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The Highgrove Florilegium at Mass Hort


The Highgrove Florilegium
Exhibition
at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society

February 12- March 12, 2016

Opening Reception: Thursday, February 11

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Addison Publications is the publisher and the copyright is held by A G Carrick

 

The Highgrove Florilegium

The Highgrove Florilegium is an exquisite two-volume set of 124 facsimile botanical watercolors of plants from TRH The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall’s garden at his family estate in Gloucestershire, England. Seventy-three renowned international artists painted the watercolors. The Highgrove Exhibit includes books and framed botanical prints from the collection.

For more information about this wonderful publication and exhibit, click here.

Opening Reception

Please join Mass Hort for the opening reception on February 11, 2015, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Hunnewell Carriage House.  Opening remarks by Susanne Dowdall, volunteer docent from the Museum of Fine Arts. Wine and hors d’oeurves will be served. Mass Hort Members: $30, Non-Members: $40. Please register by February 5 by clicking here. For additional information call 617-933-4945. All proceeds benefit the Massachusetts Horticultural Society Library.

Exhibition

Massachusetts Horticultural Society is pleased to announce an exhibition of watercolor facsimiles from the Highgrove Florilegium from February 12 through March 12, 2016. The Exhibition is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Please review the schedule below for specific open dates.

The Exhibition is free and open to the public. In addition to viewing a selection of images from the Highgrove Florilegium, visitors will have the opportunity to view the exquisitely crafted books that contain these beautiful facsimiles.

The Exhibition is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the following days.

DateDay
February 12 Friday
February 13 Saturday
February 16 Tuesday
February 17 Wednesday
February 20 Saturday
February 25 Thursday
February 26 Friday
February 27 Saturday
March 2 Wednesday
March 3 Thursday
March 5 Saturday
March 10 Thursday
March 11 Friday
March 12 Saturday

 

Lecture by Carol Govan
Massachusetts Horticultural Society is pleased to present a lecture by Carol Govan on The History of Botanical Art surrounded by beautiful facsimiles in the Highgrove Florilegium and historic prints from Mass Hort’s collection on Tuesday, March 1 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Carol Govan is a professional artist, botanical illustrator and teacher. This lecture will enhance your experience of the exhibit and knowledge of botanical art. Mass Hort members: $15, non-members: $25. Hunnewell Carriage House. For reservations, click here.

Group Tours
Groups tours are available for groups of 10 or more for $5 per person. For reservations, please contact Maureen Horn, librarian: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 617-933-4912,

For more information

For more information about events, courses and programs at Mass Hort please contact Katie Folts, Education Coordinator, 617-933-4973, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the Massachusetts Horticultural Society

Massachusetts Horticultural Society LogoFounded in 1829, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society is dedicated to encouraging the science and practice of horticulture and developing the public's enjoyment, appreciation, and understanding of plants and the environment.

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