Throughout the year, NYBG Adult Education offers lectures in which outstanding landscape architects and designers present their signature works and insights, and internationally recognized speakers address topics of global interest related to the study, preservation, and appreciation of the plant kingdom.


Known for his diversity in residential, commercial, and institutional work, renowned landscape architect Eric D. Groft prides himself on a sense of regionalism, attention to the vernacular, and his work with cultural landscapes. Groft will explore the second generation of more...
242LAN265 12/12 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Groft


From Skyline to Shoreline: Imaginative Waterfronts of NYC
This year's Winter Lecture Series celebrates three distinguished individuals—Tom Balsley, Warrie Price, and Signe Nielsen—who have meaningfully contributed to New York City's green spaces over the past several decades, using innovative designs for more...
243LAN807A 01/25 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Balsley

Hunters Point South Park, once a barren post-industrial site, has emerged as an international model for resilient waterfronts that is both urban and other-worldly. Designed by world-renowned landscape architect Tom Balsley, FASLA, this park embraces the shoreline of NYC's east more...
243LAN807B 01/25 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Balsley
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