Winterhur Museum $2 admission

Winterthur offers $2 admission to SNAP members

Staff Writer Culture, Headlines

  Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library now offers $2 admission for up to four people  to those who receive the modern version of food stamps. The goal, through Museums for All and ACCESS Delaware, is to allow people who may not otherwise be able to afford admission a chance to visit regularly and enjoy the art, nature and history  Winterthur …

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 …

Conference hailing Black musicians, composers taking place in Wilmington

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The Choir School of Delaware is helping to organize a conference celebrating Black music in all genres.   For four days this week, Grace United Methodist Church in Wilmington will be alive with the sounds of the first conference ever designed to shine a light on the contributions and accomplishments of Black musicians and composers. “Bent, but not Broken,” will …

A baker’s dozen of things to look forward to in 2022

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis visiting Winterthur’s Montmorenci foyer while she was First Lady.   From golf pros descending on Wilmington Country Club, to new shows and amenities at area theaters and cultural institutions, to the latest restaurant moves, Delaware has a lot to look forward to in 2022. With the end of the year fogged by a surge of COVID-19 testing …

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 …

Santa brings back many beloved area Christmas traditions

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

Longwood Gardens’ 2021 Christmas display focuses on a Fire and Ice theme. Photo by Becca Mathias   Christmas tours and displays that were curtailed or eliminated by the pandemic last year are back in more of the holiday spirit this year. Some features are still on hold, and masking and social distancing may limit attendance and activities.  (Edwards Christmas Village, …

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 …

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 …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – July 11, 2021

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”https://delawarelive.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/DelawareLive-July-11.pdf” title=”DelawareLive-July 11″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines List of Bond Bill’s community projects still unpublished 9/11 charity …