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Free Pashmina Scarf when you sepend $60 in the Museum Stores

Thursday, November 30 - Sunday, December 3, 2017
Museum Store,  & Bookstore

our gift to you when you spend $60 in our Musuem Store or Bookstore - a beautiful, silky pashmina scarf/shawl (a $25 value).  Color selection varies by store.  Subject to availability.  Limit one per customer.  Convenient parking in the Visitor Center Lot or behind the Museum Store (by the Post Office).

Remember, your purchase helps support the educational programming here at Winterthur Museum.

For more information about the Museum Stores

Tickets on sale for Gerald Dickens live performances

A Christmas Carol

Performance dates: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 1:00pm
& Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 1:00pm and 6:00pm
Copeland Lecture Hall in Visitor Center

Reserve your ticket now for this popular holiday event.  This heartwarming one man show of the classic holiday tale, A Christmas Carol, performed by Charles Dickens great-great-grandson, Gerald Dickens.  A meet and greet follows each performance.

Ticket price:  $22 for adults, $19 for Winterthur members, $12 for children 12 and under


NEW - Doctor Marigold & The Signalman

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 6:00pm
Copeland Lecture Hall in Visitor Center

Gerald Dickens performs a reading of two stories by Charles Dickens: Doctor Marigold and The Signalman, 45 minute performances with a 20- minute intermission.

Ticket price: $15 for adults, $10 for Members.  Not recommended for children under 12.

Advance ticket sales for all performances are strongly recommended.  Call 1-800-448-3883 to purchase your tickets today.

"A Wilder Garden" Lecture and Booksigning with Author, Marta McDowell

Saturday, December 9, 2017
in Copeland Lecture Hall

Join author Marta McDowell for lessons from The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder, a world of prairie, forest, farm, and garden. Book signing to follow.

Your purchase helps support Winterthur's educational programming.

To purchase book before lecture, shop online

For more information about the Museum Stores

Children's Book Sale

Monday, December 11 - Sunday, December 17, 2017
10:00am - 5:30pm
in Bookstore

Save 25% off our entire stock of Children's books - just in time for the holidays.  Whimsical, educational, historical and beautiful books that will delight children of all ages (even some adults).

More information about the Winterthur Bookstore


The Glass Matters! Riedel Wine Seminar and Tasting

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
6:30pm - 7:30pm
in Rotunda, located inside Museum

Back by popular demand!  Reserve your seat now for this unique and fascinating wine seminar.  Our speaker will demonastrate how the shape of the glass influences our perception and enjoyment of the wine.  Each participant will taste 3 different red wines and receive 3 Riedel crystal wine glasses of varying shapes to use for the evening and take home (a $ 103 value).  Included in your ticket is admission to Winterthur's Jazz and Wine event that evening as well as special pricing on Riedel Veritas cyrstal wine glasses.

Tickets: $80.00, $70.00 for Winterthur members

Call 1-800-448-3883 or visit winterthur.org to purchase your tickets.  Seating is limited.


Meet & Greet Jewerly Designer, Angela Colasanti

Saturday, December 16, 2017
in Museum Store

Angela Colasanti will be here to tell you about her design process to create beautiful sterling silver jewerly.  she takes pieces from nature to create delicate jewelry and has developed pieces just fror Winterthur featuring HF du Pont's favorite flower, lily of the valley. She would love to show you her work.

For more information about the Musuem Store


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