Monday, May 23, 2011

Interesting Garden-Related Exhibition

I recently came across a review in The New York Times for a new exhibition at the New York Botanical Garden (not to be confused with the Brooklyn Botanic Garden which I wrote about here) which focuses on the Alhambra and its gardens and which might be fun for those who happen to be in the area sometime this summer, since it is supposed to run through August 21:

Exhibition Review: Temptations Found in Gardens of Islamic Delight

Apart from the topic itself, the concept of an exhibition that combines actual planted displays with more traditional "museum" exhibits illuminating historical and cultural background seems like a great idea that should be implemented more often.

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