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Wednesday, October 5, 2016 Join Assistant Conservator Lauren Fair and Estate Supervisor Rob Plankinton for a walking tour and discussion about Winterthur’s garden objects. They will be discussing current, future, and completed projects along with conservation practices. Join us for demonstrations, talks, and guided walks covering a wide range of gardening topics. These events begin […]

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Lauren Fair, Assistant Objects Conservator and Adjunct Faculty in Art Conservation writes: Each winter, before Delaware gets its first bout of freezing temperatures, the Garden Department teams up with Conservation to ensure several of our more delicate sculptures are covered for the winter months. Enclosures consist of painted plywood boxes with four walls and a slanted […]

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Does Winterthur recycle? The short answer to that question is yes. There are many different types of recycling though and the opportunities to conserve natural resources are improving all of the time. Here is what we are currently capturing in our waste stream: Most departments at Winterthur recycle the specialized items that are used in […]

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