Lectures

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.


October

This talk will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The stunning embroidered leaf designs that grace NYBG Adult Education's Fall 2021-Winter 2022 catalog are the work of Virginia-based textile artist Hillary Waters Fayle. Get a more...
222CRF290O 10/21 Th 6:00pm-7:00pm Waters Fayle
ONLINE

November

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Known for his design talent and advocacy for social justice within urban spaces, David Rubin will share his concern that the connective tissue of our cities-the more...
222LAN801DO 11/01 Mo 6:30pm-7:30pm Rubin
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Oaks support more species of life than any other tree genus in North America, sustaining everything from acorn-collecting woodpeckers to caterpillars that dazzle like jewels. In more...
222HRT817O 11/02 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm Tallamy
ONLINE

Nestled on 13 acres in Greenwich, Connecticut, Sleepy Cat Farm represents a 25-year creative collaboration between owner Fred Landman and noted landscape architect Charles J. Stick. Together, they have fashioned a garden of surprise and intrigue and many influences-an undulating, more...
222LAN265B 11/16 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Landman
Stick
NYBG

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Once the third-most common tree in New York, native hemlocks have been dying at an alarming rate due to the infestation of the hemlock woolly more...
222NAT327 11/18 Th 6:00pm-7:30pm Gabel
ONLINE
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