Winterthur Artisan Market

Winterthur brings back its Artisan Market July 16-17

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

  Winterthur’s Artisan Market will return July 16-17 with more than 100 vendors scattered in five locations around the grounds. Guests can walk to them or ride a trolley along the garden pathway to quicker access, with entertainment giving the event more of an old-fashioned festival feel. Last year’s inaugural event was a raging success, partly because the 5,000-plus attendees …

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Winterthur’s Yuletide to feature Jackie O tree, Wednesday night fire pits

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

The Chinese parlor will be decorated as it was when the du Ponts entertained there.   As Winterthur Museum’s annual Yuletide Tour returns, it will continue its self-guided tours, adding fire pits and jazz on Wednesday nights and a Jackie O tree to honor an upcoming exhibit about the former first lady. The holiday tours, which begin Nov. 20 and …

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Winterthur names longtime gardening guru Chris Strand as new CEO

Betsy PriceEducation, Headlines

Winterthur‚Äôs longtime head of gardening has been named the estate‚Äôs new director   Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library broke a long tradition of searching for new blood to head the former du Pont estate by naming its longtime gardening chief Chris Strand as the new director and CEO. Strand had been serving as the Brown Harrington director of Garden and …