Lectures - Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library



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Hermes Mallea, photo by Rick Guidotti

Lecture: "Havana Living Today: Cuban Home Style Now"

Tuesday, May 8

6:00 pm, Copeland Lecture Hall


Winterthur welcomes back Hermes Mallea as he presents both stylish homes that survived the Cuban Revolution and innovative Havana interiors created in recent years in this revitalizing city. See some of Cuba's finest and most fascinating interiors. Purchase tickets online or call 800.448.3883. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember.

Scenes of Chinese figures in outdoor settings decorate this tureen and stand. Gift of Leo A. and Doris C. Hodroff 2003.47.18a-c

Winterthur 101 Lecture: "From Idea to Installation: Creating an Exhibition"

Sunday, May 20

1:00, Copeland Lecture Hall


Did you know that an exhibition can take years to create and involve dozens of people? Join senior Curator of Ceramics and Glass Leslie Grigsby, curator of Dining by Design: Nature Displayed on the Dinner Table, to learn what was involved—from picking and conserving objects to laying out display cases and selecting wall colors and more—in bringing Dining by Design to life. Members free. $15 per nonmember.

Ladies writing desk, ca.1795-1810. Museum purchase 1957.0068

Lecture: "Hepplewhite and Sheraton: Ordinary Artisans, Extraordinary Impact"

Sunday, June 3

1:00 pm, Copeland Lecture Hall


Hepplewhite and Sheraton: the fame of these two figures rests on the design books that bear their names, but who were George Hepplewhite and Thomas Sheraton? Join Brock Jobe, Winterthur's Professor of American Decorative Arts Emeritus, for a fascinating look at two familiar names with unfamiliar backgrounds. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember.

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