promote a healthier body, mind, and spirit is no secret. What better place than Winterthur to learn about ways to introduce wellness into your life? Our beautiful, 60-acre garden and 1,000 acres of rolling hills, streams, meadows, and forests provide a powerful

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Winterthur Primer Articles

Since 2005 a special arrangement has existed between Winterthur and the magazine Antiques & Fine Art. For each issue of the magazine, a Winterthur staff member provides an article for the series entitled "A Winterthur Primer."

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Winterthur Portfolio

Winterthur Portfolio is an interdisciplinary journal committed to fostering knowledge of the American past through the study of material culture. It is indexed in America: History and Life, Architectural Periodicals Index, Art Index, Historical Abstracts, MLA International Bibliography, and Biography of the History of Art. Winterthur Portfolio is published three

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Winterthur Program in American Material Culture

The Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, established in 1952 by the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum and the University of Delaware, provides a multidisciplinary approach to the study of American material life with special emphasis on decorative arts and household furnishings. The program approaches the study of material

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Winterthur/UD Program in Art Conservation

Winterthur and the University of Delaware jointly sponsor this three year masters level program in art conservation. It is one of only five graduate conservation programs in North America. The faculty is composed of twelve Winterthur conservators in the Conservation Department and five faculty members from the University of Delaware

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