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  • Online Collections - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    News Online Catalog Winterthur Library Publications Recent Acquisitions Collecting for the Winterthur Library Research Guides Exhibitions Rights Reproductions Digital Collections The John Carolyn Grossman Collection Contact Us Garden Collection Care Conservation Current Research Treatment Highlights Tips for Collection Care Resources Conservation Videos Conservation at Winterthur Books Library Material Conservation Documentation Image Specialist Furniture Conservation Lighting Specialists Objects Conservation Paintings Conservation Paper Conservation Preservation Housing Preventive Conservation Scientific Research Analysis Laboratory Textile Conservation Publications Printed Textiles British and American Cottons a Winterthur Primer Articles Online Collections Collections Online Collections Online Collections at Winterthur Digital Museum Collection The Museum Collection comprises approximately 90 000 objects from ceramics furniture glass and prints to paintings metalwork textiles and other works Most objects date from about 1600 to 1860 The Museum Collection digital database includes records many of them with images for the majority of the collection objects Some objects also are highlighted in Online Exhibitions See general information on the Museum Collection or for assistance please email MuseumCollection Winterthur org Museum Collection Digital Database Online Exhibitions Digital Garden Collection The gardens and landscape surrounding the museum are not a botanical collection maintained for scientific purposes but an artistic composition that captures a significant period in the history of American horticulture This landscape is a cultural artifact and its components plants architecture and decorative objects are preserved and managed as a collection The plant collection data is stored in our plant records system and documents woody plants and other taxa different kinds of plants that are part of the designed landscape There are currently 7 508 accessioned taxa in our living collections The information on this collection is available through our online Plant Database In addition you will find the following online What s in Bloom Yearly Bloom Calendar Major Plant Groupings Summer Color in

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  • Membership - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    home Collections Museum Library Garden Collection Care Conservation Publications Online Collections Membership Member Tips and Resources Benefits of Membership 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 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 Membership Member Tips and Resources Videos Wallpapers Newsletters Membership FAQs Benefits of Membership Reciprocal Admission Privileges General Memberships 65 500 Friends of Winterthur 1000 Above Premier Donor Groups Join or Renew Gift Membership Member Activities Membership Membership Unlimited free general admission is only one of the exclusive benefits offered to members and designed to enhance every visit Also included are introductory house tours garden tram tours discounts Members only previews of major exhibitions and more Membership dues at all levels sustain Winterthur s world renowned museum garden and library collections and support a full calendar of special events Join today Contact us

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  • Member Tips and Resources - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Tips and Resources Benefits of Membership 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 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 Membership Member Tips and Resources Videos Wallpapers Newsletters Membership FAQs Benefits of Membership Reciprocal Admission Privileges General Memberships 65 500 Friends of Winterthur 1000 Above Premier Donor Groups Join or Renew Gift Membership Member Activities Membership Member Tips and Resources Member Tips and Resources Thank you for your membership support of Winterthur Museum Garden Library Your membership helps us to strengthen Winterthur s world renowned museum garden and library collections as well as sustain our exceptional educational programing Helpful Member links Visit our Frequently Asked Questions Keep up to date with all that is happening at Winterthur with our monthly e newsletter Enjoy the beauty of the Winterthur estate and garden blooms throughout the year

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=1253 (2016-02-12)
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  • Benefits of Membership - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Tips and Resources Benefits of Membership 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 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 Membership Member Tips and Resources Videos Wallpapers Newsletters Membership FAQs Benefits of Membership Reciprocal Admission Privileges General Memberships 65 500 Friends of Winterthur 1000 Above Premier Donor Groups Join or Renew Gift Membership Member Activities Membership Benefits of Membership Membership Levels Benefits All Members receive FREE general admission galleries special exhibitions the Campbell Collection of Soup Tureens introductory house tours the garden including tram tours and Enchanted Woods One hour Discovery Tour of the house 10 discount in Garden Cafeteria and Café and Winterthur Museum and online stores Preferred pricing and priority reservation for tours including Yuletide lectures workshops conferences concerts Preferred pricing at other Winterthur special events such as the Point to Point Steeplechase

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=417 (2016-02-12)
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  • Gift Membership - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    Collection Care Conservation Publications Online Collections Membership Member Tips and Resources Benefits of Membership 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 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 Membership Member Tips and Resources Videos Wallpapers Newsletters Membership FAQs Benefits of Membership Reciprocal Admission Privileges General Memberships 65 500 Friends of Winterthur 1000 Above Premier Donor Groups Join or Renew Gift Membership Member Activities Membership Gift Membership Give a Gift of Membership Give a Gift Membership now Winterthur Membership is a wonderful gift For a small contribution a world of art natural beauty history and learning is yours to share Members enjoy unlimited free general admission Member Preview Days for major exhibitions discounts on shopping and dining advance notice of upcoming events reciprocal privileges at gardens and museums throughout North America and so much more Give

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  • Member Activities - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    The New World Discovers Asia Sunday April 3rd 10 00 am 4 00 pm Celebrate the opening of this scintillating show exploring Asian and Latin American culture and the Manila Acapulco Galleon trade 10 00 am 2 00 pm Library Display Rare Book Reading Room Join us for a special display in the library featuring Winterthur s own collection of Chinese export watercolors Members only Members free Space is limited please call 800 448 3883 or 302 888 4600 to make a reservation 10 30 am 12 30 pm Demonstration Rotunda Come watch Boston artist and conservator Christine Thomson reveal the mystery of japanned decoration during her fascinating demonstration of this Asian inspired ornamenting technique Members Free Members only Drop in program no reservations necessary 11 00 am 3 00 pm Taste of the Americas Visitor Center Garden Café Celebrate global influences in the form of fusion cuisine Guests each receive a passport for their bite by bite journey through four stations Mexico Peru Canada and United States 45 adult passport 30 junior passport Member receive a 10 discount Reservations required please use our Open Table widget or call 302 888 4826 for reservations 2 00 3 00 pm Lecture Asian Influence on the Colonial Americas Copeland Lecture Hall By the mid 16th century Latin America was connected directly to Asia via the Spanish galleon trade Join curator Dennis Carr for this member exclusive lecture in which he shares his is discoveries for the exhibition Made in the Americas The New World Discovers Asia Members only Members free Members may bring two guest using guest passes Reservations required please call 888 448 3883 or 302 888 4600 to make a reservation Lecture Living and Teaching in China Experiences of a Winterthur Conservator at the Forbidden City Wednesday April 27 6

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  • Support Winterthur Landing Page - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    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 Support Winterthur Current Initiatives McGraw Director of Collections Museum Garden Library Educational Programs Activities Signature Events Endowment Henry Francis du Pont Collectors Circle Winterthur Garden and Landscape Society WGLS Planned Giving Annual Giving Corporate Sponsorship Business Associates Ways to Give Give Now Donor Report Support Winterthur Support Winterthur Founded by Henry Francis du Pont in 1951 Winterthur is a multi faceted organization consisting of a world class museum a beautiful naturalistic garden and an extraordinary research library Charitable contributions and sponsorships from friends allow the Winterthur Museum Garden Library to continue its mission to inspire enlighten and delight all of its visitors while preserving and enhancing its buildings and landscape its collections and programs and its history as a country place Winterthur receives more than 5 million annually in private support which sustains the museum and its collection the naturalistic garden and landscape the decorative arts library an array of educational

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  • Current Intiatives- Landing - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
    s staff has been deeply involved in the planning and implementation of several projects to complement our existing programs and expand our offerings to the public We welcome you to explore specific projects below Photo by Jeannette Lindvig House Renovation Project 2014 Important renovation projects are now underway to further enhance the visitor experience at Winterthur Museum Garden Library which will result in a new look for Winterthur inside and out Read more about how this project will transform the exterior of H F du Pont s former home to the original architect s 1930s vision Brown Horticulture Learning Center The 3 000 square foot Brown Horticulture Learning Center to Alice Cary Brown and W L Lyons Brown Lee houses programs workshops and demonstrations for gardeners of all skill levels from beginning to master gardener Programming is taught by Winterthur s internationally acclaimed garden staff as well as by guest lecturers and presenters Read more about the Brown Horticulture Learning Center The Museum Sharing knowledge and educating the public are the chief aims of all museums Winterthur accomplishes this mission in many ways most significantly through public exhibitions that focus on material culture and how careful research scientific investigation and interpretation can bring them to life Learn more about special museum projects The Garden Winterthur s 1 000 acres encompass rolling hills streams meadows and forests H F du Pont selected the choicest plants from around the world to enhance the natural setting arranged them in lyrical color combinations and carefully orchestrated a succession of bloom from late January to November Learn more about special garden projects The Library The library was established in 1952 to furnish staff students and the general public with research materials It has since become a recognized center for advanced study and is dedicated to

    Original URL path: http://winterthur.org/?p=415 (2016-02-12)
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