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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

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5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States

April 2020

Influencer Lecture and Book Signing: Portrait of a Woman in Silk

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
$10 – $15

Every Tuesday in March and April, from 6-7pm, Winterthur presents a lecture about an important influencer. During the April 7 lecture, Portrait of a Woman in Silk, you'll learn how the lives of an 18th-century woman textile designer and a wealthy merchant’s wife are interwoven. This talk is based on…

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Winterthur’s Lady of the House: Ruth Wales du Pont

April 14, 2020 @ 12:00 am - January 3, 2021 @ 12:00 am
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
$6 – $20

Although a jewel-box-sized exhibit, Winterthur’s Lady of the House: Ruth Wales du Pont answers the often-asked question: Was there a Mrs. du Pont? Yes! Ruth Wales du Pont was a vivacious social figure, talented musician, and hostess of four houses. Devoted wife to Henry Francis du Pont and role model…

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Influencer Lecture — The Lady Was a Spy: Female Operatives in WWII

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
$10 – $15

Every Tuesday in March and April, from 6-7pm, Winterthur presents a lecture about an important influencer. The April 14 lecture, The Lady Was a Spy: Female Operatives in WWII, will be given by Linda De Roche, professor of English and American Studies at Wesley College, Dover, Delaware. Throughout World War…

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Influencer Lecture — Stitching Resistance

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
$10 – $15

Every Tuesday in March and April, from 6-7pm, Winterthur presents a lecture about an important influencer. The April 21 lecture, Stitching Resistance, will be given by Mariah Gruner, a doctoral candidate in American Studies at Boston University. What are the roots of today's interest in political stitching? You'll learn about…

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Influencer Lecture — The Incomparable Louise du Pont Crowninshield

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
$10 – $15

Every Tuesday in March and April, from 6-7pm, Winterthur presents a lecture about an important influencer. The April 28 lecture, The Incomparable Louise du Pont Crowninshield, will be given by Estate Historian Jeff Groff. Groff will illuminate H.F. du Pont's older sister Louise, who was the last private owner of…

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May 2020

Mother’s Day Weekend Brunches

May 9 @ 9:00 am - May 10 @ 12:30 pm
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
$2 – $55

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library is offering brunch tickets for Mother's Day Weekend that include admission to the museum, galleries and garden. Brunch is served from 9am-12:30pm Saturday and Sunday. Tickets cost $55; $45 for members; $25 children 2–12; children under 2 free. Reservations are required: Please visit OpenTable.com, e-mail…

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Mother’s Day Weekend Lecture: Mothers and Daughters

May 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
$10 – $15

Winterthur's Mother's Day Weekend Lecture: Mothers and Daughters will be presented by Pauline Lord, granddaughter of Henry Francis du Pont.

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Lecture and Film Screening: Suffragette

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, 5105 Kennett Pike
Wilmington, DE 19807 United States
$10 – $15

Enjoy a screening of the 2015 film Suffragette, starring Meryl Streep, Carey Mulligan, and Helena Bonham Carter, then hear Emmy-Award winning costume designer Jane Petrie answer the question, “What’s it really like to work with Meryl Streep?"

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