Autumn Lecture Series at Blithewold: The Classical Garden

Join us for an exploration of gardens with globe trekker John Tschirch, whose thirty-year career in historic preservation has brought him to some of the world’s most extraordinary landscapes. The …

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Join us for an exploration of gardens with globe trekker John Tschirch, whose thirty-year career in historic preservation has brought him to some of the world’s most extraordinary landscapes. The Villa d'Este: Set in the hills of Tivoli to the east of Rome, the gardens of the villa d'Este are a masterpiece of Italian Renaissance design. The elaborate fountains and lush greenery of the villa have hosted kings, queens and cardinals and have been captured by generations of artists.