Artists and Gardens: A Day of Art and Horticulture

Saturday, May 16, 2015, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Historic Landmark Building and the Arboretum at the Barnes Foundation

 

In conjunction with The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887 – 1920, PAFA and the Arboretum at the Barnes Foundation have partnered to present an engaging and insightful day celebrating art, horticulture, and their historical influence upon one another.  Attendees will begin their day at PAFA with a private tour of the exhibition led by Dr. Anna O. Marley, Curator of The Artist’s Garden, and Nicole Juday, Horticulture Education and Programs Manager at the Arboretum at the Barnes Foundation.  After the tour, expert scholars and historians will present on engaging topics such as “Designing Paradise: Women Landscape Architects” and “The Garden in Image and Word”.  During the mid-day break, attendees will travel to the Arboretum at the Barnes Foundation in Merion and be treated to lunch on the grounds, followed by private tours exploring the gardens and afternoon break out lectures on topics such as “Lost Gardens of the Main Line” and “Color in the Garden”.

Full Schedule for Artists and Gardens: A Day of Art and Horticulture

8:30 a.m.: Registration check-in begins

9:00 a.m.: Private tour of The Artist's Garden with Dr. Anna O. Marley, Curator of Historical American Art at PAFA and Nicole Juday, Horticulture Education and Programs Manager at the Arboretum at the Barnes Foundation

10:00 a.m.: Judith Tankard, Landscape Historian - Designing Paradise: Women Landscape Architects and the American Country House Garden

11:00 a.m.: John Dixon Hunt, Professor of the History and Theory of Landscape, Emeritus Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania -  The Garden in Word and Image:  A Context for "The Artist's Garden" and American Impressionism

12:00 p.m.: Lunch pick up and travel to the Arboretum at the Barnes Foundation in Merion

2:00 p.m.: Jeff Groff, Director of Public Programs at the Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library - Lost Gardens of the Main Line and Their Designers, 1880 - 1930

3:00 p.m.: Jenny Rose Carey, Director of Meadowbrook Farm - Color in the Garden 

Registration price includes program entry, boxed lunch, and transportation to and from PAFA to the Arboretum at the Barnes Foundation. 

Registration after February 1, 2015: $95 General Admission, $85.50 for PAFA and The Barnes Foundation Members

 

To Register, please call 215-391-4806

Photo:  Class in the garden of Hugh Henry Breckenridge, ca 1910

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