"Looking at Gardens"
Saturday, April 20
Alsdorf Auditorium, Regenstein Center
Advance (purchased on or before April 18) member/nonmember: $60/$65
Fair weekend (purchased after April 18) member/nonmember: $65/$70
Combination (Smith/Stick lectures) member/nonmember: $100/$105 nonmembers
This lecture ticket includes a three-day Fair pass.
Special guest lecturer Charles Stick is a renowned landscape designer and one of the country’s leading classicists. Stick, who grew up in Western Springs, Illinois, studied Thomas Jefferson’s principles of landscape architecture at the University of Virginia. In 1994, Stick opened his office in Charlottesville, Virginia, where his work focuses on residential landscape architecture throughout North America. He designs gardens on a human scale with the integration of the house and garden into a harmonious whole as the dominant theme and emphasis of his work. Jefferson’s ideal of a livable, functional, and beautiful landscape in harmony with its architecture is a constant theme throughout Stick’s work.
Stick has received recognition in numerous national publications. In 2003, he was awarded the Arthur Ross Award for Excellence in the Classical Tradition by the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America.