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Week of Jul 1 — Jul 7
Mon, Jul 1
Tue, Jul 2
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays will focus on art conservation. Kids will explore conservation through several hands-on activities.Members free. $5 per nonmember child with 1 free adult.
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Wed, Jul 3
11:30 am to 1:00 pm Garden Tram: "The Sheep at Negendank Barn"

Join Jessica Shahan, Greenbank Mill's livestock program coordinator, to learn about the history of this fascinating, rare breed and to meet the sheep up close! We begin at the Brown Horticulture Learning Center and travel by garden tram to the front gate. Members free. Included with admission.
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10:30 am to 11:30 am WOW! Wee Ones at Winterthur

On the first Thursday of each month, join us for stories related to Winterthur's museum or garden. This early childhood literacy series incorporates active learning through music, movement, and the exploration of objects in a warm and welcoming setting. Members and children under 2 free. Included with admission.
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4:30 pm to 5:15 pm Estate Tour

See the former dairy and farm and hear accounts of estate history on this 45-minute narrated tram tour. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Members free. $5 per person upgrade. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Jul 4
Fri, Jul 5
10:30 am to 12:00 pm Tummy Time!

This drop-in program for infants and their caregivers provides an opportunity for babies to explore new things and for grown-ups to meet new people. Pick up a basket filled with items that will introduce babies to different textures, sounds, and patterns. Spread a blanket on the floor of the galleries and enjoy learning together. Afterwards, grab a quick lunch at the Visitor Center or take a relaxing walk in the garden. Members and children under 2 free. Included with admission.
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Sat, Jul 6
8:00 am to 9:00 am KIDS GROW: Childrens Vegetable Garden

This 9-week course introduces children ages 6-12 to the excitement of growing their own plants. Members only; registration required; free.
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11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Test your geography skills through puzzles and games and explore other map-related themes when you stop by this interactive cart that accompanies the exhibition Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Members free. Included with admission.
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2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Jul 7
11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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Week of Jul 8 — Jul 14
Mon, Jul 8
Tue, Jul 9
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays will focus on art conservation. Kids will explore conservation through several hands-on activities.Members free. $5 per nonmember child with 1 free adult.
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Wed, Jul 10
11:30 am to 1:00 pm Garden Walk: "Summer Houses and Gazebos"

Three summer houses and two garden gates are carefully positioned in the Winterthur landscape. Discover the history of these dramatic pieces of architecture in the landscape on a meandering walk with estate historian Maggie Lidz. Members free. Included with admission.
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4:30 pm to 5:15 pm Estate Tour

See the former dairy and farm and hear accounts of estate history on this 45-minute narrated tram tour. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Members free. $5 per person upgrade. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Jul 11
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "Winterthur Collectors Circle's Travels Abroad"

Join Thomas Savage, director of museum affairs, and Matthew Thurlow, major gifts officer, Winterthur, for an inside look at the group's recent travels. Members free. Included with admission.
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Fri, Jul 12
Sat, Jul 13
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm Second Saturdays Garden Walk: 'Chimney Swifts on Farm Hill"

Join Winterthur's horticulture staff for monthly garden walks highlighting interesting and seldom seen parts of the Winterthur landscape. Weather permitting. Wear comfortable shoes. Bring a flashlight.
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8:00 am to 9:00 am KIDS GROW: Childrens Vegetable Garden

This 9-week course introduces children ages 6-12 to the excitement of growing their own plants. Members only; registration required; free.
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11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Test your geography skills through puzzles and games and explore other map-related themes when you stop by this interactive cart that accompanies the exhibition Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Jul 14
10:00 am to 2:00 pm Summer Jazz Brunch

Join us for our monthly seasonal brunch buffet accompanied by live jazz music. Reservations are available from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. $27.95 per person, children under 12 are half price, children under 3 eat for free. Members receive a 10% discount on a party of up to 4. Please call 302.888.4826 or make a reservation via OpenTable.
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11:00 am to 12:00 pm Be Tween Tour

Tweens and their moms explore objects related to a different theme.
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1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Be Tween Tour

Tweens and their moms explore objects related to a different theme.
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11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
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Week of Jul 15 — Jul 21
Mon, Jul 15
Tue, Jul 16
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays will focus on art conservation. Kids will explore conservation through several hands-on activities.Members free. $5 per nonmember child with 1 free adult.
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Wed, Jul 17
9:30 am to 3:30 pm Teacher Workshop: Behind the Scenes at Winterthur

Go behind the scenes to find out how Winterthur works. Advance registration is required. Call 800.448.3883 to register. Attendance is limited to 30 participants. $10 per person, Members free. Credit is available for Delaware teachers through the Delaware Teacher Center.
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11:30 am to 1:00 pm Garden Demo: "Inspiration from the Winterthur Garden"

Learn how to apply the artistic lessons of the Winterthur Garden to your home landscape with examples from the private gardens of Winterthur%u2019s garden staff. Join Carol Long, Chris Strand, and Linda Eirhart as they illustrate the design ideas that they have adapted to their personal style of gardening. Members free. Included with admission.
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4:30 pm to 5:15 pm Estate Tour

See the former dairy and farm and hear accounts of estate history on this 45-minute narrated tram tour. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Members free. $5 per person upgrade. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Jul 18
10:30 am to 11:30 am Squeaky Wheels

Bring your toddlers for kid-friendly walks in the garden and Galleries every first Wednesday of the month, March-October. Members and children under 2 free. Included with admission.
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6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Teen/Tween Flower Design Class

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.
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Fri, Jul 19
Sat, Jul 20
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Afternoon Tea in the Visitor Center

Join us for tea and light fare in the Visitor Center. Call 302.888.4826 for reservations. $30 per person, children under 12 are half price. By reservation only.
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8:00 am to 9:00 am KIDS GROW: Childrens Vegetable Garden

This 9-week course introduces children ages 6-12 to the excitement of growing their own plants. Members only; registration required; free.
   more...!

11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Test your geography skills through puzzles and games and explore other map-related themes when you stop by this interactive cart that accompanies the exhibition Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Sun, Jul 21
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Afternoon Tea in the Visitor Center

Join us for tea and light fare in the Visitor Center. Call 302.888.4826 for reservations. $30 per person, children under 12 are half price. By reservation only.
   more...!

11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Week of Jul 22 — Jul 28
Mon, Jul 22
Tue, Jul 23
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays will focus on art conservation. Kids will explore conservation through several hands-on activities.Members free. $5 per nonmember child with 1 free adult.
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Wed, Jul 24
11:30 am to 1:00 pm Garden Talk: "Inside the Interns' Garden"

Horticulturalist Dave Schurr leads a panel discussion with the real movers and shakers of the Winterthur Garden, the interns. Hear their take on a summer spent in the beautiful Winterthur Garden as the garden interns share their experiences of living and working on the estate. Members free. Included with admission.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Teen Crafternoon: "Decoupage"

Amazing books in the Winterthur Library provide instructions about the art of decoupage and others contain images that we%u2019ll 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.
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4:30 pm to 5:15 pm Estate Tour

See the former dairy and farm and hear accounts of estate history on this 45-minute narrated tram tour. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Members free. $5 per person upgrade. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Jul 25
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "Connecting Art, Science, and Kids"

Come hear about our recent endeavors to expose kids, teachers, and parents to the amazing world of art conservation. Members free. Included with admission.
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Fri, Jul 26
Sat, Jul 27
8:00 am to 9:00 am KIDS GROW: Childrens Vegetable Garden

This 9-week course introduces children ages 6-12 to the excitement of growing their own plants. Members only; registration required; free.
   more...!

11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Test your geography skills through puzzles and games and explore other map-related themes when you stop by this interactive cart that accompanies the exhibition Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Sun, Jul 28
11:00 am to 11:30 am Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk. Every weekend during the exhibition. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Week of Jul 29 — Jul 31
Mon, Jul 29
Tue, Jul 30
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Terrific Tuesdays

Terrific Tuesdays will focus on art conservation. Kids will explore conservation through several hands-on activities.Members free. $5 per nonmember child with 1 free adult.
   more...!

Wed, Jul 31
4:30 pm to 5:15 pm Estate Tour

See the former dairy and farm and hear accounts of estate history on this 45-minute narrated tram tour. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Members free. $5 per person upgrade. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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