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Week of Sep 1 — Sep 6
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Tue, Sep 1
10:00 am to 5:00 pm A Christmas Carol Live Performance Tickets on Sale

Member tickets are on sale for A Christmas Carol Live. The amazing one-man show by Charles Dickens' great-great grandson. Call 800.448.3883 for tickets.

Wed, Sep 2
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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11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Talk: Digital Camera Photography

Learn some new tips and old tricks for photographically capturing the beauty of a garden. Jeannette Lindvig will kick-start your passion for photographing flowers and nature. Join her for September second's Wednesdays at Winterthur as Jeannette introduces you to the joys of digital garden photography, with a talk at the Brown Horticultural Center, followed by a walk in the garden. Be sure to bring your camera!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 led by a specially trained guide. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Wednesdays, June through September. Members free. $5 upgrade per nonmember. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Sep 3
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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1:30 pm to 5:30 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. 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 4
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm Pop-up Beer Garden

Come listen to live music on the Visitors Center Patio. Enjoy local craft beers and Pennsylvania German inspired foods in a relaxed atmosphere. No reservations needed!
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Sat, Sep 5
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tiffany: Painting with Color and Light Opens!

Organized by The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass in New York City, Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light is comprised of five windows, twenty lamps, and seventy-five pieces of opalescent flat glass, in addition to educational models illustrating how leaded-glass shades are selected and fabricated, along with three examples of Tiffany lamp forgeries to explore issues of authenticity and connoisseurship. Runs through January 3, 2016.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tiffany: The Color of Luxury Opens!

Tiffany: The Color of Luxury presents a fun and engaging look at the Tiffany name in American culture-from the iconic colors to the relationship between the retailer Tiffany & Co. and the artisanal Tiffany Studios. Whether considering silver baubles or Breakfast at Tiffany's, this charming exhibit offers a glimpse into the shifting material culture of elegance and refinement. Runs through January 3, 2016.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm A Colorful Folk Hands on History Cart

Try a variety of activities related to the exhibition A Colorful Folk. Members free. Included with admission.Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Sep 6
Week of Sep 7 — Sep 13
Mon, Sep 7
Tue, Sep 8
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Historical Journeys

Individuals in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia are invited to participate in this interactive program the second Tuesday of each month, which will include thematic tours of the museum collection and lots of conversation. Please register by calling the Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, 800.272.3900.

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Lecture: "Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co."

Louis Comfort Tiffany was not only the foremost American designer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but also an enormous influence on his father%u2019s famed company. Tiffany & Co. Design Director Emeritus John Loring puts in proper perspective the mutually beneficial bonds between "LCT" and the family firm. $5 per Member. $15 per nonmember.
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Wed, Sep 9
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Talk: Entertaining at Winterthur in the 1920s to 1940s

This illustrated talk on the history of country house parties at Winterthur draws on archival images and explores both the "upstairs" and "downstairs" aspects of entertaining on a large scale, from the arrival of the guests through the many weekend activities. Join us following the talk for a walk to the Reflecting Pool and back past the Coach House. 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 led by a specially trained guide. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Wednesdays, June through September. Members free. $5 upgrade per nonmember. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Sep 10
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Spend $75 and receive 20% off in the Museum Stores

Spend $75 in the Museum Stores and at winterthurstore.com and receive 20% off your purchase through September 13.
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1:30 pm to 5:30 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. 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 11
4:00 pm to 9:00 pm Pop-up Beer Garden

Come listen to live music on the Visitors Center Patio. Enjoy local craft beers and Pennsylvania German inspired foods in a relaxed atmosphere. No reservations needed!
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Spend $75 and receive 20% off in the Museum Stores

Spend $75 in the Museum Stores and at winterthurstore.com and receive 20% off your purchase through September 13.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Crafternoon: "Printed Textiles"

Look at bold, block-printed textiles in the museum, then decorate a set of napkins using the same technique. Members only. Registration required. $10 per person per session. Attendance limited.
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Sat, Sep 12
1:00 pm to 2:00 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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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Spend $75 and receive 20% off in the Museum Stores

Spend $75 in the Museum Stores and at winterthurstore.com and receive 20% off your purchase through September 13.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm A Colorful Folk Hands on History Cart

Try a variety of activities related to the exhibition A Colorful Folk. Members free. Included with admission.Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Sep 13
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Spend $75 and receive 20% off in the Museum Stores

Spend $75 in the Museum Stores and at winterthurstore.com and receive 20% off your purchase through September 13.
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Week of Sep 14 — Sep 20
Mon, Sep 14
Tue, Sep 15
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Save 20% Off Scarves and Jackets

Save 20% off scarves and jackets at winterthurstore.com through September 18.
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Wed, Sep 16
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Save 20% Off Scarves and Jackets

Save 20% off scarves and jackets at winterthurstore.com through September 18.
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11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Talk: Flower Pounding

The vivid colors of flowers and leaves can be transferred onto paper by pounding them in order to release their natural dyes. Join horticulturists Suzanne French and Amy Bloom-Mountz to learn how to make beautiful botanical cards and prints by using this simple technique. 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 led by a specially trained guide. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Wednesdays, June through September. Members free. $5 upgrade per nonmember. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Sep 17
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Save 20% Off Scarves and Jackets

Save 20% off scarves and jackets at winterthurstore.com through September 18.
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1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Conservation Clinic

Bring your antiques! Our experts will discuss their condition and care. The Clinic is held once a month, September through May (except January and February). Follow the link for additional dates. Sorry, no appraisals. By appoinment only; call 302.888.4786. Free.
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1:30 pm to 5:30 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. 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 18
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Save 20% Off Scarves and Jackets

Save 20% off scarves and jackets at winterthurstore.com through September 18.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tiffany Shoppe in the Galleries Reception Atrium

Visit the Tiffany Shoppe in the Galleries Reception Atrium featuring Tiffany-inspired products through September 20.
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1:30 pm to 3:30 pm Garden Walk: Identifying the Most Common Trees in Delaware

Learn to identify the most common trees in Delaware by their habit, leaves, buds, and other cues. Class will take place indoors and in the field. Registration required. $25 per Member. $35 per nonmember.
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Sat, Sep 19
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tiffany Shoppe in the Galleries Reception Atrium

Visit the Tiffany Shoppe in the Galleries Reception Atrium featuring Tiffany-inspired products through September 20.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm A Colorful Folk Hands on History Cart

Try a variety of activities related to the exhibition A Colorful Folk. Members free. Included with admission.Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Sep 20
9:00 am to 12:00 pm Tiffany-Inspired Brunch Buffet

Enjoy Breakfast at Tiffany%u2019s fare. Seatings from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. $34.95 for adults; $17.50 for children 2-12; and free for children under 2. Members receive a 10% discount on up to 4 guests. Reservations required. Please use the OpenTable widget below or call 302.888.4826.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Tiffany Glass Member Day

Celebrate the opening of the captivating exhibition Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light with these Member-exclusive events. Members only. Members free.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Tiffany Glass Members Day

Celebrate the opening of the captivating exhibition Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light with several Member-exclusive events.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Tiffany Shoppe in the Galleries Reception Atrium

Visit the Tiffany Shoppe in the Galleries Reception Atrium featuring Tiffany-inspired products through September 20.
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Week of Sep 21 — Sep 27
Mon, Sep 21
Tue, Sep 22
Wed, Sep 23
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: Walk through the Meadow Paths

As fall brings a variety of color, take a walk on the field pathways to enjoy the asters and goldenrod varieties and observe the wildlife that inhabit these areas. Please wear hiking shoes and bring a camera.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 led by a specially trained guide. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Wednesdays, June through September. Members free. $5 upgrade per nonmember. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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Thu, Sep 24
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "Paint and Paper Speak! Evidence-Based Study of Fraktur at Winterthur"

In this A Colorful Folk-related lecture, Joan Irving, paper conservator, Winterthur, discusses the tools and techniques employed in the design of fraktur. See how tiny and seemingly unnecessary pin holes and minor deformations of a sheet of paper can affect the interpretation of an object, its manufacture, and its use. Members free. Included with admission.
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1:30 pm to 5:30 pm Farm Stand

The Farm Stand is located in front of the Museum Store at the Cottage. 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 25
Sat, Sep 26
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm A Colorful Folk Hands on History Cart

Try a variety of activities related to the exhibition A Colorful Folk. Members free. Included with admission.Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Sep 27
Week of Sep 28 — Sep 31
Mon, Sep 28
Tue, Sep 29
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Lecture: "Great Chalfield: Arts & Crafts Shake-Up a Hundred Years On"

Chalfield stewards and residents Robert and Patsy Floyd discuss Alfred Parsons, RA, a prolific artist, who created a garden on arts and crafts principles to complement the beautiful English manor of Robert Fuller. Learn more about this 1943 gift to the National Trust. $5 per Member. $15 per nonmember.
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Wed, Sep 30
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Talk: Mapping the Winterthur Garden

Winterthur is updating the mapping of the garden and its plants by converting it to a Geographic Information System (GIS). All of the roads, contour lines, streams, and buildings have been mapped, as well as almost all the plants. Come join Lori Schnick, our plant mapping specialist, to learn how we are creating digital maps and how we will use them to enhance management, education, and outreach in the garden. 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 led by a specially trained guide. Meet outside the Dorrance Gallery. Wednesdays, June through September. Members free. $5 upgrade per nonmember. Reservations recommended by 4:00 pm, family friendly.
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