Historic Landscapes Professional Development

Historic Landscapes Symposium
Telling the Garden's Story
October 15-17, 2014  I  Wilmington, DE
Hosted by Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library
THANK YOU to everyone who attended the 2014 Historic Landscapes Symposium

2014 Symposium Presentations:

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Session 1: Garden Palimpsest: Telling the Garden’s Story in the Physical Layers of the Landscape
Louis Bauer – Wave Hill Botanic Garden (presenting on Greenwood Gardens) (Click Here for presentation)
Lucinda Brockway – The Trustees of Reservations (Click Here for presentation)
Betsy Collins – Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
 (Click Here for presentation)

Session 2: Historic Gardens, Historic Plants: Perspectives in Living Collections Planning and Management
Shari Edelson – The Arboretum at Penn State (Click Here for presentation)
Laurie Metzger – Longwood Graduate Fellow, University of Delaware (Click Here for presentation)

Session 3: Gaining Support for the Garden as a Critical Facet of a Historic Property
Parker Andes – Biltmore Estate (Click Here for presentation)
Patrick Larkin – Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art (Click Here for presentation)
Linda Eirhart –  Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library (Click Here for presentation)

Friday, October 17, 2014

Session 4: Strength in Numbers: Garden Tourism/Marketing Collaborations (Click here for presentations from Marnie, Molly, and Brian)
Molly Barker – Casa del Herrero 
Richard Benfield – Central Connecticut State University (Click Here for presentation)
Brian Malcolm – Parkwood Estate 
Marnie Conley – Longwood Gardens 

Session 5: Historic Landscapes 2.0: Telling Garden Histories Online
Eleanor Gould –  Monticello (Click Here for presentation)
Cynthia Brown and Kate Fox – Smithsonian Gardens’ Archives  of American Gardens (Click Here for presentation)
Matthew Traucht– The Cultural Landscape Foundation (Click Here for presentation)

Session 6: Plant Records for Historic Gardens & Landscapes
Amy Highland – Mt. Cuba Center (Click Here for presentation)

Session 7: Modern Storage of Past Memories: Digital Preservation of Archival Records
Ian Simpkins – Vizcaya Museum and Gardens (Click Here for presentation)
David Sleasman & Maureen McCadden – Longwood Gardens (Click Here for presentation)



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