[sidebar]Gift of Paradise
May 10, 2013
10 am – 2:30 pm
The Ebell of Los Angeles
743 South Lucerne Blvd.
Los Angeles, California
From recorded history’s earliest cultivated landscapes to contemporary California, Persian design has made a mark on the garden. Trace the evolution of Paradise and discover a 21st century application for ancient practices and aesthetics at Gift of Paradise: The Splendor and Purpose of Persian Design, a Garden Conservancy event co-sponsored by Pacific Horticulture.
Enjoy a day of lectures, lunch and book signings
Patrick Hunt – “Tracing the Persian Garden in Other Cultures”
Christy Edstrom O’Hara – “Persia to Spain to California: Lessons in Garden Design”
Walter Denny – “Chahar Bagh: The Persian Formal Garden and Its Refection in Islamic Carpets, Textiles, and Arts of the Book”
Cristi Walden – “Tales of Arabian Tiles: Persian Palaces, Sufi Shrines, and Turkish Temples”
Save with early registration
$65 for members of the Garden Conservancy and Pacific Horticulture ($85 after April 19)
$75 general admission ($95 after April 19)
Register online or call the Garden Conservancy at 845-424-6500 (New York)