Recent Opportunities


Lecture: Visions of Vizcaya, a Passion for the Past

Ian Simpkins, Chief Horticulturist, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

Vizcaya is a one of a kind estate – a pastiche of old and new, emerging from the steamy mangrove swamps. Created by a man with an open checkbook and another man with unlimited creative vision, it continues to beckon today as theater of a bygone era, transporting the visitor to another place and time. The gardens are a captivating blend of Italianate architecture and French inspired horticultural design with splashes of tropical exuberance and heightened decay. Take a journey through the gardens, be captivated by their beauty, learn about new research findings, and discover the background of the genius that created them.

Admission $5 for Preservation Society members, non-members $10.  Advance registration required.  Register online, or call (401) 847-1000 ext. 137.

SAH 2018 St Paul Conference

SAH thanks The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation for its operating support.
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