Winterthur is closed to the public on Labor Day, Monday, September 1.
 

 

Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art of Everyday Life

 

March 1, 2015–January 3, 2016

 


Detail of drawing of two parrots with yellow and red flowers. Attributed to Daniel Otto, probably Centre County, PA, ca. 1815. Museum purchase with funds provided by the Henry Francis du Pont Collectors Circle 2013.31.97

Explore the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts, textiles, and pottery, in this exhibition highlighting recent acquisitions from the estate of legendary collector and scholar Frederick S. Weiser. Included with admission. Members free.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Image at top: Religious text, signed by Andreas Kolb, probably Montgomery County, PA, ca. 1785. Museum purchase with funds provided by the Henry Francis du Pont Collectors Circle 2013.31.71
 


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