Workshop: Gardens in Art and Science

The Royal Society of Edinburgh – Full day workshop on 25th June 2011

This one day workshop run by the Royal Society of Edinburgh will consider some ways in which gardens and plants contribute to science and art. Topics discussed will include: gardens of Dumfries and Galloway; botanic gardens and their collections; and gardens and plant forms and images in nineteenth century paintings and decorative arts. The meeting will be convened by Professor David Ingram OBE VMH FRSE, Honorary Professor at Edinburgh and Lancaster Universities, Former Regius Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and RHS Professor of Horticulture. Speakers will include invited experts from the worlds of art history, botany and horticulture.

The Old Stables, Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate, Thornhill. 9.30am: Open to all. Registration fee £50 applies (to include refreshments) – you can download the full conference schedule and resigter here.

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