Tween & Teen Programs
You may remember how much fun it was to play in Enchanted Woods as a kid, or you may have special memories of walking through rooms decorated for Christmas with your family. Come see what else Winterthur has to offer through a variety of new programs just for tweens and teens! Invite your friends to come along and share the fun!
Be Tween Tour!
Second Sunday of every month, May through October, 11:00 am and 1:00 pm
Are you interested in beauty, technology, arts and crafts, or interior design? If so, this is the tour for you! Tweens, their friends, and the women in their lives are invited to join us for a one-hour tour that explores and invites discussion about a different theme each month. 5 person limit. Included with admission, by request. To reserve in advance, please call 800.448.3883.
Tween/Teen Flower Design Classes
Our talented floral designers will teach you some of the skills and techniques they use to create the awesome arrangements that decorate nearly every room of our museum and will empower you to branch out on your own. Call 800.448.3883 to register.
DIY: Prom Flowers!
Wednesday, May 15, 6:00–8:00 pm
Why buy a corsage or boutonniere when you can make your own?! During this two-hour workshop, we’ll help you make the perfect floral accessories to coordinate with your special dress. A variety of materials and an array of colors will be available to inspire your creativity.
Registration required by Friday, May 3. Attendance is limited. $30 per person; $25 per person for groups of 5 or more.
June 19, 6:00–8:00 pm
Come get your summer off to a colorful and creative start while you learn the elements of good design and apply them to your developing flower arranging skills. During this program, we’ll compose a beautiful arrangement in a clear glass container that will add a burst of color to any room. Flowers and containers provided. $30 per person. $25 for Members.
Flower Arranging in Baskets
Thursday, July 18, 6:00–8:00 pm
Apply your budding flower-design skills to the arrangement of a beautiful basket that will make a lovely centerpiece or gift. Flowers and containers provided. $30 per person. $25 for Members.
Tuesday, August 6, 6:00–8:00 pm
Have fun while you learn to build a bouquet in your hand that can be tied with a ribbon and other design elements. Flowers and ribbons provided. $30 per person. $25 for Members.
If you enjoy making gifts for friends and learning new craft techniques, give Crafternoons a try! We’ll get up close and personal with neat objects in the museum and use them as our inspiration as we attempt to try the craft on our own. We provide the tools and materials; see where your imagination takes you! Call 800.448.3883 to register.
July 24, 1:00–3:00 pm
Amazing books in the Winterthur Library provide instructions about the art of decoupage and others contain images that we’ll use to decorate inexpensive glass plates. This craft is quick and easy and makes a great gift for a family member or special friend. Register by July 22. $10 per teen.
August 7, 1:00–3:00 pm
Pennsylvania German settlers once used this technique to make sweet valentines or decorations. Come get a jump on your February crafting! Register by August 5. $10 per teen.
August 21, 1:00–3:00 pm
Flame-stitched pocketbooks (wallets) were a trendy gift to make for friends 250 years ago. You won’t have time to make a pocketbook, but you will master the technique and learn about the tools and materials you need should you wish to take your craft to the next level! Register by August 19. $10 per teen.