Mt. Cuba kestrels banded

Mt. Cuba’s 5 kestrel chicks get banded

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

      Mt. Cuba Center is generally known for its horticulture, but now it has good news for the avian world: A pair of its kestrels has sired five chicks. Kestrels, the smallest falcons in the U.S., have experienced as much as a 93% population decline since the 1960s, especially in the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions, according to …

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 …

With weekend Artisan Market a success, Winterthur plans to do it again

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

About 4,000 people turned out over the weekend to see Winterthur’s first Artisan Market. Winterthur Museum’s Artisan Market will return next year. The inaugural event over the weekend was a raging success, despite Saturday temperatures in the 90s with a  heat index from 102 to 105. Even with those withering temps, a line of marketgoers stretched from the visitors center …