Winterthur is one of the last of the original Wild Gardens. William Robinson’s book The Wild Garden stimulated a new type of garden design at the turn of the twentieth century in Great Britain, Ireland and America. An idea with tremendous appeal to large landowners, The Wild Garden concept is
Almost 60 years ago, collector and horticulturist Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969) opened his childhood home, Winterthur, to the public. Today, Winterthur (pronounced “winter-tour”) is the premier museum of American decorative arts, with an unparalleled collection of nearly 90,000 objects made or used in America between about 1640 and 1860.
Position Title: Bookkeeper Winterthur seeks a full-time, temporary bookkeeper to support the Finance department. We are looking for an entry-level Bookkeeper to assist with maintenance of financial records. This may include working closely with our accounting team to ensure legal requirements compliance, process accounts payable and receivable and manage invoices
September 15, 2020–January 3, 2021 Erica Wilson: A Life in Stitches delves into the life and work of Erica Wilson, the “Julia Child of needlework.” Wilson’s successful 1970s television program teaching needlework was one component of business ventures that included embroidery kits, books, newspaper and magazine columns, public appearances, and
February 29, 2020–January 3, 2021 In celebration of the 100th anniversary year of the 19th amendment, Re-Vision 20/20: Through a Woman’s Lens looks at objects in the Winterthur galleries through the lens of women’s stories, recognizing the everyday women who forged a better path for themselves, and ultimately for future
JOB TITLE: Librarian, Technical Services The Winterthur Library seeks an experienced, creative, and collaborative librarian to lead its Technical Services initiatives. The Librarian for Technical Services is responsible for maintaining intellectual access through electronic records to materials in the Printed Book and Periodical Collection via the integrated library system. In
Champagne, Chocolate, and the Female Perspective in Song February 29, 3:00 pm Join us for the opening celebration for Re-Vision 20/20: Through a Women's Lens. Soprano vocalist Julia Swan Laird performs songs featuring the female perspective, arranged by Libby Larsen, one of America's most performed living composers. A champagne
Art in Bloom Save the date! May 8–10, 2020 Join us for Art in Bloom as floral designers reimagine objects in the Winterthur collection as unique floral arrangements. Truly a one-of-a-kind experience, it’s the perfect opportunity to capture a distinctive Mother’s Day family photo against the backdrop of these exceptional