Great Homes and Gardens Lecture Series

VC Theater : Tue 2/12/19 6:30PM - Tue 3/12/19 6:30PM

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Great Homes and Gardens Lecture Series

Escape Washington's dreary winter by immersing yourself in the stories of luscious gardens and graceful estates.

Prices listed below are for the four-part lecture series. Click a title below to purchase a single program.

Tuesday, February 12: Henri Samuel: Master of the French Interior
Thursday, February 28: Havana Living Today: Cuban Home Style Now
Thursday, March 7: The Gardens of Bunny Mellon
Tuesday, March 12: The Photographer in the Garden


Henri Samuel: Master of the French Interior Tuesday, February 12, 2019 6:30PM   ·   More Info »
Henri Samuel: Master of the French Interior

“I always admired his perfect taste.” –Hubert de Givenchy. Acclaimed for his mastery of historic design, Henri Samuel is considered one of the most important French interior designers of the twentieth century.

Note: This is the first part of the Great Homes and Gardens series.

Price listed is for individual lecture. Click here to purchase the four-part series.



Havana Living Today: Cuban Home Style Now Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:30PM   ·   More Info »
Havana Living Today: Cuban Home Style Now

Architect Hermes Mallea spent several years documenting Havana’s landmark historic homes and was stunned to discover that gracious family life had not disappeared with the Cuban Revolution.

Note: This is the second part of the Great Homes and Gardens series.

Price listed is for individual lecture. Click here to purchase the four-part series.



The Gardens of Bunny Mellon Thursday, March 7, 2019 6:30PM   ·   More Info »
The Gardens of Bunny Mellon

Linda Jane Holden will reveal the story of family—a family of gardeners—and the noblesse oblige and talents of Rachel Lambert Mellon, now known to many simply as “Bunny.”

Note: This is the third part of the Great Homes and Gardens series.

Price listed is for individual lecture. Click here to purchase the four-part series.



The Photographer in the Garden Tuesday, March 12, 2019 6:30PM   ·   More Info »
The Photographer in the Garden

When the eighteenth-century poet Alexander Pope observed that “all gardening is landscape painting,” he was conflating the art of organizing nature on a canvas with the art of organizing nature itself, according to man’s design.

Note: This is the fourth and final program of the Great Homes and Gardens series.

Price listed is for individual lecture. Click here to purchase the four-part series.



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