Community Calendar

Jun
20
Thu
Costuming THE CROWN Lecture: “The Royal Family and Ships of State: The Politics of Ocean Liner Design and Decoration” @ Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Jun 20 @ 12:15 PM – 1:15 PM

June 20, 12:15–1:15 pm

Since the inception of ocean liners in the 19th century, the British Royal Family has frequently highlighted their potential to be floating examples of the nation's political might, technological advancement, and sophisticated design. Join maritime historian Christian Roden as he explores the history of these vessels and their close relationship to the kings and queens of England. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember. Call 800.448.3883.

Jul
10
Wed
New! Tailgate Tours @ Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Jul 10 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

June 6, July 10, and August 13, 5:30–7:00 pm

Explore the Winterthur Estate on this leisurely stroll through the garden and estate guided by one of our staff members and hear about Winterthur's history, design, and plants. Then stop at our tailgate for some refreshments in picturesque locations to enjoy hors d'oeuvres along with a selection of hard and soft beverages. June 6 theme is "Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden" with exhibition curator Carol Long; July 10 theme is "An American Country Place: Winterthur History" with Estate Historian Jeff Groff; August 13 theme is "Hydrangeas in Summer" with Interpretive Horticulturist Suzanne French. $30 per member and $35 per nonmember. Registration required. Call 800.448.3883 to reserve a spot.

Jul
13
Sat
Pollinator Workshop @ Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Jul 13 @ 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

June 1 and July 13, 10:00–11:00 am

Join the movement to help save the pollinators as well as all beneficial insects. Review the conservation importance of pollinators and learn key methods for converting a lawn into a pollinator-rich flower garden. Starter plugs will be available for purchase along with an overview of their growth and performance in the garden. The instructor will demonstrate methods of observation and monitoring and show you how to share this information online with others to become part of this unique community preserving these important insects. Each session will provide valuable information, but by attending all three sessions you will receive a broad introduction to pollinators and pollinator gardens. Admission is free to public!

Aug
13
Tue
New! Tailgate Tours @ Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Aug 13 @ 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

June 6, July 10, and August 13, 5:30–7:00 pm

Explore the Winterthur Estate on this leisurely stroll through the garden and estate guided by one of our staff members and hear about Winterthur's history, design, and plants. Then stop at our tailgate for some refreshments in picturesque locations to enjoy hors d'oeuvres along with a selection of hard and soft beverages. June 6 theme is "Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden" with exhibition curator Carol Long; July 10 theme is "An American Country Place: Winterthur History" with Estate Historian Jeff Groff; August 13 theme is "Hydrangeas in Summer" with Interpretive Horticulturist Suzanne French. $30 per member and $35 per nonmember. Registration required. Call 800.448.3883 to reserve a spot.