Friday, March 18, 2011

March at Winterthur - furniture museum, garden lecture, antique consultations + related articles

5 things to know about March at Winterthur - Hockessin, DE - The Community News:
"Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library has re-opened its door for the public to explore its gorgeous gardens and attractions.

And as if visiting the beautiful site wasn’t enough, Winterthur is spoiling guests with several events and exhibits in March. Without further ado, here’s five things to know about Winterthur and this month’s events."

History abounds About 60 years ago, collector and horticulturist Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969) opened his childhood home, Winterthur, to the public. Today, Winterthur is the premier museum of American decorative arts, including a collection of 85,000 objects made or used in America between about 1640 and 1860. The collection is displayed in a 175-room house.


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