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Exploring Garden Transformations, 1900-2000

September 30, 2000 – January 8, 2001

Museum: Arts and Industries Building

Location: North Hall

Photographs, garden benches, and urns are used to document how 5 gardens appeared at the beginning and the end of the 1900s and how they evolved over time. Gardens featured in the exhibit are Shirley Plantation in Richmond, Virginia; Thornewood in Tacoma, Washington; Beacon Hill in Newport, Rhode Island; The Moorings in Detroit, Michigan; and Weld in Brookline, Massachusetts.