All lectures are in the Copeland Auditorium at the Visitor Center.

Program & Schedule

Public Welcome - Registration Not Limited to NAWCC or Winterthur Members



 10 A.M. - 5 P.M. Visitor Center, Pick Up Registration Packets

 10 A.M. - 3 P.M. House Museum. Small-group one-hour general introductory tours.  Advanced  reservations required via Winterthur staff.

 10 A.M. and 2 P.M.  Custom Clock Tours, 5-person two-hour, $50/person, advanced signup.

 5:00   Visitor Center, opening reception, with complimentary beer, wine and snacks

 6:00  Welcome by Bob Frishman, Symposium Chairman

 6:15   Linda Eaton, Brief Introduction to Made in the Americas exhibit

 6:25   Dennis Carr, Overview of "Made in the Americas" Exhibit at Winterthur Museum

 6:40   Morrison Heckscher,  Comparing Clocks of Winterthur & the Metropolitan Museum

 7:30   Conclusion of evening events


 8:00     Visitor Center open, morning coffee
 8:45      Welcome by Dave Roselle,  Executive Director, Winterthur Museum and Garden

 8:50      Jeff Goff,  Introduction to Winterthur Museum
 9:00      Joshua Lane & Ann Wagner, Highlights of Winterthur’s Horological Collections
 9:30      Charles Hummel, Dominy Family and Clockshop
 10:00   Frank L. Hohmann III & Donald Fennimore, Claggett's Masterpiece at the Redwood
 10:45    Morning break
 11:00    Mark Anderson, Conservation of a Peter Stretch Clock
 11:30    Lisa Minardi, New Discoveries in Pennsylvania Clock Cases and Painted Dials
 12.00    Elisabeth Mallin, Clocks of Germantown, Pennsylvania

 12:30    Visitor Center lunch, voucher in registration packet

 1:30      Richard Ketchen, Simon Willard Tall-Clock Movement Details
 2:15       Jeffrey Lock, Rittenhouse Engraved Dials, close-up engraving video
                & Ron Hoppes, Movement of Winterthur’s Rittenhouse Clock
 3:15      Afternoon Break
 3:35      Gary Sullivan, Clockmaking in Rhode Island
 4:15      Philip Zimmerman, Delaware Clocks and Clockmakers
 5:00     End of Day’s Presentations


 8:00     Visitor Center open, morning coffee
 8:45      Bob Frishman, Introduction of day’s program
 9:00     David Wood, Variations on a Theme: The "Diamond-Head" Timepiece
 9:45      Robert Cheney, Simon Willard Eight-day Clocks: Roxbury Meets the River Mersey
 10:30    Morning break
 10:45    Philip Poniz, Pocket Watches at Winterthur, How They Were Made

 11:45    Visitor Center Lunch, voucher in registration packet

 1:15       Jonathan Snellenburg, French George Washington Clocks
 2:00      Philip Morris, Eli Terry and Wooden Movement Clocks
 2:45      Afternoon break
 3:00      Richard Newman, Watch Papers in the Winterthur Archives
 3:30       Bob Frishman, Riggs Company Records in the Winterthur Archives
 4:00      End of Day’s Presentations


Wilmington Country Club, 4825 Kennett Pike

                  (Jackets requested for men)

 6:00     Cocktail Reception. Complimentary light refreshments, cash bar
 7:00     Banquet, Seated Dinner

 8:30     Brief Remarks, Dave Rosell,  Executive Director, Winterthur Museum, Library & Garden

 8:40    Thomas Allen, James Arthur Lecture, “What Do Clocks Have to Do With Time?"
 9:30     End of Program

* Please note: because of the many expert speakers and the very full schedule, each presenter will use their entire time for their lectures. Like TED talks, there will be no Q&A during the program.  Speakers will be available at other times for conversations with attendees.

   SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2016

 10 A.M. - 3 P.M. House Museum. Small-group one-hour general tours -
                         10 participants maximum, advance reservations required.

 10 A.M. and 2 P.M. Custom Clock Tours, 5-person two-hour, $50/person, advanced signup.

 10 A.M. - 4 P.M. Visit to NAWCC Museum in Columbia, PA (60 miles from Winterthur)

Street clock at Wilmington Country Club.

Entrance to Wilmington Country Club

Copeland Auditorium

All lectures, except Saturday evening, take place in Winterthur's Copeland Auditorium.