Calendar

There is something for everyone at Hillwood. Browse the following events, and choose a film, concert, workshop, and more to enhance your visit!

Displaying 11 - 20 of 109 results
Format: 2014-12-22
Format: 2014-12-22
Format: 2014-12-22
  • Lectures and Talks
    A Tradition of Change: How The Huntington Embraces History and Modernity, by Jim Folsom
    Thursday 12 February - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    This is the second lecture in the Great Homes and Gardens Lecture Series.Henry Huntington's superintendent, William Hertrich, was instrumental in developing the various plant collections that comprise the foundation of The Huntington Botanical Gardens. TLearn about the evolution of the Huntington Estate, from the development of the Lily Ponds, Palm, Desert, and Japanese gardens in Mr. Huntington’s day to the institution’s continued change and development as a cultural site. 

    $7-70
  • Preschool Series
    Preschool Series: Fanciful Heroes
    Thursday 19 February - 10:30am to 11:15am
    $25-$30
  • Lectures and Talks
    Visions of Vizcaya: A Passion for the Past, by Ian Simkins
    Thursday 19 February - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    This is the third lecture in the Great Homes and Gardens Lecture Series.Vizcaya is a one of a kind estate – a pastiche of old and new, emerging from the steamy mangrove swamps. Created by a man with an open checkbook and another man with unlimited creative vision, it continues to beckon today as theater of a bygone era, transporting the visitor to another place and time. 

    $7-70
  • Preschool Series
    Preschool Series: Fanciful Heroes
    Thursday 26 February - 10:30am to 11:15am
    $25-$30
  • Lectures and Talks
    Naumkeag: Garden Conservation as Fine Art, by Lucinda A. Brockway
    Thursday 26 February - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    This is the fourth lecture in the Great Homes and Gardens Lecture Series.Landscape architect Fletcher Steele considered garden design a fine art along with sculpture and painting, though perhaps more exacting. From 1926 to 1956 Fletcher Steele and Mabel Choate molded a garden masterpiece at Naumkeag.  With bold new strokes they created a landscape canvas that sprung from the roots of a late 19th century country estate.

    $7-70
  • Orchids at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens
    Garden Events, Orchid Month
    Gardener’s Focus: An Orchid-Filled Greenhouse, led by Jason Gedeik
    Tuesday 3 March - 11:00am

    Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Jason Gedeik, head of greenhouse and design operations, highlights the greenhouses on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March.

    Included in suggested donation
  • Orchids at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens
    Garden Events, Orchid Month
    Gardener’s Focus: An Orchid-Filled Greenhouse, led by Jason Gedeik
    Tuesday 3 March - 2:00pm

    Get an intimate look at Hillwood’s gardens with the experts! Jason Gedeik, head of greenhouse and design operations, highlights the greenhouses on Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays throughout Orchid Month in March.

    Included in suggested donation
  • Orchids at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens
    Garden Events, Orchid Month
    Gardener’s Focus: An Orchid-Filled Greenhouse, led by Jason Gedeik
    Friday 6 March - 11:00am

    While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where visitors can tour.

    Included in suggested donation
  • Garden Events, Orchid Month
    Hands-on Orchid Workshop: To Repot or Not?
    Friday 6 March - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Bring two orchids to this hands-on workshop and learn how to keep your plants thriving and beautiful by repotting it every 1-2 years. 

    $25-30
  • Orchids at Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens
    Garden Events, Orchid Month
    Gardener’s Focus: An Orchid-Filled Greenhouse, led by Jason Gedeik
    Friday 6 March - 3:00pm

    While many public gardens have tropical and orchid displays, Hillwood is one of the few in the Mid-Atlantic region to have a working greenhouse where visitors can tour.

    Included in suggested donation

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