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Week of Sep 1 — Sep 1
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Sun, Sep 1
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 Sep 2 — Sep 8
Mon, Sep 2
Tue, Sep 3
Wed, Sep 4
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: "Restoration of the Glade Garden"

Join horticulturist Amy Bloom-Mountz for a discussion about changes in the Glade Garden.Members free. Included with admission.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Conservation Clinic

Learn more about the condition, care, and recommended treatment for your antique! By appointment only (call 302.888.4786). Free 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, Sep 5
10:00 am to 5:00 pm A Christmas Carol Live-Tickets On Sale

Member tickets go on sale. Call 800.448.3883 to purchase tickets.

2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. Visit us to select the best fresh produce SIW Vegetables has to offer. Parking is available behind the cottage near the Winterthur Post Office. Note: Guests who would like to tour Winterthur's exhibitions or grounds will require a ticket. No ticket is required for the Farm Stand or Gift Shop.
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Fri, Sep 6
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, Sep 7
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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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, Sep 8
10:00 am to 2:00 pm Fall 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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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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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 Sep 9 — Sep 15
Mon, Sep 9
Tue, Sep 10
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Floral Arranging Workshop: "Backyards and Back Roads"

Come and create pretty flowers from those that grow in your backyard and along the roadside. Please bring clippers. $50 per person.
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1:00 pm to 2:30 pm My Favorite Things Tour: Ceramics and Glass

Go behind-the-scenes with Winterthur's curators to discover the secrets and treasures of the museum, Galleries, and collection storage areas. This month's tour focuses on ceramics and glass with Curator Leslie Grigsby. Reservations encouraged. Space is limited. $15 per nonmember. $10 per Member. Free for Benefactor Member level and above.
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Wed, Sep 11
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: "Small Trees and Large Shrubs for Thought"

Join horticulturist Jim Pirhalla on a walk through the Winterthur Garden as he points out plant selection possibilities.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, Sep 12
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Spend $100, save 25%

When you spend $100 in on the Museum Store or Bookstore, you will receive 25% off your purchase. Not valid with Member or employee discount.
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2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. Visit us to select the best fresh produce SIW Vegetables has to offer. Parking is available behind the cottage near the Winterthur Post Office. Note: Guests who would like to tour Winterthur's exhibitions or grounds will require a ticket. No ticket is required for the Farm Stand or Gift Shop.
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Fri, Sep 13
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Spend $100, save 25%

When you spend $100 in on the Museum Store or Bookstore, you will receive 25% off your purchase. Not valid with Member or employee discount.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Crafternoon: "Painted Tinware"

Crafternoon will help you reconnect with your creative side! Get inspired during quick show-and-tell sessions about objects in our museum or library collections and then create a simple project to take home and admire. This month we try our hand at painted tinware. Members only. Registration required. $10 per person per session. Attendance limited.
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Sat, Sep 14
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Spend $100, save 25%

When you spend $100 in on the Museum Store or Bookstore, you will receive 25% off your purchase. Not valid with Member or employee discount.
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1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Second Saturdays Garden Walk: "Garden Architecture and Water Features"

Join Winterthur's horticulture staff for monthly garden walks highlighting interesting and seldom seen parts of the Winterthur landscape. Weather permitting. Wear comfortable shoes.
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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, Sep 15
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Spend $100, save 25%

When you spend $100 in on the Museum Store or Bookstore, you will receive 25% off your purchase. Not valid with Member or employee discount.
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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.
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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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3:00 pm to 6:00 pm Music Along the Bank

Enjoy the spring weather and delight in live bluegrass music along Clenny Run Bank. Bring a picnic and lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy some of our finest regional musicians. 5:30-8:00 pm. Reservations suggested. $5 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Museum Store open. Cottage Cafe will be open for light fare, wine, beer and other beverages.
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Week of Sep 16 — Sep 22
Mon, Sep 16
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Lecture: "Grand Central Terminal: 100 Years of a New York Landmark"

Hear about this intriguing architectural monument with Anthony W. Robins, author of the book. Free. Registration required. Call 302.888.4600 to register.
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Tue, Sep 17
Wed, Sep 18
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: "Explore Sycamore Hill"

After a garden tram ride to Sycamore Hill, specialist garden guide Duncan Pike leads this late-summer walk. 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, Sep 19
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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12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "Antique Maps for Scholarship and Trade in the Twentieth Century"

Join Dr. Donald H. Cresswell, proprietor of The Philadelphia Print Shop, as he explores the lives of maps as they have progressed through a number of logical transformations. Members free. Included with admission.
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2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. Visit us to select the best fresh produce SIW Vegetables has to offer. Parking is available behind the cottage near the Winterthur Post Office. Note: Guests who would like to tour Winterthur's exhibitions or grounds will require a ticket. No ticket is required for the Farm Stand or Gift Shop.
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Fri, Sep 20
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Trunk Show in the Galleries Reception Area

Trunk Show in the Galleries Reception Area.

12:00 pm to 5:00 pm The Look of Love Member Preview Day

All Members are invited to view the exhibition prior to the public opening. Guided gallery walks will be offered at 12:00, 2:00, and 4:00 pm. Members only. Members free.
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Sat, Sep 21
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Trunk Show in the Galleries Reception Area

Trunk Show in the Galleries Reception Area.

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm The Look of Love Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk at 1:30 & 2:30 pm. Members free. Included with admission.
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2:30 pm to 3:00 pm The Look of Love Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk at 1:30 & 2:30 pm. Members free. Included with admission.
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8:00 am to 6:30 pm Chic It Up! Design Conference: Smoke & Mirrors: Modern Chic

Lectures, specialty tours, and day trips provide fascinating insight into design- and history-related topics. Registration required.

11:30 am to 12:00 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 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.
   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, Sep 22
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Trunk Show in the Galleries Reception Area

Trunk Show in the Galleries Reception Area.

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm The Look of Love Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk at 1:30 & 2:30 pm. Members free. Included with admission.
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2:30 pm to 3:00 pm The Look of Love Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk at 1:30 & 2:30 pm. Members free. Included with admission.
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8:00 am to 6:30 pm Chic It Up! Design Conference: Smoke & Mirrors: Modern Chic

Lectures, specialty tours, and day trips provide fascinating insight into design- and history-related topics. Registration required.

9:00 am to 4:00 pm Winterthur Institute

Learn about decorative arts made or used in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries. The course includes an introduction to Winterthur and the principles of connoisseurship with lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786 for more information. $1600.
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11:30 am to 12:00 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 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 Sep 23 — Sep 29
Mon, Sep 23
9:00 am to 4:00 pm Winterthur Institute

Learn about decorative arts made or used in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries. The course includes an introduction to Winterthur and the principles of connoisseurship with lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786 for more information. $1600.
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Tue, Sep 24
9:00 am to 4:00 pm Winterthur Institute

Learn about decorative arts made or used in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries. The course includes an introduction to Winterthur and the principles of connoisseurship with lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786 for more information. $1600.
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Wed, Sep 25
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: " 'Lost' Gardens at Winterthur"

Join garden and house guide Debra Shedrick for a look at the %u201CThen & Now%u201D of the Winterthur Garden. Members free. Included with admission.
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9:00 am to 4:00 pm Winterthur Institute

Learn about decorative arts made or used in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries. The course includes an introduction to Winterthur and the principles of connoisseurship with lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786 for more information. $1600.
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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, Sep 26
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "The Winterthur Museum and Garden, from Inside to Outside: Interpretation and Conservation Challenges"

Stephanie Auffret, associate furniture conservator, and Maggie Lidz, estate historian and curator of garden and estate objects, present the talk that they recently gave at the Getty Institute on the philosophical, interpretive, and material challenges of caring for outdoor objects. Members free. Included with admission.
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9:00 am to 4:00 pm Winterthur Institute

Learn about decorative arts made or used in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries. The course includes an introduction to Winterthur and the principles of connoisseurship with lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786 for more information. $1600.
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2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. Visit us to select the best fresh produce SIW Vegetables has to offer. Parking is available behind the cottage near the Winterthur Post Office. Note: Guests who would like to tour Winterthur's exhibitions or grounds will require a ticket. No ticket is required for the Farm Stand or Gift Shop.
   more...!

Fri, Sep 27
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Trunk Show in the Galleries Reception Area

Trunk Show in the Galleries Reception Area.

9:00 am to 4:00 pm Winterthur Institute

Learn about decorative arts made or used in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries. The course includes an introduction to Winterthur and the principles of connoisseurship with lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786 for more information. $1600.
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Sat, Sep 28
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Trunk Show in the Galleries Reception Area

Trunk Show in the Galleries Reception Area.

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm The Look of Love Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk at 1:30 & 2:30 pm. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm The Look of Love Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk at 1:30 & 2:30 pm. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

9:00 am to 4:00 pm Winterthur Institute

Learn about decorative arts made or used in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries. The course includes an introduction to Winterthur and the principles of connoisseurship with lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786 for more information. $1600.
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11:30 am to 12:00 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 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, Sep 29
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Trunk Show in the Galleries Reception Area

Trunk Show in the Galleries Reception Area.

1:30 pm to 2:00 pm The Look of Love Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk at 1:30 & 2:30 pm. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm The Look of Love Guided Gallery Walks

Take a closer look at the exhibition with a 30-minute guided gallery walk at 1:30 & 2:30 pm. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

9:00 am to 4:00 pm Winterthur Institute

Learn about decorative arts made or used in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries. The course includes an introduction to Winterthur and the principles of connoisseurship with lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786 for more information. $1600.
   more...!

11:30 am to 12:00 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 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 Sep 30 — Sep 31
Mon, Sep 30
9:00 am to 4:00 pm Winterthur Institute

Learn about decorative arts made or used in America from the 17th through the early 20th centuries. The course includes an introduction to Winterthur and the principles of connoisseurship with lectures, workshops, and tours. By application only. Please call 302.888.4786 for more information. $1600.
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