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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the early drafts and shaped the document’s final text. Visitors are introduced to the crucial figures who played a role in shaping the Constitution – from James Madison to James Wilson,...

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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and a reproduction of one of the 12 surviving copies of the Bill of Rights in the George H.W. Bush Gallery. The original Bill of Rights, which was exhibited at the Center between 2014 and 2017, is...

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A needle's eye in a pond, a Greek temple in the garden, an Ottoman tent sitting on a hill—these are just a few of the inspirations for our upcoming, first-ever outdoor exhibition Follies: Architectural Whimsy in the Garden! The exhibition showcases whimsical and classic garden structures located throughout the Winterthur estate.   Follies are architectural constructions,...

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Made in Montgomery County Exhibit

Nov 15, 2018 - Feb 1, 2019

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From food to furniture to fine art, Montgomery County has been the site of production of nearly every type of item you can imagine.  Our county has played host to countless artisans in the 18th Century who produced the early products for home and hearth.  It evolved with the times and became the home for many larger factories and industries in the 19th and 20th Centuries.  And,...

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Merryll Saylan: This Is Your Life November 2, 2018 – January 19, 2019   Curated by Glenn Adamson   The Center for Art in Wood is pleased to present the work of renowned wood artist Merryll Saylan in an exhibition celebrating the timeline of her career. When she began turning in the 1970s, Saylan was one of few women in the craft field. While her contemporaries...

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From the 1600s to the present, dinnerware designs have been inspired by nature. Everything from painted butterflies and hand-modeled flowers to molded seashells can be found on a fascinating range of dishes and plates. Whether it’s a recipe for “Barbecued Fawn,” fabulous tureens in the shapes of various animals, or instructions on how to fold a napkin so that it resembles a...

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Embroidery: The Thread of History

Nov 15, 2018 - Jan 6, 2019

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Opening October 5, 2018 * Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery History can be defined as a series of events that are remembered and preserved through time. This exhibit explores the use of embroidery as historical documents that can deepen our understanding of women’s lives. It considers how needlework has been used to remember the past, document the present, and look forward to the...

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Working Conditions Featuring: cinematic savage | CYJO | Rebecca Goldschmidt | Shizu Homma | Cynthia X. Hua | Sarah Khan | Tiffany Lin | Lewanda Lim | Lisa Pradhan | Shellie Zhang September 4  – December 15, 2018 Monday - Friday, 10am-6pm   Asian American lives are shaped by the concept of labor, whether working in factories overseas, as caretakers in the United...

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From Brooklyn’s Coney Island to the counterculture of 1960s South Street in Philadelphia, Eddie Funk fought to make a name for himself, protect the freedoms of tattoo artists, and share his legacy with the world. Discover Eddie’s influence in this limited exhibit, featuring rare flash personal mementos, and other authentic memorabilia seldom put on public display.

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