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Clocks at Winterthur Museum

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The 2016 Ward Francillion Symposium will be held October 6 – 8, 2016, at the Winterthur Museum in Wilmington, DE. The symposium is sponsored by the National Association of Watch & Clock Collectors (NAWCC) and will focus exclusively on the museum’s horological pieces.

Winterthur is one of America’s top-rated house museums and boasts a premier collection of 90,000 decorative and fine arts objects made or used in the USA between 1640 and 1860.

A lineup of eminent speakers will address important clocks and watches in the collection, highlighting their makers, regions, craftsmanship, and cultural significance.

The public is welcome and registration is open to all. For more information click here.

Free Webinars Offered by NAWCC

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NAWCC-webinars

The National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors is offering an ongoing program of free webinars covering a wide variety of horological topics. These presentations offer you an excellent opportunity to hear speakers from across the country, right from the comfort of your own home.

For details, more information, and to view past webinars click here.

What’s a “Webinar?” It’s a lecture or presentation that is broadcast live over the internet and viewable on your computer. You can access the web broadcast live or if  more convenient, view the recorded version later.

After you register, you’ll receive an immediate email confirmation and later a follow-up email reminder on the day of the webinar. The email notice will include link to join the presentation. In case you’re not able to view the program live, you can register in advance and afterwards receive a follow-up email with a direct link to the recording.

To check out the system requirements for your computer click this link. 

Visit the NAWCC Museum Collection From Your Home

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Did you know…

BLOG-NAWCC-#2_explorecollectionyou can visit the entire collection at the National Watch & Clock Museum from the comfort of your own home? With a click of your mouse or a touch of your finger, you can explore the Museum’s online database containing thousands of objects and images.

You’re invited to join Museum Director Noel Poirier for a “how-to” on using the Museum’s Online Collection Database. The event takes place on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at 7pm EST.  There is no charge for the webinar.

After registering, you’ll receive a confirmation email with details about joining the webinar. Be sure you view system requirements before logging on to confirm that you’ll be able to access the program. This information will be found in registration link and registration confirmation. If you can’t attend this webinar live, and would like to view a recording of it,  just register for the webinar and you will be automatically notified when a recording is available.

Register online here. For more Information, or to register, contact Katie Knaub: (717) 684-8261, ext. 237 • kknaub@nawcc.org