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.


March

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Britt Zuckerman is Senior Landscape Architect at Dirtworks-a NY Landscape Architecture practice dedicated to creating spaces that bridge differences in age, ability, and culture through shared more...
213LAN265FO 03/16 Tu 1:00pm-2:00pm Zuckerman
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Three prominent experts come together for a lively exchange celebrating the ways in which chefs, artists, and plant breeders can promote diversity in the plants that more...
213HRT824O 03/23 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm Mazourek
Woodin
Barber
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
For landscape designer and composer Larry Weaner, garden design and music composition have much in common. While one may be visual and the other sonic, both more...
213GAR801DO 03/25 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Weaner
ONLINE

April

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
The Tokachi Millennium Forest on Hokkaido, Japan's northernmost island,is an ecological project with a 1,000-year sustainable vision. Celebrated landscape designer Dan Pearson contributed to the master more...
214LAN815O 04/01 Th 10:00am-11:00am Pearson
Shintani
ONLINE

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As a young enslaved girl in the swampy wetlands and upland forests of Dorchester County, Maryland, Harriet Tubman learned to navigate different ecosystems, mimic the sounds more...
214NAT361O 04/13 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm Crenshaw
ONLINE

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Guest Curator Mika Yoshitake discusses the organic forms central to Kusama's unique vision that integrates nature and human nature, the earthly and the cosmic. Emphasizing the more...
214HRT924O 04/15 Th 11:00am-12:00pm Yoshitake Ph.D.
ONLINE

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Join Robin Jess and Carol Woodin (ASBA's Botanical Art Techniques), Dick Rauh (The Science Behind Flowers), and Wendy Hollender (The Joy of Botanical more...
214BIL279O 04/16 Fr 1:00pm-2:00pm Jess
Hollender
Rauh
Woodin
ONLINE
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