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Monet Water Lilies

Water Lilies (Agapanthus) (detail), c. 1915-26. Claude Monet (French, 1840-1926). Oil on canvas; 201.3 x 425.6 cm. John L. Severance Fund and an anonymous gift 1960.81.

Inspiration from French Painters of Gardens

Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Location:  003 Special Exhibition Hall
004 Special Exhibition Gallery
The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Exhibition Hall
The Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Gallery
Kelvin Smith Special Exhibition Hall & Kelvin Smith Special Exhibition Gallery

About The Event

Learn to relate elements of landscape and garden design, as seen in paintings by French artists, to your own gardens. Garden designer Bobbie Schwartz of Bobbie’s Green Thumb focuses on the use of color, form, texture, balance, and line and on maintenance requirements. She also discusses her visits to several gardens in France and her experiences as owner of a French-inspired house and landscape.

Exhibition ticket and advance registration required; space is limited.

This talk is part of the Cleveland Connections series, held in celebration of Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse and Imagining the Garden. In this series, featuring gardens and gardens from the greater Cleveland area, discover the rich variety of gardening events, projects, and opportunities happening right here in our own city.