Tuesday, March 12, 2019

What is a Japanese Garden? at Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, April 25.


Via Pittsburgh Business Times.

The Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania and Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. will present Dr. Brenda Jordan and her talk "What is a Japanese Garden?" on April 25 at the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden.
Dr. Jordan will present an overview of the varieties of Japanese gardens through history, the concept of “Japanese garden” that spread outside of Japan, and give some suggestions for the types of plants and features that can be used for a Japanese garden in southwest Pennsylvania. She specializes in the history of Japanese art, particularly the paintings and woodblock prints of the 19th century.

Meet our speaker, and enjoy light refreshments at a reception before the lecture.
It runs from 6:00 to 8:00 pm and is free, though registration is required. The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden is located at 799 Pinkerton Run Rd. in Oakdale (map).