Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Led by historian John Tschirch, this workshop includes a viewing of rare photograph albums, stereoscopic views and monographs featuring Newport’s legendary landscapes. Since the development of the camera in the 1850s, photographers fell in love with Newport. Coastal views, gardens, specimen trees and scenic drives were all captured on film during the course of the 19th and early 20th centuries, ...
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
3-Part Summer Landscape Series #3: Tour – The Green City: Parks and Pleasure Grounds Wander with historian John Tschirch from the gardens of Touro Park and the Redwood Library to the picturesque grounds of Kingscote, where art, history and nature combine to make a remarkable cultural landscape. This tour explores the variety of green spaces in the historic core of ...