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

Betsy Price Culture, 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 Price Education, Headlines

Winterthur’s longtime head of gardening has been named the estate’s 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 …