Family Day: Topiary Garden Dance!

Date

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Time

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Place

38 West 86th Street

COST

$25.00 General Admission

212-501-3011, programs@bgc.bard.edu

Description

1 pm to 4 pm (exhibition tours, topiary-making, and performance)
$25 per family (includes gallery admission and healthy snacks)

Eighteenth-century British families cultivated gardens for food, medicine, and pleasure. On Family Day, create a miniature topiary garden to take home, and learn to dance a minuet with Thomas Baird, a Baroque dance specialist.

1-1:45 pm: Family Tour of William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain
1:30-2:00 pm
: Performance and Baroque dance demonstration with Thomas Baird
1:30-4 pm
: Create your own topiary (plant sculpture)
2:15-2:45: Performance and Baroque dance demonstration with Thomas Baird
2:00-2:45 pm: Family Tour of William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain


Event, Family Day