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Week of May 1 — May 3
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Fri, May 1
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, May 2
9:30 am to 12:30 pm Teacher Workshop: Empower Your Students with STEAM!

Do you love art and science? Are you looking for new ways to share this love with your students? Meet with art conservators at the museum, participate in hands-on activities to share with your students and develop your understanding of the interdisciplinary field of art conservation. Credit available through the Delaware Teacher Center. Registration required. Active teachers only. Members free. $15 per nonmember.
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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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1:30 pm to 3:30 pm Girl Scout Program: Flower Garden Journey

Take a step on your Flower Garden Journey during this fun-filled exploration of the Winterthur Garden. $8 per girl. Register through the Girl Scouts.
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Sun, May 3
11:00 am to 5:00 pm 37th Annual Point-to-Point

Join us at the 37th annual Winterthur Point-to-Point! This year's event features fantastic family fun activities and more! So pack a picnic lunch or a tailgate spread, bring the family, and take in the splendor of spring at Winterthur!
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Week of May 4 — May 10
Mon, May 4
Tue, May 5
10:00 am to 12:00 pm History Through Fiction Book Club

Join us for informal discussion of new and classic works of fiction that broaden our understanding of objects in the museum collection or life at Winterthur during the first half of the twentieth century. $20 per Member, $30 per nonmember for the entire three-month series. Registration required by February 28. Call 800.448.3883 to register.
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6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Lecture: The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement

Anna O. Marley, curator of Historical American Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, tells the story of American Impressionist artists and the growing popularity of gardening as a middle-class leisure pursuit at the turn of the 20th century, bringing together paintings, sculpture, books, and stained glass. $5 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Reservations encouraged.
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Wed, May 6
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 Walk: Azalea Woods: Interpretive Design Behind Azalea Plantings

Enjoy an easy stroll through Azalea Woods looking at Kurume azaleas in bloom and learn a little of the history of how they came to Winterthur. Members free. Included with admission.
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Thu, May 7
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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1:00 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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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, May 8
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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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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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Crafternoon

Try your hand at drawing with chalk pastels in the manner of 18th-century artist John Singleton Copley.Members only. $10 per person. Registration required.
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Sat, May 9
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Historic Autos Lecture: The Explosion of Color in the Classic Automobile Era, 1924-1948

Gregory Landrey, director of Academic Affairs at Winterthur Museum, will discuss the development of Duco by du Pont and other paints that revolutionized the automobile industry in the classic era. Mr. Landrey will also share how color and automobiles were reflected in advertising from that time period. Members free. Included with admission.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Historic Autos Display: "Classic General Motors in the 'Duco' era-A New World of Color, 1924-48"

Come enjoy this display of elegant automobiles of the country estate era. Each Saturday will feature a different thematic display. Members free. Included with admission.
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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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1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Second Saturdays Garden Walk: "Azaleas and Spring Wildflowers"

Join a garden staff member for a walk highlighting this special aspect of the garden. Dress for the weather. Members free. Included with admission.
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9:00 am to 2:00 pm Mother's Day Brunch

Seatings from 9:00 am-2:00pm $34.95 member adults; $17.50 member children 2-12; free children under 2. Members receive a 10% discount on up to 4 guests in their party. Reservations required. Please use the OpenTable to make a reservation or call 302.888.4826.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Azaleas and Bluebells

Enjoy the spectacle of thousands of azalea blossoms and acres of wildflowers! The day%u2019s events include photo opportunities, plant sales, tea, and tours of the azaleas, both self-guided and led by staff and volunteers. Members free. Included with general admission.
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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, May 10
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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9:00 am to 2:00 pm Mother's Day Brunch

Seatings from 9:00 am-2:00pm $34.95 member adults; $17.50 member children 2-12; free children under 2. Members receive a 10% discount on up to 4 guests in their party. Reservations required. Please use the OpenTable to make a reservation or call 302.888.4826.
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Week of May 11 — May 17
Mon, May 11
Tue, May 12
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm My Favorite Things Tour: Decorative and Fine Arts from the South at Winterthur

While the vast majority of Winterthur's holdings represent the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions, there are quite a few treasures from the South. Tom Savage, director of museum affairs, will introduce guests to objects of a southern provenance. Reservations encouraged. Space is limited. $15 upgrade per nonmember with a general admission ticket. $10 per Member. Free for Benefactor-level-and-above Members.
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Wed, May 13
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: The Elusive Dove Tree

The Elusive Dove Tree Winterthur's dove tree is an example of H. F. du Pont's passion for collecting%u2014in the garden. Considered rare in China, this mysterious tree was brought back to the West by the great plant explorer E. H. Wilson near the turn of the 19th century. Our specimen was the first to flower in the United States. Join us and find out more about this beautiful and unusual specimen.Members free. Included with admission.
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Thu, May 14
Fri, May 15
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Plant Sale!

Back by popular demand, a local nursery will offer a huge selection of lush plants to spruce up your garden. Meet the owner and get her advice on the perfect plant for you.

10:00 am to 5:00 pm Web-only Sale!

Visit winterthurstore.com for a web-only sale.
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Sat, May 16
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Historic Autos Lecture: Preservation Philosophies and Treatment Case Studies

Brian Howard, B.R. Howard & Associates, will share a synopsis of the various approaches used in the preservation of historic vehicles. Several conservation treatments will be reviewed to help define conservation and present it as a viable alternative to restoration or benign neglect. Mr. Howard has extensive experience in the preservation of historic automobiles and will share case studies of his work%u2014a presentation not to be missed! Members free. Included with admission.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Plant Sale!

Back by popular demand, a local nursery will offer a huge selection of lush plants to spruce up your garden. Meet the owner and get her advice on the perfect plant for you.

10:00 am to 4:00 pm Historic Autos Display: "Historic Automobiles: Trends in Preservation"

Step back in time to see elegant automobiles of the country-estate era. Members free. Included with admission.

10:00 am to 5:00 pm Web-only Sale!

Visit winterthurstore.com for a web-only sale.
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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, May 17
10:00 am to 3:00 pm Plant Sale!

Back by popular demand, a local nursery will offer a huge selection of lush plants to spruce up your garden. Meet the owner and get her advice on the perfect plant for you.

10:00 am to 5:00 pm Peonies and Primroses

Winterthur's peonies and Quarry Garden primroses should be in full flower on Sunday as we celebrate the late spring display in the Winterthur Garden. The day's activities include tours, a Members-only lecture by Gary Smith, and plants for sale. Members free. Included with general admission.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Web-only Sale!

Visit winterthurstore.com for a web-only sale.
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11:00 am to 3:00 pm Members Garden Day

This day is all about you and the garden! Includes a special guest lecture and book signing with renowned landscape architect W. Gary Smith. Enjoy guided garden walks, peonies and primroses tours, special access to Winterthur's own horticulture staff, light refreshments at Icewell Terrace, and a plant sale. Members free. Members guests admitted with guest pass. Lecture at 2:30 pm. Reservations required for lectures only.
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Week of May 18 — May 24
Mon, May 18
10:00 am to 5:00 pm Web-only Sale!

Visit winterthurstore.com for a web-only sale.
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Tue, May 19
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Lecture: Narratives of Manners and Style: The Houses of Cross & Cross

Join architect Peter Pennoyer and architectural historian Anne Walker, authors of the new book New York Transformed: The Architecture of Cross & Cross, for a look at two of the early 1900s' most important but largely forgotten architects. Members $5. Nonmembers $15.
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Wed, May 20
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: Tree Planting: Your Tree's Best Chance for Survival

Tree Planting: Your Tree's Best Chance for Survival They always say "start 'em off right"! Why not come and enjoy a hands-on demonstration on how to properly plant and start your new tree off on the right foot! Most future tree issues can be traced back to improper planting or poor care of a tree when it is young! Save yourself loads of time and money in the future by learning the steps to properly plant your tree! We will also discuss a few tips to care for your tree in the first few vital years after planting!
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Thu, May 21
Fri, May 22
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, May 23
1:00 pm to 1:30 pm Historic Autos: Walking Lecture: The du Pont family's "garage"

Join Maggie Lidz, estate historian, Winterthur, for a 30-minute walking lecture around the complex Winterthur building known as "The Coach House," an 1840 barn rebuilt and repurposed continually over 100 years. Members free. Included with admission.
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10:00 am to 4:00 pm Historic Autos Display: "In Grand Style: Rolls-Royce and Bentley"

Step back in time to see elegant automobiles of the country-estate era. Members free. Included with admission.

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, May 24
Week of May 25 — May 31
Mon, May 25
Tue, May 26
Wed, May 27
11:30 am to 12:30 pm Garden Walk: The Restoration of the Quarry Weirs

The Restoration of the Quarry Weirs Below the Quarry Bridge is a series of waterfalls, or weirs, that carry the water from the Quarry to the ponds. Come and see a brief presentation of the restoration process, then join Carol Long, associate curator of the garden, for a walk to see the newly restored area in person. Members free. Included with admission.
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Thu, May 28
Fri, May 29
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, May 30
10:00 am to 4:00 pm Historic Autos Display: "Cars and Colors of the 1950s"

Step back in time to see elegant automobiles of the country-estate era. Members free. Included with admission.

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Historic Autos Lecture: "Cars and Color in the 1950s"

Gregory Landrey, director of Academic Affairs at Winterthur Museum, examines cars, colors, and advertising in the 1950s. He'll discuss how color was used creatively on the vehicles themselves as well as in the advertisement of the product to entice the buyer in a highly competitive and rapidly evolving automotive industry. Members free. Included with admission.
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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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