Southern Garden History Society regularly publishes events held by nonprofits and organizations that are of interest to our members. These events include symposiums, lectures and tours that provide participants with a greater appreciation of garden history and restoration.
Requests for listings in our events calendar should be sent to Peggy Cornett, Magnolia editor.
Now through August 1, 2021. Exhibition at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA): “Virginia Arcadia: The Natural Bridge in American Art,” explores the artistic portrayal of this spectacular 400-million-year-old geological formation and natural landmark. Museum is located at 200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd., Richmond, VA 23220. Visit: www.VMFA.museum.
Now through September 1, 2021. “Beautiful Work: The Art of Greenwich Gardens and Landscapes,” an exhibition at the Greenwich Historical Society of original landscape design plans, artworks, furniture, gardening and farming tools, as well as photographs and archival objects documenting the story of a variety of Greenwich landscapes, from the gardens created for scions of industry who commissioned Greenwich’s Great Estates, to humble and hand-planted backyard vegetable gardens. Landscape designs of the Colonial Revival and the Country Life Movement by the Olmsted Brothers, Marian Cruger Coffin, Warren Manning, Ellen Shipman, and others are included. For more information or tickets call (203) 869-6899 or visit: www.greenwichhistory.org.
June 5-13, 2021.Philadelphia Flower Show. The nation’s largest and longest-running horticultural event will move outdoors for the first time, making the 2021 show a history-making experience that will incorporate the beautiful Fred Law Olmsted landscape of FDR Park in Philadelphia. Visit: https://phsonline.org/the-flower-show