Christopher Wren Gothic Ceiling
Gothic ceiling, St. Stephen Walbrook, Christopher Wren, Architect, 1672-9, London, UK.

Our mission is to teach Fellows to:

  • Study the relationships of people and their things.
  • Advance scholarship via research, analysis, and interpretation.
  • Think about objects from interdisciplinary theories and perspectives.
  • Sharpen written, oral and visual communication skills.
  • Make a contribution to public humanities.



Winterthur Program in American Material Culture
Bertoia chair

Heather Hansen, Class of 2010, examining a walking wheel’s tensioning device during a Connoisseurship class.