Yuletide house tours sold out for Saturday, November 23 and December 6. Limited tickets for Costumes of Downton Abbey still available.

Press Room

 

Welcome to Winterthur’s online Press Room. Members of the media may view information for current, past, and upcoming exhibitions and programs. 


How can I obtain permission to film or photograph at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library?

Please email a detailed request to: lfarrell@winterthur.org. State the purpose and use of the filming/photography, preferred locations, proposed schedule/time(s), deadline, and any special considerations. All requests are reviewed individually. You will receive a response within one to three days.


For media-related questions, please contact:

Liz Farrell
Communications Manager
302.888.4803
lfarrell@winterthur.org
 


 

Current Press Releases
 


Winterthur's 51st Annual Delaware Antiques Show Keynote Speaker Jessica Fellowes to Share Insights on Downton Abbey
 

Printed Textiles: British and American Cottons & Linens, 1700–1850

Printed Textiles: British and American Cottons & Linens, 1700–1850 Fact Sheet

Truck and Tractor Day 2013

Lady Henrietta Spencer-Churchill is Keynote Speaker at 50th Annual Delaware Antiques Show

The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection

Winterthur Receives Grants from Institute of Museum and Library Services

Winterthur Establishes Inaugural Wendell D. Garrett Award

Unique Family Programming Offered at Winterthur

Delaware Antiques Show Ticket Sales Begin

Terrific Tuesdays at Winterthur

Winterthur's Farm Stand Opens for the 2013 Season

Winterthur is Free on the Fourth for Independence Day 

Terrific Tuesdays Invite Junior Conservators to Winterthur

Music Along the Bank Featuring Buffalo Chip & the Plainsmen

Enchanted Summer Day 2013

Winterthur a Blue Star Museum

Music Along the Bank Featuring Sin City

Costumes of Downton Abbey Coming to Winterthur

Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience

Point to Point 2013

Winterthur Partners with NWAA for 2013 Exhibition

Snowdrop Expert Lectures for Bank to Bend 

Furniture Forum 2013

Winterthur Plans an Exciting Spring 2013

Brides Magazine Selects Winterthur as a Top Wedding Location

Winterthur Acquires Grossman Collection of Ephemera

Helen Kaminski Hat Chosen for Point-to-Point 2013 

Winterthur Closes for Winter Season

Missing Snuff Box Recovered


Yuletide 2012 Press Release


Delaware Antiques Show, November 2012


Archived Press Releases

Winterthur Dedicates the Brown Horticulture Learning Center

National Endowment for the Humanities Grant
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Chic it Up! 2012
    
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Terrific Tuesdays 2012
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TripAdvisor.com Recognition
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 Enchanted Summer Day 2012
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 Uncorked! Wine Tastings
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A Lasting Legacy
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Winterthur a Blue Star Museum
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Historic Autos Lecture
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Point-to-Point Carriages 2012
            
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Uncorked! Opening
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Jennifer Behm at Point-to-Point Events
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Author Brett Hull
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Winterthur Teaches Cultural Heritage Preservation in Iraq
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Uncorked! Wine, Objects and Tradtion
            
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Point-to-Point 2012 Ticket Sales
       
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Furniture Forum
       
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Point-to-Point 2012
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Volunteers Needed
         
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National Geographic Visits Winterthur
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Chic It Up! 2011
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Bachelorette at Winterthur
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Enchanted Summer Day 2011
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Point-to-Point Carriage Parade 2011
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50 Years of School Programming at Winterthur
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Point-to-Point and Flower Market Mother's Day Weekend
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Rolf Glass a Winterthur Licensed Product
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2011 Point-to-Point Announcement
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Paint, Pattern & People
               
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Made for the Trade
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Gift to Build Horticulture Learning Center
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Winterthur Launches Style Box
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Winterthur in the News

 

The News Journal

The News Journal takes readers on a tour of The Look of Love: Eye Miniatures from the Skier Collection, Winterthur's new exhibition.

Antiques and the Arts Weekly

Antiques and the Arts Weekly examines Winterthur's latest major exhibition, Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience.

USA Today

Find out how Estate Historian Maggie Lidz and Director of Exhibits Felice Lamden finalized choices for The Costumes of Downton Abbey on a trip to costume company Cosprop in this USA Today article. The exhibition opens at Winterthur March 1, 2014. 

News Journal

News Journal writer Betsy Price gets a glimpse at preparations for Winterthur's upcoming major exhibtion, The Costumes of Downton Abbey, opening at Winterthur March, 1, 2014.

Forbes

The beauty of the Brandwyine Valley and the grandeur of Winterthur make the region one of the "Top 10 American Road Trips," according to Forbes Magazine.

Baltimore Sun 

The Baltimore Sun takes a closer look at the origns of the very different gardens at Winterthur and Nemours in this facinating article.

New York Times

New York Times writer Geraldine Fabricant pays a visit to Winterthur and other gems in the region in this article, "36 Hours in the Brandwyine Valley." 

Hockessin Community News

The Hockessin Community News takes a trip around the world at Winterthur's Terrific Tuesday program.

New York Times

In this New York Times article, Winterthur curator Lisa Minardi explains her vision of a universal, searchable database for fraktur, a type of elaborate folk art created by German-speaking Americans in the 18th century.    

Town & Country

Town & Country shares with readers some photo highlights of the 35th annual Point-to-Point, held Sunday, May 5, 2013.   
 

6 ABC, Phildelphia

Channel 6 gives viewers a call to the gate for Winterthur's 35th Annual Point-to-Point.
 

 6 ABC, WPVI, Philadelphia

Channel 6 in Philadelphia reminds its viewers of the upcoming Point-to-Point at Winterthur in this Friday preveiw.
 

Signature Brandywine

Delaware's only steeplechase race, Point-to-Point, is one of the major area events featured in this issue of Signature Brandywine.

Hockessin Community News

As the Hockessin Community News explains, Winterthur's Point-to-Point trophies are named for some of the region's illustrious citizens. Here the reporter explores the namesakes and the contributions they made to the Brandywine Valley.     
 

County Lines

County Lines Magazine explores regional steeplechase races, including the first event of the season, Winterthur's Point-to-Point. 

6 ABC

For those who have wished for a birds eye view of Wintethur's garden in the spring, Philadelphia's Channel 6 News offered this unique perspective.

WDEL

Delaware's 1150 AM WDEL gives its audience a preview of Winterthur's 35th Annual Point-to-Point in this news feature.

Chesapeake Family

Winterthur's magical Enchanted Woods is one of the area children's gardens featured in this article in Chesapeake Family magazine.

Signature Brandywine

Lucia Blackwell, editor of Signature Brandywine, gives readers a glimpse into the diversity of the map-related objects in Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. She also shares insight regarding how different segments of society historically interacted with maps in this article about the exhibition preview.     
 

 Hockessin Community News

Hockessin Community News reporter Antonio Prado attended a preview of Winterthur's newest major exhibition, Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience, and shared with readers some of the secrets revealed by the objects and the exhibition's curator, Martin Brückner.

 Ladies' Home Journal

Winterthur is one of the the Wilmington area gems highlighted in this Ladies' Home Journal travel article in the May 2013 issue.

Wall Street Journal

 The Wall Street Journal highlights the rare and diverse objects on exhibition in Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience, April 20, 2013--January 5, 2014.

Review (University of Delaware)

The Review takes a closer look at the artists in residence who have participated in the partnership between Winterthur and the New Wilmington Art Association. 

Antiques & Fine Art, Part 1 
Antiques & Fine Art, Part 2

Curator Martin Brückner gives a preview of Winterthur's latest exhibition, Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience, in the spring 2013 issue of Antiques & Fine Art. 

 Brandywine Radio "Brandywine Valley Speaks"

Curator Martin Brückner joins Lloyd Bankson Roach to discuss the upcoming major exhibition, Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience. Then Jill Abbott, Race Director, discusses the exciting events planned for the 35th annual Point-to-Point steeplechase on May 5, 2013.  

American Profile

Winterthur is named one of four "gifts to America" in this article in American Profile magazine.     

News Journal

The News Journal asked local leaders in government and nonprofit institutions to point out the past year's most significant contributions toward protecting heritage and improving the future. Winterthur's Brown Horticulture Learning Center is highlighted.


Houston Chronicle

Winterthur's aquisition of the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection is reported in the Houston Chronicle.


WDEL

 Wilmington radio station WDEL reports on Winterthur's aquisition of the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection.

Fox News Phoenix

The John and Carolyn Grossman Collection of ephemera is featured in a story for Fox News, Phoenix. 

WSB TV, Atlanta

Atlanta television station, WSB TV, includes a story on the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection.
 

Washington Post

The Washington Post reports on the largest aquisition in Winterthur's history, the 250,000-piece John and Carolyn Grossman Collection.
 

News Journal

Winterthur's recent landmark aquisition, the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection of ephemera, is featured in this News Journal article. 

Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer explains more about Winterthur's landmark aquisition, the John and Carolyn Grossman Collection of ephemera.

News Journal

Wilmington's News Journal reminds its readers of Winterthur's March 1 reopening, inviting them to explore the remodeling of the reception area.

Daily Local

The Daily Local shares information about a lecture by horticultural gold medalist Alan Street focusing on Winterthur's delicately beautiful snowdrops.  

County Lines

Winterthur's upcoming major exhibition, Common Destinations: Maps in the American Experience, is described in this County Lines article article by curator Martin Brückner. The exhibition opens to the public April 20, 2013. 
 

 Brides

Brides magazine has named Winterthur one of the top 50 romantic wedding venues in the United States. After reviewing submitted photos and information, the Conde' Nast publication selected 50 locations they describe as "the dreamiest spots in the country to say 'I do'."

Victoria Magazine

Victoria Magazine shares Winterthur's grandeur with its readers, taking them on a visually stunning tour of H.F. du Pont's former estate.

Town & Country

Town & Country Magazine delves into the pagentry and excitement of Winterthur's Point-to-Point.
 

UDaily, the University of Delaware Newspaper

UDaily takes a look at Winterthur's partnership with the University of Delaware, and the joint efforts to help preserve Iraqi antiquities.

The Magazine Antiques

Brock Jobe, professor of American Decorative Arts at Winterthur, explains Winterthur's new collaboration with the Massachusetts Histocial Society, Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture. The project that will result in landmark events beginning in March, 2013, including exhibitions, symposiums, and books.

Departures

Winterthur guest lecturer explains the painstaking process of crafting period designs in this piece from Departures. 

Departures

Discover more about Winterthur's ties to the White House in this article from Departures magazine.

Departures

The thrill of the hunt for garden antiques, highly prized as Americans have embraced a newfound passion for gardening, is explained in Departures. 

The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal examines Winterthur's latest major exhbition, Uncorked! Wine, Objects & Tradition with Leslie Grigsby, curator of the exhibition's exploration and celebration of wine and society from the 1600s-1800s.

 The News Journal

The News Journal spotlights the visit the National Geographic Channel's America's Lost Treasures made to Winterthur to help some local residents learn the value of treasured family heirlooms. (NOTE: Some News Journal nonsubscribers may have difficulty viewing this link.)

The Magazine Antiques

J. Thomas Savage, director of museum affairs at Winterthur, reflects in this article on his passion for antiques and his thirst for knowledge about them, leading to the lifelong love of a periodical.  


Wine Spectator

This article from Wine Spectator takes a look at the extensive scope and thoughtful placement of objects in Uncorked! Wine, Objects & Tradition, and includes more insight from Leslie Grigsby, the curator of the exhibition.

County Lines Magazine

Winterthur's current major exhibition, Uncorked! Wine, Objects & Tradition, a celebration of the culture of wine in society from the 1600s–1800s, is described in this article by curator Leslie Grigsby. The exhibition runs through January 6, 2013.  

New York Times Sunday Book Review 

Read the New York Times Sunday Book Review recommendation of LABELING AMERICA: Popular Culture on Cigar Box Labels by John Grossman. The John and Carolyn Grossman Collection of chromolithography, referenced in the book, is housed at Winterthur Museum. The book is available for sale in the Winterthur bookstore.

Wall Street Journal Magazine

In this article, Tom Savage, Winterthur director of museum affairs, offers his insights into the world of decorative arts connoisseurs and England's great estates.

Oyster Bay Enterprise Pilot

Maggie Lidz, estate historian at Winterthur, is featured in a lecture series hosted by the Friends of the New York Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Design with her book The du Ponts: Houses and Gardens in the Brandywine, 1900-1951.

 

 


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