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Week of Nov 1 — Nov 5
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Wed, Nov 1
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Winterthur 101 Lecture: "Winterthur's Needlework Collection"

Linda Eaton, John L. and Marjorie P. McGraw Director of Collections and Senior Curator of Textiles, discusses H. F. du Pont's love of needlework; the extensive Winterthur needlework collection; and the embroidery style in the coronation gown feature in our Royal Splendor exhibit. Members free. Nonmembers $15
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Thu, Nov 2
9:00 am to 10:00 am Gentle Yoga

Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga class is open to all levels. We will practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. Led by Beth Sheehy. Bring Yoga mat, small towel, and a water bottle. Wear layers appropriate to the season. Classes are rain or shine. Class will move outdoors as weather permits. Drop-in rate of $10. No advance registration necessary. Members may bring a friend. For more information, contact Beth Sheehy.
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6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Pages of Time: Mother & Daughter 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. $25 per Member and $35 per nonmember for the entire seven-month series.
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Fri, Nov 3
10:00 am to 5:00 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 4
9:30 am to 1:00 pm Treasures Revealed Appraisal Day

Winterthur and Freeman's, America's oldest auction house, present Treasures Revealed - a special day when you can bring your antiques, jewelry, and fine art treasures for expert valuations from Freeman's international team of auction specialists. Members $25 per item; nonmembers $50 per item. Limit 2 items.
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10:00 am to 5:00 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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11:30 am to 12:00 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Stop by the Hands on History Cart outside the exhibition Treasures on Trial: The Art & Science of Detecting Fakes/em>. Members free. Included with admission.
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2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Lecture: "Collecting Classics: Henry Francis du Pont's Pursuit of New England Masterpieces"

Walking through the rooms of Winterthur, visitors gaze upon the finest furniture from early America. The quality of the collection is so high, the quantity so great, that it is easy to overlook the unmatched grandeur of individual pieces. Join Brock Jobe, Professor Emeritus at Winterthur, as he focuses on five New England landmarks from this splendid collection, explores their groundbreaking significance, and traces the diverse paths that brought them to Winterthur. Along the way, we will witness the discipline, persistence, and artistic eye that guided Henry Francis du Pont in his pursuit of excellence. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember.
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1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Girls Scout Program: Trememdous Trees

Girl scouts can earn their tremendous trees badge. Call 800.341.4007 to register.

Sun, Nov 5
10:00 am to 5:00 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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11:30 am to 12:00 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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Week of Nov 6 — Nov 12
Mon, Nov 6
Tue, Nov 7
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. Registration required by September 22. $30 Member/$40 nonmember for the entire three-month series.
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6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Royal Splendor Lecture: "The Royal School of Needlework's Role in British Coronations of the 20th Century"

Dr. Susan Kay-Williams, chief executive and curator of the Royal School of Needlework, which was founded in 1872 and worked on cornation regalia for all four British monarchs of the 20th century, will reveal the work that was done for coronations and discuss pieces that were reused by different monarchs and elements that are still in use today. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember.
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10:30 am to 11:30 am WOW! Wee Ones at Winterthur

Every Tuesday, 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; nonmembers: $5 per child and $5 per adult with paying child; additional adults $15.
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Wed, Nov 8
12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Royal Splendor Lecture: "The Royal School of Needlework: Keeping Hand Embroidery Alive"

Dr. Susan Kay-Williams, chief executive, RSN, will explore objects from its collection and show the wide range of work produced by its students today. Members free. Included with admission.
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Thu, Nov 9
9:00 am to 10:00 am Gentle Yoga

Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga class is open to all levels. We will practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. Led by Beth Sheehy. Bring Yoga mat, small towel, and a water bottle. Wear layers appropriate to the season. Classes are rain or shine. Class will move outdoors as weather permits. Drop-in rate of $10. No advance registration necessary. Members may bring a friend. For more information, contact Beth Sheehy.
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Fri, Nov 10
11:00 am to 6:00 pm 54th 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. Look forward to fascinating lectures, a special loan show, 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: Cookie Cutter Candles

Make your own festive candles for use as holiday centerpieces or gifts. Registration required. $10 per person per session. Members only. Attendance limited.
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5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Winterthur After Hours: Mix, Relax, Explore

Join us after hours to explore the Galleries and grounds. Enjoy music, our beer garden, and a variety of offerings that enhance our local treasure. Admission is pay what you wish.
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Sat, Nov 11
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Stop by the Hands on History Cart outside the exhibition Treasures on Trial: The Art & Science of Detecting Fakes/em>. Members free. Included with admission.
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2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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9:00 am to 10:00 am Family Nature Walk

bring the kids to explore the Winterthur Garden with our horticulture staff and discover the wonders of nature. Our path begins at the Brown Horticulture Learning Center and ends in Enchanted Woods, where kids can experience unstructured imaginative play at your leisure. Members free. Members only.
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11:00 am to 6:00 pm 54th 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. Look forward to fascinating lectures, a special loan show, 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 2:30 pm Director's Garden Walks

Formerly known as the Second Saturdays Garden Walk, these walks with Winterthur's Director of Garden & Estate Chris Strand will highlight interesting and seldom seen parts of the Winterthur landscape! Walks last about 90 minutes. Dress for the weather! Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Nov 12
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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11:00 am to 5:00 pm 54th 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. Look forward to fascinating lectures, a special loan show, 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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Week of Nov 13 — Nov 19
Mon, Nov 13
Tue, Nov 14
10:30 am to 11:30 am WOW! Wee Ones at Winterthur

Every Tuesday, 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; nonmembers: $5 per child and $5 per adult with paying child; additional adults $15.
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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. Pets are the theme this month. Please register by calling the Alzheimer's Association, Delaware Valley Chapter, 800.272.3900.

Wed, Nov 15
Thu, Nov 16
9:00 am to 10:00 am Gentle Yoga

Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga class is open to all levels. We will practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. Led by Beth Sheehy. Bring Yoga mat, small towel, and a water bottle. Wear layers appropriate to the season. Classes are rain or shine. Class will move outdoors as weather permits. Drop-in rate of $10. No advance registration necessary. Members may bring a friend. For more information, contact Beth Sheehy.
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1:00 pm to 4:00 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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Fri, Nov 17
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Treasures on Trial Feature Film Series: The Thomas Crown Affair

In this Norman Jewison film, a debonair bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multimillion dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator. Scholars, curators, film buffs, and critics will lead discussions after each film. Copeland Lecture Hall. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Shop Gifts-To-Go

Shop gifts-to-go, food, and related items for your holidays in the Galleries Reception Atrium.
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Sat, Nov 18
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Stop by the Hands on History Cart outside the exhibition Treasures on Trial: The Art & Science of Detecting Fakes/em>. Members free. Included with admission.
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2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Nov 19
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Member Appreciation Lecture: "Christmas with the First Ladies"

Get an inside peek at the holiday magic that happens at the White House with esteemed interior decorator Coleen Christian Burke, author of Christmas with the First Ladies: The White House Decorating Tradition from Jacqueline Kennedy to Michelle Obama. Members only. Members free. Members may bring up to two guests. $10 per guest.
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2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
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Week of Nov 20 — Nov 26
Mon, Nov 20
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
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Tue, Nov 21
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

10:30 am to 11:30 am WOW! Wee Ones at Winterthur

Every Tuesday, 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; nonmembers: $5 per child and $5 per adult with paying child; additional adults $15.
   more...!

Wed, Nov 22
6:00 am to 6:00 am Black Friday Deals Online

Save 20% off your purchase through November 26.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
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5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Yuletide Jazz and Wine

Relax and listen to live jazz amongst the festive decorations. Cash wine and beer bar; fruit and cheese for purchase. Tickets includes live jazz and entry to the Galleries. $5 per Member. $5 per nonmember when purchased with a General Admission ticket. For nonmembers who are not purchasing a General Admission ticket, Jazz and Wine is $10. For an additional $10, nonmembers can upgrade their jazz and wine ticket to include an evening Yuletide Tour.

Thu, Nov 23
6:00 am to 6:00 am Black Friday Deals Online

Save 20% off your purchase through November 26.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
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Fri, Nov 24
6:00 am to 6:00 am Black Friday Deals Online

Save 20% off your purchase through November 26.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

Sat, Nov 25
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Hands on History Cart

Stop by the Hands on History Cart outside the exhibition Treasures on Trial: The Art & Science of Detecting Fakes/em>. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
   more...!

6:00 am to 6:00 am Black Friday Deals Online

Save 20% off your purchase through November 26.
   more...!

10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
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Sun, Nov 26
11:30 am to 12:00 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
   more...!

1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
   more...!

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm Treasures on Trial Guided Gallery Walks

Take a guided walk through the Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes, every Saturday and Sunday.
   more...!

6:00 am to 6:00 am Black Friday Deals Online

Save 20% off your purchase through November 26.
   more...!

10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
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Week of Nov 27 — Nov 31
Mon, Nov 27
6:00 am to 6:00 am Cyber Monday Deals

Enjoy free shipping with no minimum at winterthurstore.com.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
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Tue, Nov 28
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

10:30 am to 11:30 am WOW! Wee Ones at Winterthur

Every Tuesday, 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; nonmembers: $5 per child and $5 per adult with paying child; additional adults $15.
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Wed, Nov 29
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Treasures on Trial Evening Lecture: "The Art of the Con"

The Art of the Con by Anthony M. Amore uncovers history's most notorious but untold cons. Amore is an expert in security matters and head of security and chief investigator at the Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum in Boston and a best-selling author. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
   more...!

5:30 pm to 8:00 pm Yuletide Jazz and Wine

Relax and listen to live jazz amongst the festive decorations. Cash wine and beer bar; fruit and cheese for purchase. Tickets includes live jazz and entry to the Galleries. $5 per Member. $5 per nonmember when purchased with a General Admission ticket. For nonmembers who are not purchasing a General Admission ticket, Jazz and Wine is $10. For an additional $10, nonmembers can upgrade their jazz and wine ticket to include an evening Yuletide Tour.

Thu, Nov 30
9:00 am to 10:00 am Gentle Yoga

Try practicing yoga in a beautiful garden setting, strengthening your body and spirit. Our yoga class is open to all levels. We will practice slow, easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. Led by Beth Sheehy. Bring Yoga mat, small towel, and a water bottle. Wear layers appropriate to the season. Classes are rain or shine. Class will move outdoors as weather permits. Drop-in rate of $10. No advance registration necessary. Members may bring a friend. For more information, contact Beth Sheehy.
   more...!

10:00 am to 4:00 pm Yuletide at Winterthur

Tour H. F. du Pont's house decorated for the holidays! Enjoy historical displays, beautifully decorated 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. Members free. Included with admission.
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