Classes, Workshops & Demonstrations - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
Winterthur is closed to the public January 8 - February 28, and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions, house tours, and programs. Details here.

Classes, Workshops, Demonstrations, and More...


Experience a variety of entertaining and educational programs, from classes and hands-on workshops to demonstrations and tastings. See program details below. Some events require advance registration. Interested in spending time in our garden? Learn about garden programs here.

To register for any of the adult classes, workshops, and demonstrations listed below, please call 800.448.3883.

Museum Programs


History through Fiction Book Club

First Tuesday of every month, 10:00 am–12:00 pm
Join us during this three-month series, where we will dsicuss classic and new works that illuminate American life and examine relevant objects from the Winterthur collection. Registration is required by September 22. $30 per Member/ $40 per nonmember for the entire three-month series.Call 800.448.3883 to register.

Silk scarf dying from a prior Crafternoon


Second Friday of every month, 1:00–3:00 pm
Reconnect with your creative side while finding your inspiration in the Winterthur collection.  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. Members only. $10 per person. Registration required by one week prior to each meeting.

Cookie Cutter Candles

November 10, 1:00-3:00 pm
Make your own festive candles for use as holiday centerpieces or gifts. Members only. $10 per person, per session. Registration is required. Attendance is limited.

Miniature Holiday Trees

December 8, 1:00–3:00 pm
Create a tiny holiday decoration with a tiny tree and ornaments. Members only. $10 per person, per session. Registration is required. Attendance is limited.

Beaded Jewelry Workshop

August 2, 1:00-3:00 pm
Make your own wearable art inspired by the exhibition Treasures on Trial. Materials and instruction provided by The Bead Garden. Registration required. $40 for Members; $45 for nonmembers.


Upcoming Garden Workshops

Join us for one of our garden workshops—a perfect way to get energized in spring! All workshops take place in the Brown Horticulture Learning Center in the Greenhouse Area.

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