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

Keynote Speaker: Charles Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR
Sponsored by Winterthur Garden and Landscape Society

Session 1: Garden Palimpsest: Telling the Garden’s Story in the Physical Layers of the Landscape
Quill Teal-Sullivan – Meadowburn Farm (Moderator); Louis Bauer – Wave Hill Botanic Garden (presenting on Greenwood Gardens); Lucinda Brockway – The Trustees of Reservations; Betsy Collins – Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

Session 2: Historic Gardens, Historic Plants: Perspectives in Living Collections Planning and Management
Linda Eirhart – Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library (moderator); Shari Edelson – The Arboretum at Penn State; Laurie Metzger – Longwood
Graduate Fellow, University of Delaware

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

Friday, October 17, 2014

Session 4: Strength in Numbers: Garden Tourism/Marketing Collaborations
Molly Barker – Casa del Herrero (moderator & presenter); Richard Benfield – Central Connecticut State University; Brian Malcolm – Parkwood Estate; Marnie Conley – Longwood Gardens

Session 5: Historic Landscapes 2.0: Telling Garden Histories Online
Joseph Cialdella – University of Michigan (moderator); Eleanor Gould –  Monticello; Cynthia Brown and Kate Fox – Smithsonian Gardens’ Archives  of American Gardens; Matthew Traucht– The Cultural Landscape Foundation

Session 6: Plant Records for Historic Gardens & Landscapes
Shari Edelson – The Arboretum at Penn State (moderator); Amy Highland – Mt. Cuba Center

Session 7: Modern Storage of Past Memories: Digital Preservation of Archival Records
Ian Simpkins – Vizcaya Museum and Gardens (moderator & presenter); David Sleasman & Maureen McCadden – Longwood Gardens


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