(June 21, 2008)
Chapter Meeting at
54th Street and Lindbergh Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19143
|11:00 am to Noon
Slide Lecture by Joel T. Fry, Curator of Historic Collections, Historic Bartram’s Garden
“Flowers on the Frontier: The Bartram Family – Plant Collectors and Naturalists in 18th Century North America”
|Noon to 1:00 pm
||Gourmet Sandwich Picnic Box lunch
Choice of : Smoked Turkey Breast or
Baked Ham or
Imported Cheeses and Fresh Vegetables
|1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
||“Painting Nature” – An interactive lesson presented by the education staff in which you will examine a flower closely and create a botanical watercolor, learn about William Bartram, a famous botanical illustrator, and see some of his inspirational work.
|2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
||Guided Tours – See the 18th century National Historic Landmark house crafted by John Bartram and America’s oldest living botanic garden which nurtures the oldest Gingko tree in North America and visit the Museum Shop.
||$22.00 all inclusive
||If you plan to attend, contact Tom Brady at (215) 342-7614 before Sunday, June 8th and indicate your lunch choice.
||Please visit www.bartramsgarden.org