Exhibitions

 

In addition to frequently changing Galleries that showcase the permanent collection, Winterthur presents extraordinary exhibitions that highlight the very best in craftsmanship and scholarship, from both our own collection and distinguished institutions around the world.
 

 

 

Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia

March 26, 2016–January 8, 2017

 

Bring on the bling! Explore an eye-catching display of Asian-influenced masterpieces from around the world in the exhibition Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia—called "A sumptuous show" by The Boston Globe and "scintillating" by The Wall Street Journal.

 

Embroidery: The Language of Art


May 7, 2016–January 8, 2017

 

The term art has been much contested over time. Once defined as a great skill, the word later became associated with beauty and personal expression. View exquisite works that explore the connection between art and embroidery over four centuries.


 

Striking Beauties: American Shelf Clocks and Timepieces

 

July 2, 2016–June 2017

 

This exhibition features 16 examples of American bracket, shelf and table clocks designed for use in the home and made between 1775 and 1850.

 

Lasting Impressions: The Artists of Currier & Ives

September 17, 2016–January 8, 2017

Lasting Impressions investigates the role of Frances Bond Palmer and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait (two of the most prolific artists of Currier & Ives) in the New York art world of the Victorian era—an art world where the artists and publisher invite us to reconsider our notions of artistic creation.


 

The Winterthur Library also features special displays of library collection items. All exhibitions are included with admission and are free to Winterthur Members.

 

All exhibitions are included with admission and are free to Winterthur Members.


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