Saturday, December 20, 2014

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

MUSEUM
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike Winterthur, DE 19735
302-888-4600
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    Upcoming events
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      Costumes of Downton Abbey
    • Saturday, December 20, 2014
    • 40 historically-inspired costumes from the critically-acclaimed television series will be exhibited alongside photos and vignettes inspired by the show and by real life at Winterthur.
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      The Diligent Needle
    • Saturday, December 20, 2014
    • This exhibition showcases the evolution of needlework and the prominent role it played in women’s lives during the 17th through 19th centuries. It opens with the diligence and skill required to learn and excel at needlework and delves into the various applications of the skill with sections on diligence, profit, pleasure, and ornament, featuring stunning visual examples.
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      The Flowering of American Tinware
    • Saturday, December 20, 2014
    • This small exhibition highlights the collection of decorated tinware that Henry Francis du Pont acquired from antiques dealers in New England and Pennsylvania, particularly from Ephrata, Lancaster, Carlisle, and York. These beautiful, hand-painted objects feature decorative techniques that have been in use from the early 1700's to today.
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      Yuletide at Winterthur
    • Saturday, December 20, 2014
    • Take a guided stroll through H. F. du Pont's mansion and delight in holiday ambience and festive decorations of yore, including a number of rooms that will reflect various seasonal vignettes.
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      Yuletide Brunch With Santa
    • Saturday, December 20, 2014
    • Visitors can enjoy a meal with Santa Claus from 9 am to 11 am. Those who arrive later can still enjoy brunch until 2 pm.