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Great Homes and Gardens Series

Great Homes and Gardens Series
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, March 12, 2019 (All day)

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

  • Interior by Henri Samuel
  • Robert Mappelthorpe Tulip
  • Havana Interior with Garden Views

Upcoming events

This is the second program in the Great Homes and Gardens Lecture Series. 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. Beginning in 2011, he encountered stylish Havana houses brimming with personality,...
Thursday 28 February - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Visitor Center Theater
Simulcast $5

Tickets in the Theater are sold out.  Seating is available in a simulcast location, where visitors will view a live video feed from the Visitor Center Theater. 

 

Simulcast tickets are $5. 

Part of: Lectures and talks
This is the third program in the Great Homes and Gardens Lecture Series. 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.”  The gardens and the gardeners range from the White House and the Lambert and Mellon homes in Virginia,...
Thursday 7 March - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Visitor Center Theater
Simulcast $5

Tickets in the Theater are sold out.  Seating is available in a simulcast location, where visitors will view a live video feed from the Visitor Center Theater.

Part of: Lectures and talks
This is the fourth and final program in the Great Homes and Gardens Lecture Series. 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. As a visual art, photography came...
Tuesday 12 March - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Visitor Center Theater
Simulcast $5

Tickets in the Theater are sold out.  Seating is available in a simulcast location, where visitors will view a live video feed from the Visitor Center Theater. 

 

Simulcast tickets are $5. 

Part of: Lectures and talks