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  • About Restaurant Associates - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Ways to Give Donor Report Shop Museum Stores Special Offers Events Shop Online Bookstore Online Prints on Demand Licensed Products Winterthur Design Associates Winterthur is closed to the public January 4 February 29 and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions house tours and programs Visit Admission Packages Spring at Winterthur Calendar of Events Hours Directions Plan Your Visit Moving About the Grounds Special Needs Access Group Visits Transportation to Winterthur Visiting the Brandywine Valley About Restaurant Associates Tours Current Tours Upcoming Tours Group Tours Plan Your Visit Group Rates Reserve Group Tours Visiting Tips Group Dining and Shopping Directions and Parking Accessibility Visiting the Brandywine Valley Frequently Asked Questions Student Groups Virtual Tour About Restaurant Associates About Winterthur The du Pont Family in America Newsletter Signup Press Room Winterthur in the News Archives Press Releases Archives Suggestion Box History of Winterthur About H F du Pont Fast Facts Get to Know Us Employment Full time Positions Part time Temporary Positions Paid Internship Positions Employment FAQ Subscribe to Job Notices Volunteer Internships Subscribe to Volunteer Opportunities About Restaurant Associates Dining Monthly Specials Promotions About Restaurant Associates Weddings Corporate Entertaining Visit Dining About Restaurant Associates About Restaurant Associates

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  • Calendar - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    prices of American antiques over the past decade What happened and why Brock Jobe professor emeritus at Winterthur takes a fascinating look at the antiques trade from the 1940s to the present Learn what drives today u2019s marketplace and where the trade is headed Reception to follow in Visitor Center Cafe light refreshments and cash bar Members free 15 per nonmember Students ages 12 u201318 free Reservations required more Week of Mar 14 Mar 20 Mon Mar 14 Tue Mar 15 Wed Mar 16 Thu Mar 17 10 30 am to 11 30 am WOW Wee Ones at Winterthur On the first and third Thursday of each month join us for stories related to Winterthur s museum or garden This early childhood literacy series incorporates active learning through music movement and the exploration of objects in a warm and welcoming setting Members and children under 2 free Included with admission more Fri Mar 18 6 00 am to 6 00 am Web only Sale Visit winterthurstore com for a web only sale more 10 00 am to 4 00 pm Museum Store Pop Up Shop Visit the Museum Store pop up shop in the Galleries Reception Atrium more Sat Mar 19 6 00 am to 6 00 am Web only Sale Visit winterthurstore com for a web only sale more 10 00 am to 1 00 pm Brushes with History on the March Bank Start your spring off right with a morning of mimosas and painting After a short tour of the garden an instructor will walk you step by step through creating a painting inspired by the March Bank Includes two drinks and pastries 40 per Member 45 per nonmember more 1 00 pm to 4 00 pm Girl Scout Program Elegant Entertaining Earn your Social Butterfly badge as you explore the art of entertaining guests at a country estate in the 1930s After touring the Winterthur house you will learn the skills you need to be a gracious hostess and will plan elements of your own fabulous party 12 per girl Call Girl Scouts to register more Sun Mar 20 6 00 am to 6 00 am Web only Sale Visit winterthurstore com for a web only sale more Week of Mar 21 Mar 27 Mon Mar 21 6 00 am to 6 00 am Web only Sale Visit winterthurstore com for a web only sale more Tue Mar 22 11 00 am to 2 00 pm Get in the Game Try your hand at a variety of sports and games that the du Ponts and their guests once enjoyed Suitable for children ages 3 10 with parents or grandparents Members free Included with admission more Wed Mar 23 10 00 am to 4 00 pm Chocolate Days Chocolate chocolate everywhere Shop at the Museum Store this week while we feature a wide variety of chocolate delights to satisfy your sweet tooth In the Museum Store and the Cafe more 11 00 am to 2 00 pm Get

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  • home - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Join or Renew Gift Membership Member Activities Support Winterthur Current Initiatives Henry Francis du Pont Collectors Circle Winterthur Garden and Landscape Society WGLS Planned Giving Annual Giving Corporate Sponsorship Business Associates Ways to Give Donor Report Shop Museum Stores Special Offers Events Shop Online Bookstore Online Prints on Demand Licensed Products Winterthur Design Associates Online Collection Winterthur Museum Collection Just a Click Away View nearly 90 000 objects from the Winterthur Museum Collection Made in the Americas Made in the Americas The New World Discovers Asia Coming March 26 to the Winterthur Galleries Furniture Forum 2016 The Sewell C Biggs Winterthur Furniture Forum Exotic Woods Masterful Makers Tropical Hardwoods and the Luxury Furniture Trade 1600 1850 April 7 9 2016 Register now Ceramics Study Days Ceramics Up Close Hands On Study Days 2016 April 14 15 2016 Register now Winterthur is closed to the public January 4 February 29 and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions house tours and programs Welcome to Winterthur Founded by Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur pronounced winter tour is the premier museum of American decorative arts reflecting both early America and the du Pont family s life here Its 60 acre

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  • The House - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Business Associates Ways to Give Donor Report Shop Museum Stores Special Offers Events Shop Online Bookstore Online Prints on Demand Licensed Products Winterthur Design Associates Winterthur is closed to the public January 4 February 29 and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions house tours and programs What to See Connect with Us Museum House Galleries Metalwork Gallery Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens Library Garden What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Explore the Winterthur Garden Plant Database History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Internships Interns Now Picnic FAQ Walking FAQ House Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Past Exhibitions House Online Exhibitions Library Revealed Common Destinations Boston Furniture at Winterthur American Tinware Nadler Chinese Porcelain Uncorked Wine Objects Tradition Who s Your Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition House Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow House Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only House Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors House What to See Museum House The House Henry Francis du Pont said it was a desire to show America as it had been that led him to create the period settings his guests enjoyed and visitors see today at Winterthur During the construction of the 1928 30 addition to the house du Pont installed historic architectural interiors and filled the spaces with early American decorative arts He turned his eye for color and design developed in designing the Winterthur Garden to the

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  • The Galleries - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    offers an overview of the major design styles popular in America between 1640 and 1860 Here visitors can see how specific objects changed in response to fashion over time how a picture frame became more or less ornate how chairs became more comfortable or how textile design responded to fashionable imagery Each period vignette contains similar objects but the varying lines colors and ornamentation illustrate particular fashionable tastes creating an excellent visual introduction to American decorative arts Ceramics and Glass The ceramics and glass gallery showcases remarkable survivors of these fragile art forms from America Europe and Asia The space is organized to reflect the concept of Winterthur as a Collection of Collections and features objects from the 1700s and 1800s Currently the spotlight is on an exhibit titled Selections from a Promised Gift The Daniel and Serga Nadler Collection of Chinese Export Porcelain which features boldly ornamented 18th and 19th century Chinese export porcelain created for American English Continental European and other markets The Nadler exhibit also is fully available online Nearby visitors can view the Nancy du Pont Reynolds collection of English tin glazed earthenware delftware and in the next room selections from the Thomas N and A Pat Bernard Collection of Staffordshire Figures These often humorous objects bring into three dimensions their original owners interests in religion history politics literature antiquity and everyday life The Leo and Doris Hodroff Collection at Winterthur presents a donation of more than 200 pieces of Chinese and Japanese export porcelain made for the European and American market between 1550 and 1900 Furniture In Wood The In Wood gallery offers a variety of ways to explore Winterthur s world renowned furniture collection A visual sampling and explanation of various woods used by American craftsmen along with tools and templates introduces visitors to the techniques and choices that were part of the cabinetmaking process An entire wall of chairs invites visitors to compare chronological and stylistic changes in New England and Mid Atlantic examples of the 18th and early 19th centuries Another area focuses on upholstered seating furniture showing objects with original under upholstery as well as modern techniques for non invasive upholstery that allows easy access to the original frames Finally one section highlights a recent bequest from Arthur Robson of New York City who bequeathed 26 pieces of fine American furniture to Winterthur Metalwork The metalwork gallery displays more than 200 objects made or used in America s past featuring humble objects prevalent in daily life as well as extraordinary items that would have been familiar to only a small subset of the population From heavy wrought iron andirons and towering gates to delicate gold jewelry and enameled snuff boxes these objects drawn from the museum s permanent collection highlight the essential role of metalwork in workplace and domestic life Find out more here Paintings and Prints Visitors are often surprised to discover the caliber of works on view in this gallery Important paintings such as John Singleton Copley s portrait

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  • Metalwork Gallery - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Gallery Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens Library Garden What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Explore the Winterthur Garden Plant Database History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Internships Interns Now Picnic FAQ Walking FAQ Galleries Metalwork Gallery Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Galleries Metalwork Gallery Online Exhibitions Library Revealed Common Destinations Boston Furniture at Winterthur American Tinware Nadler Chinese Porcelain Uncorked Wine Objects Tradition Who s Your Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition Galleries Metalwork Gallery Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow Galleries Metalwork Gallery Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only Galleries Metalwork Gallery Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show History Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors Galleries Metalwork Gallery What to See Museum Galleries Metalwork Gallery Pair of andirons England or New England 1700 60 Wrought iron 1961 215 1 2 Museum purchase Milk pitcher marked by Samuel Kirk 1792 1872 Baltimore Maryland about 1828 Silver 1972 297 5 Gift of Dr and Mrs W Tyler Haynes Pair of flintlock pistols marked by Frederick Zorger 1734 1815 York Pennsylvania 1765 80 Maple silver iron 1961 857 1 2 Bequest of Henry Francis du Pont Metalwork Gallery Small Luxuries and Irons in the Fire Visitors will see examples of artisans virtuosity in wrought iron silver copper and pewter objects as well as metals blended with other organic materials such as enamels ivory shell and coconut shell Gunsmiths whose craft required mastery of metals and woods are represented by a very

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=942 (2016-02-12)
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  • Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Explore the Winterthur Garden Plant Database History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Internships Interns Now Picnic FAQ Walking FAQ Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Past Exhibitions Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens Online Exhibitions Library Revealed Common Destinations Boston Furniture at Winterthur American Tinware Nadler Chinese Porcelain Uncorked Wine Objects Tradition Who s Your Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens What to See Museum Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens 1996 4 201 Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens at Winterthur Gift of John T Dorrance Jr 1996 4 201 Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens at Winterthur Gift of John T Dorrance Jr Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens at Winterthur Since May 1997 Winterthur has been the home of the Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens and visitors from all parts of the world have viewed these elegant ceramic and metalwork vessels in the specially designed Dorrance Gallery Among the many galleries at Winterthur this one in particular brings together the beauty of objects with that of the nearby garden so loved by Henry Francis du Pont The genesis of the Campbell Collection dates to 1966 when John T Dorrance Jr chairman of the Campbell Soup Company and W B Murphy

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  • What's in Bloom - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Library Garden What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Explore the Winterthur Garden Plant Database History of the Garden H F du Pont as Master Gardener The Big Ideas behind the Winterthur Garden Enchanted Woods Interactive Map Letter from the Enchanted Woods Faeries Tale of Enchanted Woods Internships Interns Now Picnic FAQ Walking FAQ Exhibitions Upcoming Exhibitions Past Exhibitions What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Online Exhibitions Library Revealed Common Destinations Boston Furniture at Winterthur American Tinware Nadler Chinese Porcelain Uncorked Wine Objects Tradition Who s Your Daddy Patriotic America Spode Exhibition What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Yuletide Yuletide Slideshow What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Point to Point Steeplechase Sponsors General Admission Tailgate Parking Event Features Race Day Schedule Photo Contest Advertising Sponsorship Opportunities Jumbo Screen Sponsorship Horsemen Only What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden Delaware Antiques Show Delaware Antiques Show Sponsors Delaware Antiques Show History List of Dealers Show Catalogue Tips for New Collectors What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in the Garden Fall Color in the Garden What to See Garden What s in Bloom What s in Bloom When H F du Pont was developing the Winterthur Garden he kept a weekly listing of what was in bloom a tradition the Garden Division staff continue today The Yearly Bloom Calendar summarizes

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