Exhibits in the Garden


Exhibits in the Garden

About This Issue: Exhibits in the Garden

Gwen L. Stauffer
The executive director of Ganna Walska Lotusland shares her thoughts on what makes exhibitions successful during these challenging economic times.

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Making Music, Making Art, Making a Garden

Susan T. Greenstein
Ten years ago, Toronto's famed Music Garden welcomed its first visitors. Enjoy this look back on the making of a public garden that celebrates Bach and a unique approach to garden design.

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Exhibitions as a Way In

Madelaine Zadik
The Botanic Garden of Smith College capitalizes on campus-wide expertise and collaboration to produce an array of unique exhibits that engage visitors with plants in unexpected ways.

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Darwin Exhibition Bridges All Aspects of Garden’s Mission

Todd Forrest and Karen Daubmann
An extensive Garden-wide exhibition at The New York Botanical Garden set a new standard for creating rich, interdisciplinary programs that draw new audiences, introduce new ideas, educate, and inspire.

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Dealing with Donated Sculpture in the Public Garden

Carter van Dyke and Jurgita Tamutyte
Staying true to your public garden's mission, while trying to fulfill your donors' wishes—a delicate balancing act is put into perspective.

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The Collections Connection: How Desert Botanical Garden is Engaging Visitors

Elaine McGinn
The director of planning and exhibits describes there markable collaborations that ushered in a new era of exhibition development in response to increasingly sophisticated public expectations for exhibit excellence.


Dallas Blooms: A Blockbuster Show

Dave Forehand and Jimmy Turner
Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2009, this outstanding flower show's secrets of success are revealed.

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Big Exhibits: Creating Growth for a Small Arboretum

Rick Colbert and Betsey Ney
Tyler Arboretum's board and staff 's leap of faith is rewarded, and special outdoor temporary exhibits become part of its organizational culture.

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The Morris Arboretum Garden Railway

Paul W. Meyer
Now in its twelfth season, this entertaining exhibit has become a favorite family tradition that continuously introduces the Arboretum to new audiences.

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Events at Public Gardens: Is Bigger Better?

Miriam Pinsker
A graduate student reports on the findings of her master's thesis, which involved the candid anonymous feedback of twenty-six directors of large public gardens.

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Icing the Cake: Planning for Exhibits in your Garden

Cindy Tyler
A landscape design expert describes how garden audiences benefit when diverse exhibit ideas and plants are brought together to produce magical results.

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NAPCC Collection Profile

Mark Weathington
The Arboretum's assistant director/curator of collections discusses the role of Cercis (redbud) in its collection and important collaborations with NAPCC.

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Celebrating the Global Garden: Happy Birthday to Kew

Katie Elzer-Peters
Few gardens can discuss a quarter of a millennium's worth of history and plant collections; staff members at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew reflect on a remarkable milestone.

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Growing Greener

Janet Marinelli
Answers to Your Questions About Sustainability

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