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Alumni of the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture and the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture continue to follow diverse career paths in museums, antiques and auction houses, preservation organizations, historical societies, colleges and universities, libraries, businesses, and many other institutions. Alumni are eligible for membership in The Society of Winterthur Fellows, www.sowf.org. The Society of Winterthur Fellows (SOWF) is a non-profit membership organization open to alumni of the Winterthur Program in Early American Culture (WPEAC, Class of 1954 – Class of 2008), Winterthur Program in American Material Culture (WPAMC, Class of 2009 – Present) and the Winterthur / University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation (WUDPAC).

The Society of Winterthur Fellows supports the Winterthur Program’s interests, assists with job placement, and sponsors opportunities related to field visits, research and professional development. They also maintain an active email list and membership groups on Facebook and LinkedIn. Graduates have held distinguished positions at the following places, among others:

  • Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, PA
  • AECOM
  • American Swedish Historical Museum, PA
  • Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
  • Autry Museum of the American West, CA
  • Bard Graduate Center, NY
  • Brandywine River Museum of Art, PA
  • Brunk Auctions, NC
  • Carnegie Museum of Art, PA
  • Chester County Historical Society, PA
  • Chipstone Foundation, WI
  • Christies, Inc., NY and United Kingdom
  • The Creative Vision Factory, DE
  • The Chrysler Museum, VA
  • Cincinnati Art Museum, OH
  • The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, VA
  • Concord Museum, MA
  • Cooperstown Graduate Program, NY
  • Cleveland Museum of Art, OH
  • The Decorative Arts Trust, PA
  • The Denver Art Museum, CO
  • Detroit Institute of Arts, MI
  • DuSable Museum of African American History, IL
  • Florence Griswold Museum, CT
  • Fort Ticonderoga, NY
  • Freeman’s Auctions, PA
  • George Washington’s Mount Vernon, VA
  • Gilbert Collection, UK
  • Gunston Hall, VA
  • Hennepin History Museum, MN
  • Henry Ford Museum, MI
  • Historic Deerfield, MA
  • Historic Natchez Foundation, MS
  • Historic New England, MA
  • Historic New Orleans Collection, LA
  • Historic Philadelphia, Inc., PA
  • Historic Richmond Town, NY
  • Historical Society of Pennsylvania, PA
  • Incollect.com
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN
  • James Madison University, VA
  • Jayne Design Studio, NY
  • Johns Hopkins University, The Homewood Museum, MD
  • LancasterHistory.org, PA
  • Lancaster General Hospital, PA
  • Liberty Stoneware, NC and VA
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
  • Maryland Historical Society, MD
  • Maryland State Archives, MD
  • Mattatuck Museum, CT
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
  • Milwaukee Art Museum, WI
  • The Mint Museum, NC
  • Museum of the American Revolution, PA
  • Museum of Danish America, IA
  • Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA
  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Bayou Bend, TX
  • Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, VA
  • Mystic Seaport, The Museum of America and the Sea, CT
  • Nantucket Historical Association, MA
  • National Endowment for the Humanities, DC
  • National Park Service
  • National Portrait Gallery, DC
  • The Newark Museum, NJ
  • The New Hampshire Historical Society, NH
  • The New York Public Library, NY
  • New-York Historical Society, NY
  • New York State Council on the Arts, NY
  • New York Yacht Club, NY
  • Old Sturbridge Village, MA
  • Peabody Essex Museum, MA
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
  • Plimoth Plantation, MA
  • RGA, Inc. – Richard Grubb & Associates, Cultural Resource Consultants
  • Rosenbach Museum & Library, PA
  • Saint Louis Art Museum, MO
  • Shelburne Museum, VT
  • Smith College Museum of Art, MA
  • The Smithsonian Institution, DC
  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY
  • Sotheby’s, NY
  • The Speed Art Museum, KY
  • Stenton Mansion, Philadelphia, PA
  • Sumpter Priddy III, Inc., VA
  • Terra Foundation for American Art, IL
  • The Thomas Jefferson Memorial Foundation, VA
  • Trustees of Reservations, MA
  • University of California at Berkeley, CA
  • University of Delaware, DE
  • University of Massachusetts, MA
  • University of Miami, FL
  • University of Minnesota, Minnesota Digital Library, MN
  • University of Michigan, MI
  • University of Pennsylvania, PA
  • University of Texas at Austin, TX
  • Valparaiso University, IN
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, VA
  • Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, CT
  • Washington and Lee University, VA
  • The White House, DC
  • Whitney Museum of American Art, NY
  • WHYY
  • Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, DE
  • Wipiak Consulting & Appraisals, OH
  • Young, Conaway, Stargatt & Taylor LLP
  • Yale University, Yale University Art Gallery, CT

 

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Phone: (302) 831-2678

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