Programs: Calendar June 2014
Learn principles of creative container design and techniques for effective installation and maintenance to create a custom container that will give your porch, patio, deck, or garden a splash of color all summer long. Choose unusual sun- or shade-loving plants to combine in your own design.
Takes place at the Barnes Arboretum, 300 N. Latch’s Lane, Merion, PA 19066.
Reserve tickets online or call 215.278.7200.
Albert and Laura Barnes built an impressive teaching garden with several champion trees, unusual ferns, and many rare and wonderful plants that have influenced generations of horticulturists.
Be among the first to view The Order of Things, which presents three large-scale installations by internationally renowned artists Mark Dion, Judy Pfaff, and Fred Wilson. Each of these works, commissioned for the show, is inspired by the unusual way that Dr. Albert C. Barnes chose to display his collection.
Philly’s own King Britt will present a live, improvised sonic presentation along with bassist Anthony Tidd, guitarist Chuck Treece and keyboardist Damon Bennett.
6–9 pm public opening 2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway $25; Patron-level, Contributor-level, and student members $20; Supporter-level members and above free
Collection and exhibition admission included.
Book tickets online or call 215.278.7200.
The Corporate Council program invites members to an evening of networking and professional development. Mingle and see the new exhibition, The Order of Things.
Reserve: 215.278.7120 or firstname.lastname@example.org