Calendar - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
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Week of Mar 1 — Mar 5
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Wed, Mar 1
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. $5 per nonmember child, one free adult per child.
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Thu, Mar 2
10:00 am to 11:00 am Wellness Lecture: "Eat More, Weigh Less"

Join local experts in various specialties to increase your knowledge and practice of healthy living and learn about a variety of wellness topics. Members free. Nonmembers $15.
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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 series' books include: The People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks; The Forger's Apprentice by Mark Forgy; and The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffanbaugh. Registration required by February 28. $20 Member/$30 nonmember for the entire three-month series.
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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, Mar 3
Sat, Mar 4
Sun, Mar 5
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Concept of Collecting lecture: "Unlikely Friends: H. F. du Pont and Dr. Albert Barnes"

This talk will look at the shared collecting interests of H. F. du Pont and Albert Barnes, who created the world renown collection of modern art and folk art. It will also look at du Pont%u2019s other connections to the world of modern art in the 1930s-50s. Members $10. Nonmembers $15.
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Week of Mar 6 — Mar 12
Mon, Mar 6
Tue, Mar 7
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. $5 per nonmember child, one free adult per child.
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Wed, Mar 8
Thu, Mar 9
9:00 am to 10:00 am Gentle Yoga

Our yoga class is open to all levels who wish to practice within our beautiful naturalistic landscape. We will practice slow easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. The tone and pace of the class will activate your internal energy and guide you to connect to your deepest essence so you leave feeling peaceful yet revitalized. Led by Beth Sheehy. Members only. Advance registration $5. Drop-in $10 as space permits.
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6:00 am to 6:00 am Spend $60 at Winterthurstore.com, Receive Free Shipping

Visit winterthurstore.com. Spend $60, receive free shipping.
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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, Mar 10
6:00 am to 6:00 am Spend $60 at Winterthurstore.com, Receive Free Shipping

Visit winterthurstore.com. Spend $60, receive free shipping.
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1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Crafternoon: "Quillwork-Inspired Paper Beads"

Each meeting features a show-and-tell about different objects in the museum or library and ample time to complete a small project to take home. This month's craft is quillwork in the collection serves as inspiration for beautiful paper beads. Members only. $10 per person, per session. Registration is required. Attendance is limited.
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Sat, Mar 11
6:00 am to 6:00 am Spend $60 at Winterthurstore.com, Receive Free Shipping

Visit winterthurstore.com. Spend $60, receive free shipping.
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11:00 am to 3:30 pm Bank to Bend

Celebrate the early bulb display of the March Bank at Winterthur with a lecture, tour, and sales of rare and unusual plants. This year's featured speaker is Charles Cresson, a well-known horticulturist and plantsman. Lecture: $10 per Member. $20 per nonmember.
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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, Mar 12
6:00 am to 6:00 am Spend $60 at Winterthurstore.com, Receive Free Shipping

Visit winterthurstore.com. Spend $60, receive free shipping.
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Week of Mar 13 — Mar 19
Mon, Mar 13
6:00 am to 6:00 am Spend $60 at Winterthurstore.com, Receive Free Shipping

Visit winterthurstore.com. Spend $60, receive free shipping.
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Tue, Mar 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. $5 per nonmember child, one free adult per child.
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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, Mar 15
Thu, Mar 16
9:00 am to 10:00 am Gentle Yoga

Our yoga class is open to all levels who wish to practice within our beautiful naturalistic landscape. We will practice slow easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. The tone and pace of the class will activate your internal energy and guide you to connect to your deepest essence so you leave feeling peaceful yet revitalized. Led by Beth Sheehy. Members only. Advance registration $5. Drop-in $10 as space permits.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Celebrate the Luck of the Irish!

Spend $60 in stores and receive a free lucky clover plant.
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12:15 pm to 1:15 pm Lecture: "Solving the Mystery: Did Joshua Johnson paint this portrait? A Collaborative Investigation"

Join us for a discussion of the collaborative research efforts at Winterthur between the curatorial and conservation departments. Matthew Cushman, conservator of paintings, and Nalleli Guillen, Sewell C. Biggs Curatorial Fellow, will present highlights from their ongoing project with Stephanie Delamaire, curator of fine art, to attribute a recently acquired nineteenth-century portrait to African American painter Joshua Johnson. Members free. Included with admission.
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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 March 20.
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Fri, Mar 17
Sat, Mar 18
6:00 am to 6:00 am 25% Off Garden Items on winterthurstore.com

Shop Winterthurstore.com for 25% off garden items.
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1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Girl Scout Program: Elegant Entertaining

Earn your Social Butterfly badge as you explore the art of entertaining guests at a country estate in the 1930s. After touring the Winterthur house, you will learn the skills you need to be a gracious hostess and will plan elements of your own fabulous party. $12 per girl. Call Girl Scouts to register.
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Sun, Mar 19
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Concept of Collecting Series: "Ima Hogg and H. F. du Pont, Friendly Rivals"

David B. Warren, an expert on American decorative arts and founding director emeritus of Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, discusses the friendly competition between art collector Ima Hogg and H. F. du Pont. Members free. $15 per nonmember. Reservations encouraged. Call 800.448.3883.
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Week of Mar 20 — Mar 26
Mon, Mar 20
Tue, Mar 21
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Evening Lecture: "From Williamsburg to Winterthur: Thomas T. Waterman and the Colonial Revival"

Tom Savage, director of Museum Affairs, Winterthur, discusses Thomas Waterman, a pivotal figure in the early history of America%u2019s preservation and restoration movements. Members $10. Nonmembers $15.
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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. $5 per nonmember child, one free adult per child.
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Wed, Mar 22
Thu, Mar 23
9:00 am to 10:00 am Gentle Yoga

Our yoga class is open to all levels who wish to practice within our beautiful naturalistic landscape. We will practice slow easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. The tone and pace of the class will activate your internal energy and guide you to connect to your deepest essence so you leave feeling peaceful yet revitalized. Led by Beth Sheehy. Members only. Advance registration $5. Drop-in $10 as space permits.
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10:00 am to 5:00 pm Spend $40 at winterthurstore.com,receive a free resin bluebird figurine

Spend $40 at winterthurstore.com, receive a free resin bluebird figurine.
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Fri, Mar 24
Sat, Mar 25
Sun, Mar 26
Week of Mar 27 — Mar 31
Mon, Mar 27
Tue, Mar 28
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. $5 per nonmember child, one free adult per child.
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Wed, Mar 29
Thu, Mar 30
9:00 am to 10:00 am Gentle Yoga

Our yoga class is open to all levels who wish to practice within our beautiful naturalistic landscape. We will practice slow easy motions to get into the rhythm of nature. The tone and pace of the class will activate your internal energy and guide you to connect to your deepest essence so you leave feeling peaceful yet revitalized. Led by Beth Sheehy. Members only. Advance registration $5. Drop-in $10 as space permits.
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6:00 am to 6:00 am April Fool's Items

Shop winterthurstore.com through April 2 for an April Fool's assortment of items that will deceive you.

Fri, Mar 31
10:00 am to 11:30 am Volunteering in the Winterthur Garden

Join us for this introduction to volunteering in the Winterthur Garden led by staff members and current volunteers. Free. Call 302.888.4600, ext. 7029 to register.
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4:30 pm to 5:30 pm Teacher Preview

Teachers, drop in after school to check out resources Winterthur offers you and your students. Stay to mingle with friends during Winterthur After Hours. Preview is free for teachers; pay what you wish to attend Winterthur After Hours.
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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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