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. Curiosity Carnival is a drop-in program.

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 a talk at 1:00 pm. Register now!

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. Register now!