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SEEING OUR WORLD THROUGH GARDENS
2007 - 2008


Tuesday, October 9, 2007
ERIC T. HASKELL | Bio
Lasting Landscapes: A French Garden Preserved
An illustrated talk about one of the most dazzling, small-scale formal gardens held in private hands today in France. Brècy has been the object of one of the most successful landscape preservation projects in Europe. Books will be available for sale.

Monday, December 3, 2007
PAMELA BURTON | Web Site
Modernist Gardens
Renowned Los Angeles landscape architect talks about the international influences of historical design themes on modern gardens as depicted in her own work

Tuesday, January 22, 2008
JILL NOKES | Web Site | More Info
Yard Art & Handmade Places: Extraordinary Expressions of Home
Landscape designer and native plant expert, Jill Nokes, takes a look at the different ways people shape and organize the space around their homes - from sacred gardens to collectors' showcases to rustic landscapes - these special places of meaning create a personal expression visible to all

Tuesday, March 11, 2008
MARY PADUA
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Chinese Gardens: Illusions of Open Space
Chinese scholar, photographer, and California trained landscape architect, Mary Padua, returns from her six years in Hong Kong to share her deep knowledge of designed landscapes in Asian cities

Tuesday, April 22, 2008
NANCY GOSLEE POWER

The Ancient Gardens of India
Nancy will take us with her as she relives her recent trip to India and shares her reflections on the gardens of this ancient and modern civilization

Tuesday, May 13, 2008
JOHN WALSH

The Museum Sculpture Garden: Whose Idea Was That?
The Director Emeritus of the J. Paul Getty Museum addresses the post World War II explosion of sculpture gardens and parks built as annexes to museums and as independent outdoor museums. Which have been successful and what's next?