A Lasting Legacy: Sixty Years of Winterthur Graduate Programs

A Lasting Legacy: Sixty Years of Winterthur Graduate Programs

Commemorating the nation’s most successful university-museum partnership, A Lasting Legacy explores the changing roles of conservation and curatorial scholarship over the past 60 years.

For nearly six decades, the University of Delaware and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library have guided two groundbreaking graduate programs—the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture (begun in 1952 as the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture) and the Winterthur-University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (begun in 1974). Arguably, no academic programs have had a greater impact on American museums over the last half century. Read more on Winterthur’s website.

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