Symposium Set On The American Greenhouse


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Greenhouses at Oak Hill Nurseries“A Gentleman’s Pursuit: A Symposium on the American Greenhouse” has been set for Saturday, May 12th from 11 am to 4 pm at the Morven Museum & Garden’s Stockton Education Center, 55 Stockton Street in Princeton, New Jersey.

This symposium will explore the glamour and passion surrounding America’s “glass houses” with this expert panel of speakers, including: 

Joel Fry, Curator of Bartram’s Garden with “Plants for Winter’s Diversion: Greenhouse History and Greenhouse Plants at Bartram’s Garden”; Dr. Victoria Johnson, Hunter College Associate Professor of Urban Policy and Planning with “American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic” and Arete Warren, author of Glass Houses with “More Glass than Wall: Cultivating Eden”.

A catered luncheon and guided exhibition tour with light refreshments following lectures in afternoon are included in fee. Tickets are $75; $60 for Friends of Morven.

For more information or to register, click here.

Image: Woolman and Rose’s “Greenhouses at Oak Hill Nurseries, courtesy Historical and Biographical Atlas of the New Jersey Coast, 1878.

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