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  • Garden Workshops and Talks - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Apply Resources Environment Support Staff Current Research Fellows Former Research Fellows All Former Research Fellows Recent Garden Workshops and Talks Winterthur Portfolio Educational Programs Activities Garden Garden Workshops and Talks Identifying the Most Common Trees in Delaware Friday September 18 2015 1 30 3 30 pm Brown Horticulture Learning Center Learn to identify the most common trees in Delaware by their habit leaves buds and other cues Class will take place indoors and in the field Registration required 25 per Member 35 per nonmember Truck Tractor Day Saturday October 3 2015 10 00 am 4 00 pm Brown Horticulture Learning Center Calling all kids big and small Join us for a day of farm fun exploring tractors and other farm equipment taking a hayride doing arts and crafts in the Brown Center playing dress up with firefighter gear and even milking a mechanical cow Members free Included with admission Botany Buffet Coffee and Tea Friday October 16 2105 1 30 3 30 pm Brown Horticulture Learning Center Coffee and tea have had a great impact on our culture and history The botany and storied pasts of these two ubiquitous beverages will be discussed as we share samples of each Registration required 25 per Member 35 per nonmember Hands on Bulb Planting Friday November 6 2015 1 30 3 30 pm Brown Horticulture Learning Center Learn the basics of fall bulb planting through classroom and hands on demonstrations Participants will have the opportunity to learn firsthand how to plant their bulbs and will leave with a bulb selection to try in their garden Class will take place indoors and in the field Registration required 25 per Member 35 per nonmember Botany Buffet Fruits and Vegetables Friday November 13 2015 1 30 3 30 pm Brown Horticulture Learning Center We will explore

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=1193 (2016-02-12)
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  • 50th anniversary of school programs - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Graduate Winterthur UD Program in Art Conservation Conservation Internships Fellowships Winterthur Program in American Material Culture 50th anniversary of school programs Research Fellowships Fellowships Available To Apply Resources Environment Support Staff Current Research Fellows Former Research Fellows All Former Research Fellows Recent 50th anniversary of school programs Winterthur Portfolio Educational Programs Activities School College 50th anniversary of school programs Fifty Years of Field Trips 2010 marks the 50th year of school programs at Winterthur To celebrate we re posting photos from the early years of field trips to the museum and memories of past visits Read what others have shared browse the photos to see how Winterthur and fashion has changed and join in the celebration by sharing your own memories of visiting Winterthur as a school kid Whether you were here in the 1960s or visited just yesterday we want to hear from you To share your own memories please write to Be sure to include Name E mail Address Year s visited School attended School Programs Gallery Enjoy these images from the early days of Winterthur school programs Memories of field trips begin below Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Zoom Shared Memories Unforgettable Visit It was early spring 1961 and our American history class was on a trip to Winterthur Museum The school bus pulled up to the entrance and we all lined up for the tour My clearest memories of that day are of the New England Kitchen with its large open fireplace collection of hearth cooking tools and dark beams and a beautiful sitting room filled with yellow upholstered furniture Looking back I think we must have been in Port Royal Parlor It was a school trip that I never forgot and that I often think about as I walk through the rooms today I was in 8th grade at Stanton Junior High at the time and our teacher was Bruce deNagy So I guess I can credit him with introducing me to Winterthur Susan Moqtaderi Winterthur staff member Memoirs of a Current Guide In the late 70 s and early 80 s I took my 8th grade students from Richardson Park and after deseg Conrad Middle to Winterthur every year We had a team approach and spent half the day at Winterthur and half at Delaware Natural History Museum I loved the rooms set up in a historical sequence which helped my students visually see the changes as time passed Each student had an area of everyday life to report on such as lighting houses cleaning beds children s activities etc Winterthur always jumped right in to address any questions When I was transferred to a high school setting to teach government I was sad Winterthur no longer fit my curriculum After I retired from teaching and became a school program guide here you can imagine the delight when I met one of my favorite guides from back then Dorcas

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=796 (2016-02-12)
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  • On-Site Programs - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Room On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Garden Learning Center Garden Workshops and Talks Historic Autos Special Garden Experiences Wednesdays at Winterthur Second Saturdays On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School School College 50th anniversary of school programs On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Homeschool Programs College Programs Teachers Resources Graduate Winterthur UD Program in Art Conservation Conservation Internships Fellowships Winterthur Program in American Material Culture On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Research Fellowships Fellowships Available To Apply Resources Environment Support Staff Current Research Fellows Former Research Fellows All Former Research Fellows Recent On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Winterthur Portfolio Educational Programs Activities School College On Site Programs On Site Programs Bring your students to Winterthur to learn about life long ago Serve tea in the parlor barter for goods in the country store identify archaeological fragments or help solve a mystery without leaving the museum Wonderful tours of the Winterthur garden are also available for select age groups Availabilty Tuesday Friday 9 30 am and 11 45 am Special arrangements can be made for programs on weekends or at different times Groups must arrive at Winterthur s main gate on Route 52 at least 15 minutes before scheduled start time Admission 5 per student payable on arrival Minimum 15 students Most programs can accommodate a maximum of 72 children except where noted Limited scholarships are available to cover both admission and transportation Click here for an application Chaperones For children age 4 and younger one chaperone per four students is allowed For children age 5 and older one chaperone per five students is allowed For preschool daycare groups let us know in advance if additional

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=581 (2016-02-12)
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  • Pre-School & Elementary - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School School College 50th anniversary of school programs On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Homeschool Programs College Programs Teachers Resources Graduate Winterthur UD Program in Art Conservation Conservation Internships Fellowships Winterthur Program in American Material Culture On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Research Fellowships Fellowships Available To Apply Resources Environment Support Staff Current Research Fellows Former Research Fellows All Former Research Fellows Recent On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Winterthur Portfolio Educational Programs Activities School College On Site Programs Pre School Elementary On Site Pre School Elementary Programs Adopt an Object Grades Pre K to 2 Students investigate daily life in the past through the study of household objects Learn about shapes materials and basic economics while role playing making comparisons and participating in a story Program length 1 hours Reinforces Delaware Standards Math 2 8 Science 2 3 Civics 4 Economics 1 2 3 History 2 4 Visual Arts 1 2 3 Reinforces ELA Common Core Standards RI2 9 RI2 3 L2 1 L2 4a L2 5a Wonder Wander in Enchanted Woods Grades Pre K to 2 Wander garden paths on a wondrous walk to Enchanted Woods and discover a new appreciation of nature Check out the new Upside Down tree house that just opened in June Includes storytelling and free time for imaginative play Program length 1 hours Available April October Bugs in the Museum Winterthur s collection includes objects decorated with bugs products made by or from bugs and even a few things that bugs have destroyed Investigate the important roles played by bugs in the past and today and explore ways to keep your own prized posessions from falling prey to vicious vermin Program length 1 hours Reinforces Delaware Standards Science 1 2 6 8 History 3 Geography 3 Visual Arts 1 3 4 6 Reinforces ELA Common Core Standards RI4 1 RI4 3 RI4 4 Plain and Fancy Grades 2 4 How and why do people decorate their possessions Learn about the practice of decorating textiles with weaving embroidery and dyeing in the 1700s and 1800s Program length 1 hours Reinforces Delaware Standards Math 8 Science 2 8 Economics 1 2 Geography 3 History 2 3 Visual Arts 4 Reinforeces ELA Common Core Standards RI4 4 RI4 7 W4 8 W4 9 SL4 1c SL4 2 SL4 4 L4 5c Discover the Secret Garden of Winterthur Grades 2 5 Find shapes in the Reflecting Pool spot frogs in the pond wander along the paths and enjoy the magnificent trees Learn about the plants blooming in the garden and gaze at the clouds and birds Program length 1 hours Max 60 students Available April October Reinforces Delaware Standards Science 2 Geography Math 8 Science 8 Museum Mystery Grades 4 6 Using scientific evidence and finely honed problem solving skills discover whether George Washington actually sat in a chair that is on display

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=615 (2016-02-12)
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  • Middle & High School - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Middle High School Garden Learning Center Garden Workshops and Talks Historic Autos Special Garden Experiences Wednesdays at Winterthur Second Saturdays On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School School College 50th anniversary of school programs On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Homeschool Programs College Programs Teachers Resources Graduate Winterthur UD Program in Art Conservation Conservation Internships Fellowships Winterthur Program in American Material Culture On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Research Fellowships Fellowships Available To Apply Resources Environment Support Staff Current Research Fellows Former Research Fellows All Former Research Fellows Recent On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Winterthur Portfolio Educational Programs Activities School College On Site Programs Middle High School On Site Middle High School Programs American Decorative Arts Grades 6 12 Explore the characteristics of decorative arts and furniture styles popular from 1640 to 1860 Students handle and examine objects and take a tour through period rooms to observe design history and principles Ideal for history visual art art history interior design and home economics students Program length 2 hours Maximum 45 students Reinforces Delaware Standards Visual Arts 4 5 6 History 1 2 Reinforces ELA Common Core Standards RH9 10 9 RH11 12 1 RH11 12 7 RI11 12 3 SL11 12 1 SL11 12 4 Ritual and Revolution The Importance of Tea Grades 6 12 Students discover how Colonial America s ritual of tea drinking helped create the social economic and political forces that played a role in the Revolution Investigate 18th century life through tea drinking and discover tea s social rituals political symbolism and economic power Includes a primary source activity relating to the Boston Tea Party Program length 1 hours Reinforces Delaware Standards Civics 1 4

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=617 (2016-02-12)
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  • Off-Site Programs - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    29 and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions house tours and programs Educational Programs Activities Adult Winterthur Institute Classes Workshops Demonstrations Conferences Embroidery The Language of Art Ceramics Up Close Hands On Study Days 2016 The Sewell C Biggs Winterthur Furniture Forum Conservation Clinic Lectures Performances Entertainment Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Family Truck and Tractor Day Truck and Tractor Day Photo Contest Girl Scout Programs Family Programs Enchanted Summer Day Photo Contest Family Friendly Amenities Tips for Families Touch It Room Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Garden Learning Center Garden Workshops and Talks Historic Autos Special Garden Experiences Wednesdays at Winterthur Second Saturdays Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School School College 50th anniversary of school programs On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Homeschool Programs College Programs Teachers Resources Graduate Winterthur UD Program in Art Conservation Conservation Internships Fellowships Winterthur Program in American Material Culture Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Research Fellowships Fellowships Available To Apply Resources Environment Support Staff Current Research Fellows Former Research Fellows All Former Research

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=583 (2016-02-12)
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  • Pre-School & Elementary - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Former Research Fellows All Former Research Fellows Recent Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Winterthur Portfolio Educational Programs Activities School College Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Off Site Pre School Elementary Programs Celebrating the Harvest New in 2014 Grades Pre K 2 Plant a garden bake a cake and play games just as Pilgrim children did in the 1600s Program length 1 hour Available October and November Nursery Rhymes Ages 3 5 Jack be nimble Jack be quick Jack jump over the candlestick This program teaches children about life long ago through hands on activities related to nursery rhymes Program length 1 hour Builds language social math and gross and fine motor skills Reinforces ELA Common Core Standards RFK 2 RLK 1 RLK 3 RLK 4 Soup s On Age 4 to 1st grade Winterthur s unique assortment of soup tureens and the centuries old folktale Stone Soup provide the foundation for this program which engages children in imaginative role playing while teaching them about collections and life long ago Includes hands on activities Program length 1 hour Builds language social and gross and fine motor skills How do we Decorate Things Pre K and K Using objects from our demonstration collection students learn how items were decorated with color shapes and motifs Includes art activity Program length 45 minutes Feeds into Delaware standards for History and Visual Arts Reinforces ELA Common Core Standards RIK 1 LK 4 Once Upon a Playtime Grades Pre K 5 Children are introduced to the concepts of childhood and leisure activities from long ago through toys and games such as Alphabet Gymnastics Jacob s Ladders tops buzz saws and more Includes demonstrations and time for hands on play Program length 1 hour Reinforces Delaware Standards History 2 3 4 Reinforces

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=650 (2016-02-12)
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  • Middle & High School - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    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 Educational Programs Activities Adult Winterthur Institute Classes Workshops Demonstrations Conferences Embroidery The Language of Art Ceramics Up Close Hands On Study Days 2016 The Sewell C Biggs Winterthur Furniture Forum Conservation Clinic Lectures Performances Entertainment Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Family Truck and Tractor Day Truck and Tractor Day Photo Contest Girl Scout Programs Family Programs Enchanted Summer Day Photo Contest Family Friendly Amenities Tips for Families Touch It Room Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Garden Learning Center Garden Workshops and Talks Historic Autos Special Garden Experiences Wednesdays at Winterthur Second Saturdays Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School School College 50th anniversary of school programs On Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Homeschool Programs College Programs Teachers Resources Graduate Winterthur UD Program in Art Conservation Conservation Internships Fellowships Winterthur Program in American Material Culture Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Research Fellowships Fellowships Available To Apply Resources Environment Support Staff Current Research Fellows Former Research Fellows All Former Research Fellows Recent Off Site Programs Pre School Elementary Middle High School Winterthur Portfolio Educational Programs Activities School College Off Site Programs Middle High School Off Site Middle High School Programs Working in Early America Grades 5 8 Using several objects and tools from our demonstration collection students learn how skilled craftspeople a potter a tinsmith and a tailor met basic human needs in early America Program length 45 minutes Reinforces Delaware standards

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