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Winterthur’s Jackie Kennedy exhibit now open

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Winterthur’s new exhibit is touted as the behind-the-scenes story of the White House restoration in 1961-62. Winterthur Museum will be sprinkled with a bit of fairy dust from Camelot throughout the rest of the year. The estate on Saturday opened its new exhibit, “Jacqueline Kennedy and Henry Francis du Pont: From Winterthur to the White House,” touted as the behind-the-scenes …

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Winterthur’s 2022 Jackie O exhibit to be based on letters in archive

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

This tree in Winterthur’s Yuletide tour recreates one that Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis created in the White House. Winterthur’s big exhibit for 2022 will bring Jackie O to Delaware. “Jacqueline Kennedy and Henry Francis du Pont: From Winterthur to the White House,” which runs May 7 to Jan. 8, 2023, will follow the former First Lady and the country’s biggest collector of …

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Longtime Winterthur Museum curator Linda Eaton dies

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Linda Eaton   Linda Eaton, a longtime textiles curator at Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library, has died. Eaton, the retired John T. and Marjorie McGraw director of collections, had worked at Winterthur for more than 30 years, retiring at the end of 2020. She died from a long-term illness, according to a press release from Winterthur. At the former du …