Winterthur is closed to the public January 9-February 28, and reopens March 1 with a full slate of new exhibitions, house tours, and programs. For more information...

Lectures

 

For more information on lectures or for a reservation, please call 800.448.3883.


H. F. du Pont and sister Louise Crowninshield

Lecture: Winterthur 101: “A Who’s Who of the du Ponts”



Saturday, January 28
Copeland Lecture Hall, 1:00 pm


How was P. S. du Pont of Longwood related to H. F. du Pont? What about Alfred I. of Nemours? Or the Copelands at Mt. Cuba? Join Director of Interpretation and Estate Historian Jeff Groff as he kicks off our first Winterthur 101 program, with a fascinating illustrated talk focusing on the three
generations of du Ponts who lived at Winterthur as well as the expanded web of family members.  Members only. Members free. Members may bring up to two guests with guest passes. Reservations encouraged. Call 800.448.3883.


Mahogany gaming table, 1875-1910, Philadelphia. Gift of Henry Francis du Pont 1960.1055

Lecture: "The Academic Side of the House—What Goes On in Winterthur’s Research Facility Anyway?”



Saturday, February 11
Brown Horticulture Learning Center, 1:00 pm


Gregory Landrey, the Dwight and Lori Lanmon Director of Academic Affairs, will share with us the extraordinary resources housed in Winterthur’s Crowninshield Research Building, from treasures in the library to world-renowned graduate programs to conservation work related to the Treasures on Trials exhibition. Come and learn why the activity in the research facility is one of the great wonders of the Winterthur story. Members only. Members free. Members may bring up to two guests with guest passes. Reservations encouraged. Call 800.448.3833.
 


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