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Gardens of the Arts & Crafts Movement - Judith Tankard Lecture

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

In this illustrated lecture, landscape scholar Judith B. Tankard surveys the inspiration, characteristics, and development of garden design during the Arts & Crafts Movement. Tankard presents a selection of houses and gardens of the era from Britain and the United States, with an emphasis on the diversity of designers who helped forge a truly distinct approach to garden design.

Her lecture is the first event in a series of exhibition programming for The Gardens of Rose Standish Nichols, 1890-1935 opening May 16, 2019 at the Nichols House Museum.

Judith B. Tankard is a landscape historian, award-winning author, and preservation consultant. She taught at the Landscape Institute of Harvard University for more than twenty years. She is the author or coauthor of ten books on landscape history, including Gardens of the Arts & Crafts Movement, Ellen Shipman and the American Garden, and Beatrix Farrand: Private Gardens, Public Landscapes. A popular lecturer in the United States and Britain, Judith is a speaker at symposia and conferences devoted to the preservation of historic landscapes.

Location:
New England Historic Genealogical Society
99 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

Sponsor(s): Nichols House Museum
Cost: $20 General, $15 Student or Member of NHM or NEHGS
Phone: 617-227-6993
Email: info@nicholshousemuseum.org
Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/judith-b-tankard-gardens-of-the-arts-crafts-movement-tickets-60473763655

Date Added: Thursday, May 09, 2019
All information is subject to change.

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