Lectures, Tours, Events
Picturing the American GardenRegister Now!
Friday, October 26, 2012; 6:30 pm Reception; 7:00 pm Lecture
Sponsored by Hyde Park Mouldings
Co-Sponsored by The Garden Conservancy
Sam Watters presents in his illustrated lecture the story of celebrity photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952) who pioneered garden photography at the turn of the 20th century. For two decades, Johnston photographed estate gardens, from Rhode Island to Virginia, from New York to California, and produced colored lantern slides she projected at garden clubs, museums, and societies to promote a more beautiful America.
Location: Library at the General Society, 20 West 44th Street, New York, NY. Space is limited, reservations recommended. To reserve, call the ICAA reservations line at (212) 730-9646, ext. 109 or register online.
Cost/Learning Unit: FREE for ICAA members and employees of professional members firms; FREE for members of The Garden Conservancy; FREE for full-time students with current ID; $30 for the general public. 1 AIA/CES CEH is available.
To learn more about The Garden Conservancy visit www.gardenconservancy.org