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    XPN Welcomes Unity by Design: Midcentury Modernism at Winterthur

    Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

    5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52), Wilmington, DE 19807

    Tuesday May 21st 2019 to Sunday July 28th 2019

    • Sundays

      10:00AM to 5:00PM

    • Tuesdays

      10:00AM to 5:00PM

    • Wednesdays

      10:00AM to 5:00PM

    • Thursdays

      10:00AM to 5:00PM

    • Fridays

      10:00AM to 5:00PM

    • Saturdays

      10:00AM to 5:00PM

    Now through July 28, 2019

    Winterthur has a secret. Scattered throughout the various offices, storage rooms, and libraries of our extensive campus is a midcentury modern furniture collection. Represented in this group of furnishings is an incredible spectrum of Knoll and Herman Miller objects purchased as early as 1957. Unity by Design explores the perceived juxtaposition of midcentury modernism at an institution rooted in traditional Americana.


    This lived collection of approximately 150 objects provides an exciting opportunity to both evaluate how American design operates in a cross-generational context and explore how midcentury modernism was and is experienced.

    Visitors will be wrapped up in a midcentury modern interior as they explore the evolution of this distinctly American design movement. Exhibit is in the Society of Winterthur Fellows Gallery. Included with admission. Members free.

    Photo Credit: Courtesy of Winterthur

    $6 - $20
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