Open for Business: Photography, Trade, and Self-Image, 1870-1950

Open for Business: Photography, Trade, and Self-Image, 1870–1950, a student-curated exhibit at Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library, examines how photography helped small business owners to advertise and represent their shops, goods, and workers.

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Furniture Up Close: Joinery and Early Cabinetmaking

A Winterthur Conference April 25–26, 2019 Join Winterthur staff, visiting scholars, and fellow collectors for this intimate and limited-registration opportunity to get an up-close look at 17th- and 18th-century American furniture, materials, tools, and techniques.

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Monthly Specials

Monthly Specials Restaurant Associates is pleased to work with Winterthur to create specially tailored seasonal food and drink experiences. HOLIDAY BRUNCH WITH DICKENS December 6, 10:30 am–12:30 pm   Gerald Charles Dickens joins us for brunch in the Visitor Center Garden Café. Multiple seating times. Reservations required. $25.95 per adult

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Enchanted Winter Day

Welcome the holiday season with a day of family fun when you join us for Enchanted Winter Day! Holiday decorations will adorn the Enchanted Woods, the Follies in our outdoor exhibition, and the greenhouses as you enjoy a magical winter walk through the woods or hop on for our Garden

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Truck & Tractor Day Photo Contest

Capture your favorite moments from the day with your smartphone or digital camera and enter your photos in the 2018 Truck and Tractor Day Photo Contest. The winner will receive a family membership (or renewal) to Winterthur—good for the whole year! All submissions will be considered for use in future

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Ceramics Up Close: Hands-On Study Days

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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Printed Textiles: British and American Cotton and Linens

Take the “bones” of a classic volume, rewrite with updated and newly researched material, add 600 glorious color images, and you have the makings of a new standard in the field: Printed Textiles: British and American Cottons and Linens, 1700‒1850. Author Linda Eaton, the John L. & Marjorie P. McGraw Director of

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Tureens on display in the Dining by Design exhibition

Dining by Design: Exhibition Video

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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Museum Stores

The Winterthur Museum Stores offer outstanding gifts, books, and home decor inspired by our museum, garden and library. Your purchases are an important means of support for Winterthur educational activities. Please visit us or call to place an order. You can also shop online at www.WinterthurStore.comfeaturing products that reflect the

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Terrific Tuesdays

Family ActivitiesFamily Programs Truck and Tractor Day Truck & Tractor Day Photo Contest Terrific Tuesdays Enchanted Summer Day Girl Scout Programs Touch-It Room Terrific Tuesdays   Terrific Tuesdays Tuesdays in July and August, 1:00–1:45 pm, Virtual Program Looking for something fun and educational to do with the kids while they're out

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