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Sun, Mar 20


Virtual Encounter

Italian Gardens

(New York 2pm, Chicago 1pm, Los Angeles 11am) Guest speaker Amy Kupec-Larue 7pm start in Europe to accommodate DST - US times unchanged

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Italian Gardens
Italian Gardens

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Mar 20, 2022, 7:00 PM GMT+1

Virtual Encounter


About the Event

Join Garden expert, Amy Kupec Larue for a presentation focusing on how Italian garden art evolved, spreading not only around Italy but across its borders. Near Rome, the importance of display along with the drama, emotion and illusions experienced in the Baroque gardens such as Orsini’s pagan Sacro Bosco reflect the changing times at the end of the 16th & early 17th centuries. The arrival of the picturesque landscape will be late in coming but well worth the wait, fueled by new discoveries, better transportation and fearless plant hunters. We will wrap up with a look at some contemporary gardens and sculpture parks well worth discovering on your next trip to the Peninsula.

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