October 10: Boston–Michael Van Valkenburgh

October 10: Boston–Michael Van Valkenburgh

    August 30, 2019



    The Monacelli Press

Date: Thursday, October 10
Time: 5:30PM to 7PM
Location: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Living Room, 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115

Join us for an intimate talk with Michael Van Valkenburgh, designer of the Monk’s Garden, who reveals his sketches, models, and the total evolution of the space into the dreamlike, contemplative space we now enjoy. His book, Designing a Garden, also explores the origins of Van Valkenburgh’s love of landscape and the plants in his family farm in Upstate New York, and how this has influenced his intuitions as a designer.

Remarks begin at 6 PM. A book signing will follow.

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