Sharon Gonce Naccorato Sculpture Exhibit

Aug 24, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This native Delawarean learned at a young age that what most people considered to be junk, used up, and discarded had the potential of a new found life only limited by imagination. Her passion for metal working was sparked when her husband taught her to weld.   Inspired by Salvador Dali and a love of Steam Punk, she has utilized whatever metal scraps and parts available to bring her...

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Color Pops by Su Knoll Horty

Aug 24, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Color Pops, an exhibition of abstract paintings by Su Knoll Horty, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from August 5-26, 2016, with an opening reception on Friday, August 5 from 5-7 p.m. This series of paintings explores fluidity in all its measures: organic form, undulating movement, saturated ‘liquid’ color, and stylized gestural marks. The resulting ‘Color Pops’ are an...

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Summer Group Show

Aug 24, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Our Summer Group Show continues through August with an eclectic mix of art including paintings, drawings, collage, ceramics, and art glass. Summer hours: Monday–Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

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Embroidery: The Language of Art

Aug 24, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017

The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that skill, whatever the materials or techniques. In the 18th century a distinction began to be made between fine art, which included only painting, sculpture, and architecture, and applied or decorative...

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This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia examines the profound influence of Asia on the arts of the colonial Americas. Featuring some of the most extraordinary objects produced in the Americas, this scholarly exhibition is the first, Pan-American study to explore how craftsmen across North, Central, and South America adapted Asian styles in a range of media—from furniture to...

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The Golden Age of King Midas

Aug 24, 2016 - Nov 27, 2016

What was behind the legendary story of King Midas and his golden touch? That is the question to be answered—not with chests full of gold, but with a spectacular array of ancient artifacts, on loan from the Republic of Turkey, which tell the story of a very powerful ruler of the Phrygian kingdom in what is now central Turkey. King Midas lived in the prosperous city of Gordion, the...

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Embroidery: The Language of Art

Aug 24, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017

The definition of the word art has changed over time. From the late Middle Ages it referred to a skill acquired through knowledge and practice as well as the objects produced as a result of that skill, whatever the materials or techniques. In the 18th century a distinction began to be made between fine art, which included only painting, sculpture, and architecture, and applied or decorative...

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Wednesdays at Winterthur

Aug 24, 2016 - Oct 26, 2016

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Join us at Winterthur's Brown Horticulture Learning Center for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin at 11:30 am on Wednesdays from April to October (except August).  Included with all admission tickets, Members free. Walks last 45-60 minutes. No reservations necessary. Dress for the weather and wear walking shoes....

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Estate Tour

Aug 24, 2016 - Sep 28, 2016

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Wednesdays, June through September, 4:30 pm Visit the former dairy and farm while exploring the ever-changing estate landscape on this narrated tram tour. Hear accounts of estate history as you see how we have repurposed historic work areas. Glimpse behind the scenes on this tour led by a specially trained guide. The 45-minute tour will leave from the east circle near the Dorrance...

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WOW! Wee Ones at Winterthur

Sep 1, 2016 - Nov 3, 2016

This event occurs monthly, on the first and third Thursday of June, July, August, September, October and November.

First and Third Thursday of the month, March–November, 10:30–11:30 am Meet in Galleries Reception Atrium. Wee Ones is now offered twice a month! This early childhood series intended for children ages 3-5 incorporates active learning through music, movement, and the exploration of objects in a warm and welcoming setting. Themes relate to the museum and garden. Members and children under 2,...

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