Enjoy hands-on activities, informal chats, mini-tours, and demonstrations that celebrate the questions and conundrums that make us curious. Included with admission. Free for Winterthur and DMNH members. 

Tools of the Trade, September 4

Celebrate craftspeople and their tools with demonstrations by woodworkers and furnituremakers, hands-on activities, and gallery chats with curators. Discover the story of the Dominys, three generations of craftsmen who worked in East Hampton, Long Island, as told by Charles Hummel, curator emeritus, in talk at 1:00 pm. 

Spice Up Your Life, November 6

Discover a world of exotic  flavors and several aspects of spices—their role in global trade, their use in pigments and dyes, and their healing properties.