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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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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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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