Assistant/Associate Curator of Textiles – Full time, benefits eligible

Job Title: Assistant/Associate Curator of Textiles Winterthur Museum seeks an experienced museum professional to serve as the Assistant Curator/Associate Curator of Textiles.  A key member of the curatorial team, the successful applicant will be a dynamic and innovative textile historian with a deep knowledge of textiles and textile history.  Reporting

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Donor Database Manager – Full Time, Benefits Eligible

JOB TITLE: Donor Database Manager The Donor Database manager is responsible for maintaining the Raiser’s Edge database and software.  They process gifts and members, maintain donor records, and prepare reports for the Finance and Philanthropy departments. She/he prepares mailing list requests from various departments. They train all new users in

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Erica Wilson: A Life in Stitches

Opening Fall 2020 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 a store

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Re-Vision 20/20: Through a Woman’s Lens

Open through 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

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The Inspired Needle: Embroidery Past and Present

The Inspired Needle: Embroidery Past & Present October 2–3, 2020 Both long-standing tradition and contemporary craft, embroidery reflects the intellectual endeavors, enlivens the political debates, and empowers the entrepreneurial pursuits of those who dare to pick up a needle. Inspiration abounds during this two-day celebration of needlework—and needleworkers—presented by Winterthur

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Furniture Up Close: The Beltway and Beyond

  The Beltway and Beyond: Neoclassical Furniture of Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and the Coastal Mid-Atlantic October 8–9, 2020 Registration Opens Summer 2020. Furniture scholars and master craftspeople will share new research on the cabinetmaking shops of Washington, D.C., and explore cabinetmaking and the furniture trades in the burgeoning style center

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Discovering Duncanson and African American Material Culture

Discovering Duncanson and African American Material Culture December 6, 2019     Join us for a study day focused on Robert S. Duncanson, the foremost African American landscape painter of the 19th century. Inspired by Winterthur’s recent acquisition of Duncanson’s Landscape in the Smoky Mountains, Tennessee. The day will include lectures,

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Costuming The Crown

Costuming THE CROWN On view until January 5, 2020 Purchase tickets online or by calling 800.448.3883. Costuming THE CROWN features 40 iconic costumes from the beloved Emmy® award-winning Netflix series, a dramatized history of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. This intriguing exhibition provides a behind-the-scenes look at how costume design

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Digital Furniture Workshop

Digital tools provide new and promising opportunities for the future of decorative arts scholarship. What are best practices in these efforts? How can digital curators and archivists mentor each other as they create? Can they help each other attract audiences and gain sustainability? Can collaboration and connectivity reap rewards? These

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