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Week of Nov 1 — Nov 3
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Fri, Nov 1
10:00 am to 5:30 pm Member Double- Discount Days

Don't miss this semi-annual event in appreciation of Winterthur Member's support! Receive an additional 10% off on purchases at our Museum Store and Bookstore during these three special days. Just present your Winterthur membership card! Convenient parking by each store. Not valid for online purchases or prior purchases. No further discounts apply.
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Sat, Nov 2
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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9:00 am to 11:00 am Member Appreciation Morning

Join us for coffee and hear about highlights of this year's Yuletide tour. Members only. Members free.

10:00 am to 5:30 pm Member Double- Discount Days

Don't miss this semi-annual event in appreciation of Winterthur Member's support! Receive an additional 10% off on purchases at our Museum Store and Bookstore during these three special days. Just present your Winterthur membership card! Convenient parking by each store. Not valid for online purchases or prior purchases. No further discounts apply.
   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.
   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.
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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, Nov 3
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.
   more...!

10:00 am to 5:30 pm Member Double- Discount Days

Don't miss this semi-annual event in appreciation of Winterthur Member's support! Receive an additional 10% off on purchases at our Museum Store and Bookstore during these three special days. Just present your Winterthur membership card! Convenient parking by each store. Not valid for online purchases or prior purchases. No further discounts apply.
   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.
   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 Nov 4 — Nov 10
Mon, Nov 4
Tue, Nov 5
10:00 am to 12:00 pm History Through Fiction Book Club

During this three-month series, we will discuss classic and new works that illuminate American life and examine relevant objects from the Winterthur collection. This month's book is Killing Gifts. Registration required by September 23. $20 Member. $30 nonmember for the entire three-month series.
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6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Floral Workshop: "Mantel Design"

Mantel design can make any room sparkle. Prepare for the holidays ahead and come and be inspired. $45 per Member. $60 per nonmember.
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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, Nov 6
10:00 am to 1:00 pm Tiernan Alexander: "Textiles: Block by Block"

After touring a selection of the printed textiles in the collection, each student will learn how to create a unique print on fabric using our collection of stamps and dyes. Each person will produce their own design on fabric suitable to be worn as a scarf or to be transformed into a textile project. $55 per Member; $70 per nonmember for both sessions.
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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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Thu, Nov 7
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "Have X-Rays, Will Travel: Global Adventures in Cultural Heritage Analysis"

Join Dr. Jennifer Mass for an intriguing lecture on how scientific analysis informs our understanding of works of art, including using a particle accelerator in France to uncover the reasons for color changes in Winterthur's spectacular 1710 painted Saybrook chest. Members free. Included with admission.
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6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Pages of Time Book & Craft Club

Is your daughter in 4th-6th grade? Does she love to read, make crafts, and learn about living long ago? Join us as we discuss historical fiction books, try tasty snacks, and make book-related crafts. Registration required by October 15.
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Fri, Nov 8
11:00 am to 7:00 pm 51st Annual Delaware Antiques Show

Sixty of the country's most distinguished dealers showcase American furniture, paintings, rugs, porcelain, jewelry, and more at one of the nation's top shows. Join honorary show chair Jessica Fellowes, author, journalist, historian, public speaker, and niece of Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes. Look forward to lectures by antiques experts, a special exhibition, and other exciting show features. $15 per nonmember; $13 per Member; children under 12 free. Your ticket is valid for all three days and includes the special lectures on Saturday and Sunday as well as the special exhibition.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Crafternoon: "Felt Snowman"

Get in touch with your craft side during Crafternoon. Get wooly with it as we investigate woollen objects in the collection and the properties of wool. Make a felted snowman. Members only. Registration required. $10 per person per session. Attendance limited.
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Sat, Nov 9
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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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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1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Second Saturdays Garden Walk: "Late Fall Color in the Garden"

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 6:00 pm 51st Annual Delaware Antiques Show

Sixty of the country's most distinguished dealers showcase American furniture, paintings, rugs, porcelain, jewelry, and more at one of the nation's top shows. Join honorary show chair Jessica Fellowes, author, journalist, historian, public speaker, and niece of Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes. Look forward to lectures by antiques experts, a special exhibition, and other exciting show features. $15 per nonmember; $13 per Member; children under 12 free. Your ticket is valid for all three days and includes the special lectures on Saturday and Sunday as well as the special exhibition.
   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.
   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, Nov 10
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...!

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 5:00 pm 51st Annual Delaware Antiques Show

Sixty of the country's most distinguished dealers showcase American furniture, paintings, rugs, porcelain, jewelry, and more at one of the nation's top shows. Join honorary show chair Jessica Fellowes, author, journalist, historian, public speaker, and niece of Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes. Look forward to lectures by antiques experts, a special exhibition, and other exciting show features. $15 per nonmember; $13 per Member; children under 12 free. Your ticket is valid for all three days and includes the special lectures on Saturday and Sunday as well as the special exhibition.
   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.
   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 Nov 11 — Nov 17
Mon, Nov 11
Tue, Nov 12
Wed, Nov 13
10:00 am to 1:00 pm Tiernan Alexander: "Textiles: Block by Block"

After touring a selection of the printed textiles in the collection, each student will learn how to create a unique print on fabric using our collection of stamps and dyes. Each person will produce their own design on fabric suitable to be worn as a scarf or to be transformed into a textile project. $55 per Member; $70 per nonmember for both sessions.
   more...!

Thu, Nov 14
Fri, Nov 15
Sat, Nov 16
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...!

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, Nov 17
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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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...!

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...!

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 Nov 18 — Nov 24
Mon, Nov 18
Tue, Nov 19
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Lecture: "Icy Embellishments: Arctic Exploration and the Decorative Arts"

Using images of rarely seen objects from private and public collections, Bob Peck will discuss the changing nature of arctic exploration%u2014from the early search for the northwest passage to the search for the lost Franklin expedition to the quest for the North Pole's and its impact on the arts and material culture of the day.
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Wed, Nov 20
Thu, Nov 21
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "Beyond the Golden Age of American Cartography"

This talk explores the way in which maps provided men and women, ranging from presidents to school girls, with a formidable interactive medium for imagining life in America. Members free. Included with admission.
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Fri, Nov 22
Sat, Nov 23
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Workshop: "The Art and Craft of Inlay"

This demonstration with Stephen Latta, professor, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, will demystify many of the techniques employed by these early masters while providing insights into the working conditions of late 18th and early 19th century cabinet shops. $50 per Member. $65 per nonmember.
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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...!

10:00 am to 5:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, fantastical garden-inspired Christmas trees, and the elegance of du Pont family entertaining. A full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright. Winterthur is open on Mondays during Yuletide. Tour reservations recommended. Members free. Included with admission.
   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.
   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, Nov 24
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...!

10:00 am to 5:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, fantastical garden-inspired Christmas trees, and the elegance of du Pont family entertaining. A full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright. Winterthur is open on Mondays during Yuletide. Tour reservations recommended. Members free. Included with admission.
   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.
   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 Nov 25 — Nov 31
Mon, Nov 25
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, fantastical garden-inspired Christmas trees, and the elegance of du Pont family entertaining. A full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright. Winterthur is open on Mondays during Yuletide. Tour reservations recommended. Members free. Included with admission.
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Tue, Nov 26
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, fantastical garden-inspired Christmas trees, and the elegance of du Pont family entertaining. A full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright. Winterthur is open on Mondays during Yuletide. Tour reservations recommended. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Wed, Nov 27
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, fantastical garden-inspired Christmas trees, and the elegance of du Pont family entertaining. A full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright. Winterthur is open on Mondays during Yuletide. Tour reservations recommended. Members free. Included with admission.
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6:00 pm to 8:30 pm Yuletide Jazz and Wine

Listen to live jazz amongst the festive decorations after an evening Yuletide tour. Cash wine and beer bar. Members enjoy free admission to jazz, Galleries, and Yuletide tour.
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Thu, Nov 28
6:00 am to 6:00 am Thanksgiving: Winterthur is closed.

Winterthur is closed for Thanksgiving.

Fri, Nov 29
6:00 am to 6:00 am Black Friday Deals Online

Check winterthurstore.com for Black Friday online deals.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, fantastical garden-inspired Christmas trees, and the elegance of du Pont family entertaining. A full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright. Winterthur is open on Mondays during Yuletide. Tour reservations recommended. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Sat, Nov 30
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...!

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...!

10:00 am to 5:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, fantastical garden-inspired Christmas trees, and the elegance of du Pont family entertaining. A full series of special events, performances, and workshops will help to make your season bright. Winterthur is open on Mondays during Yuletide. Tour reservations recommended. Members free. Included with admission.
   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.
   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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