GORGEOUS GARDEN TOURS, ENGAGING TALKS AT LANDSCAPE PLEASURES
LANDSCAPE PLEASURES HORTICULTURAL EVENT FEATURES A SYMPOSIUM WITH LEADERS IN THE INDUSTRY AND EXCLUSIVE TOURS OF EXTRAORDINARY EAST END GARDENS on SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JUNE 11 & 12
On Saturday June 11 and Sunday June 12, the Parrish Art Museum presents its annual two-day horticulture event Landscape Pleasures, featuring a Saturday morning symposium at the Museum with leaders in landscape architecture David Hocker, Laurie Olin, and Joe Wahler. On Sunday, registrants enjoy self-guided tours of five extraordinary private gardens on the East End. Tickets to Landscape Pleasures start at $200 for Museum Members/$250 for Non-Members, and include admission to the symposium, garden tours, and a Friday evening screening of the film The Gardener.
SATURDAY, JUNE 11: SYMPOSIUM
Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY
8–9 AM | Continental Breakfast
9 AM–12 PM | Symposium
Laurie Olin, Partner, OLIN,
PRESENTATION: “Steering from Pole to Pole: Forces at Play in Making Contemporary Landscape”
A distinguished teacher, author, and renowned landscape architect, Olin has guided many of his company’s signature projects including the Washington Monument Grounds, DC, Bryant Park, NYC, the Getty Center in LA, the award-winning Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia, and Apple Park in Cupertino. Olin’s talk will address the competing demands of ecology, community, resilience, equity, health, aesthetics, beauty, and delight. Using examples from recent and current ongoing projects, he will explain how his attempts to adhere and balance these powerful forces shape his work.
David Hocker, Founder & Lead Designer, HOCKER
PRESENTATION: “Capturing the Spirit of the Modern Garden”
Hocker extracts influence from surrounding architecture and contextual influences to create outdoor spaces with a clear aesthetic and approach heavily influenced by his time in Italy. With 40 plus design awards in the firm’s initial 15 years, he has collaborated on projects including parks, urban plazas and streetscapes, schools, institutions, retail, hospitality, and residential projects. David Hocker’s presentation will focus on how his individual influences and process intertwine to successfully capture the spirit of the modern garden through design, by discussing five gardens of various scale through the lens of the landscape architect. Each meticulously detailed garden responds to unique design challenges with responsible, innovative solutions that establish the landscape as a cohesive link between architecture and site.
Joe Wahler, Principal at STIMSON
PRESENTATION: “Relationships in Making Gardens for our Time”
A leader in progressive design, material application and detailing, and the execution of innovative and performative landscapes, Wahler has earned awards including the American Society of Landscape Architects’ 2019 Award of Excellence for Heritage Museums and Gardens’ Flume Fountain. He is currently leading the design and execution for Harvard University’s Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and major projects at Brown and Cornell Universities. In his talk, Wahler will lead the audience through Heritage Museums and Gardens’ Flume Fountain starting with the professional photography of the completed project through construction, details, design, and initial site walks to uncover the discussions, explorations, decisions, changes, and contributions of the realized project.
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 10 AM–3 PM: GARDEN TOURS
Georgica Cove Residence. Designer: Jeff Mendoza Gardens
Private Residence, East Hampton. Designer: Abby Lawless, Farm Landscape Design
Private Residence, Bridgehampton. Designer: Deborah Nevins & Associates
Private Residence, East Hampton. Designer: Deborah Nevins & Associates
On Saturday evening, June 11, 5:30–7:30pm, Landscape Pleasures supporters at the Sponsor level and above will receive a special invitation to an evening of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at a stunning private Bridgehampton residence.
FRIDAY, JUNE 10, 6–8 PM: FILM SCREENING—THE GARDINER
Parrish Art Museum Theater. In collaboration with Hamptons Doc Fest, the Parrish screens The Gardener (2016, 84 minutes), directed by Sébastien Chabot and featuring influential gardener and plantsman Frank Cabot who recounts his personal quest for perfection at Les Quatre Vents, his 20-acre English style garden and summer estate. Nestled amid the rolling hills of the Charlevoix County in Quebec and created over the course of 75 years and three generations, this horticultural masterpiece of is an enchanted place of beauty and surprise. Through remarks by Cabot and his family, gardening experts, and writers, the film looks back at this remarkable man’s personal story and the artistic philosophy that gave birth to one of the greatest gardens in the world.
Members | $200 Non-Members | $250
Each ticket includes admission to the Symposium & Garden Tours
Benefit Committee Tickets
Sponsor | $600 Benefactor | $1,000
Each ticket includes admission to the Symposium, Reception & Garden Tours
Ticket purchasers at the Sponsor level at $600 and above will be invited for cocktails at a private residence in Bridgehampton, featuring the work of LaGuardia Design Group.
5:30– 7:30 PM | Cocktail Reception
Private Residence, Bridgehampton