Virtual Program: Beatrix Farrand: Garden Artist, Landscape Architect

Virtual Program: Beatrix Farrand: Garden Artist, Landscape Architect

Thu, Apr 7, 2022
2:00 PM- 3:00 PM

Beatrix Farrand, the only female founder of the American Society of Landscape Architects, is one of the most important landscape architects of the early twentieth century. Today, the scope of her work and her influence on the profession are widely acknowledged, and her gardens are being studied, restored, and opened to the public. A long-awaited updated edition of the 2009 definitive monograph, Beatrix Farrand: Garden Artist, Landscape Architect, chronicles the life and work of one of the most important figures in American landscape architecture. In this webinar, Judith Tankard will discuss the full breadth of the work of this iconic landscape architect.

DATE AND TIME
Thursday, April 7, 2022
2:00 p.m. Eastern

LOCATION
Live on Zoom

REGISTRATION
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A recording of this webinar will be sent to all registrants a few days after the event. 


About the Speaker
Judith B. Tankard is a landscape historian, preservation consultant, and the author or coauthor of ten books on historic gardens and garden designers, most recently Gardens of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Her other books include Ellen Shipman and the American Garden (winner of the J. B. Jackson Book Prize) and three works on Gertrude Jekyll. Tankard taught at the Landscape Institute of Harvard University for more than twenty years and served as a board member of the Beatrix Farrand Society. She’s a frequent lecturer on landscape history and a contributor to the British journal Hortus.