Classes, Workshops, Demonstrations, and More...
Experience a variety of entertaining and educational programs, from classes and hands-on workshops to demonstrations and tastings. See program details below. Some events require advance registration. Interested in spending time in our garden? Learn about garden programs here.
To register for any of the adult classes, workshops, and demonstrations listed below, please call 800.448.3883.
History through Fiction Book Club
First Tuesday of every month (except October), 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Join us during this three-month series, where we will dsicuss classic and new works that illuminate American life and examine relevant objects from the Winterthur collection. $20 per member / $30 per nonmember for the entire three-month series. Registration required by September 22. Call 800.448.3883 to register.
October 11: Strapless by Deborah Davis
November 1: A Perfect Red by Amy Butler Greenfiled
December 6: What the Lady Wants by Renee Rosen
Second Friday of every month, 1:00–3:00 pm
Reconnect with your creative side while finding your inspiration in the Winterthur collection. Each meeting features a show-and-tell about different objects in the museum or library and ample time to complete a small project to take home. Members only. $10 per person. Registration required by one week prior to each meeting.
September 9, 1:00–3:00 pm
Use a few basic embroidery stiches to create your own pendant. Members only. Registration required. $10 per person per session. Attendance limited
October 14, 1:00–3:00 pm
Learn the traditional technique of painting with wheat paste. Members only. Registration required. $10 per person per session. Attendance limited.
November 11, 1:00–3:00 pm
Try your hand at the lithographic process using standard household items.Members only. Registration required. $10 per person per session. Attendance limited.
Brushes with History
Saturday, August 13 10:00 am-12:30 pm
Get creative this summer and join us for mimosas and painting. An instructor will take you step-by-step through creating a painting inspired by the koi pond after a mini-tour of the water features at Winterthur! Includes two drink tickets, pastries, and all art supplies. $45 for non-members, $40 members.
Beaded Jewelry Workshop
Tuesday, August 2, 1:00–3:00 pm
Make a necklace and earrings using ceramic pendants featuring Asian designs and mother-of-pearl or jade beads. Materials and instruction provided by The Bead Garden. Registration required. $40 per Member. $45 per nonmember.
Upcoming Garden Workshops
Join us for one of our garden workshops—a perfect way to get energized in spring! All workshops take place in the Brown Horticulture Learning Center in the Greenhouse Area.