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Jan 2020

Speaker Series: Lost Landscapes at Palm Beach with Historian Augustus Mayhew

Jan 22, 2020@5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

Augustus Mayhew is a longtime historic preservationist, architectural historian, and cultural columnist. Along with appointments to local and regional historic preservation boards, he served as chairman of archives and collections for the Historical Society of Palm Beach County. A featured columnist at the New York Social Diary, he has been a guest lecturer at The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians and Jews, Historical Society of Palm Beach County, Coastal Georgia Historical Society, and the Colonial…

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Feb 2020

Speaker Series: The Dallas Arboretum, Gardens, Flowers and Art

Feb 19, 2020@5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

Dave Forehand has served as the Vice President of Gardens at the Dallas Arboretum since August of 2000.  He has overseen the maintenance and care of the 66 - acre intensively managed garden and has been instrumental in the design and construction of new garden spaces.  During Dave’s tenure, more than a dozen new signature gardens have been completed, including The Trammel Crow Visitor Education Pavilion and Gardens, Phase II of A Woman’s Garden, The Boswell Family Garden, The McCaslin…

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Mar 2020

Speaker Series: Sites of Creativity

Mar 18, 2020@5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

Thompson Mayes –Author of Why Old Places Matter & Chief Legal officer and General Counsel of the National Trust for Historic Preservation Tom Mayes, of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, will explore through an illustrated presentation how places evoke feelings of belonging, continuity, stability, identity and memory, as well as the more traditional reasons that old places have been deemed by society to be important such as history, national identity, and architectural merit. Whether you're an architect or a…

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Apr 2020

Speaker Series: Genius Loci: Preserved Artists’ Homes and Studios as Models of Creative Placemaking

Apr 18, 2020@11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

Valerie A. Balint - Program Manager, Historic Artists' Homes & Studios Program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation The Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios program (HAHS) is a coalition of more than 30 museums that were the homes and working studios of American artists. Special guest Valerie Balint joins us for Genius Loci: Preserved Artists’ Homes and Studios as Models of Creative Placemaking, a talk that explores this question and highlights the vitality of these places not only as beautiful and…

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May 2020

Speaker Series: The Essentiality of True Friends Minx Boren, MCC

May 8, 2020@5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, 253 Barcelona Rd
West Palm Beach, FL 33401 United States

Minx Boren MCC is a master certified coach, credentialed through the International Coach Federation.  Coach Minx is also a writer, poet, motivational speaker, and workshop facilitator.  She is the author of four books of poetry and co-author of eight books for women.  Her book, Healing Is a Journey – find your own path to hope, recovery, and wellness, was released by Blue Mountain Arts in May 2014.  Her second Blue Mountain book, Friendship Is a Journey – a celebration of…

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