Events - Event View
This is the "Event Detail" view, showing all available information for this event.
If the event has passed, click the "Event Report" button to read a report and view photos that were uploaded.
LD408 Quest for Paradise: The Aesthetics and the Philosophy of a Garden
Friday, November 10, 2023, 10:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Instructor: Marina Sonkina. (See full description below.)
To register, click the "Register Now" button on the right-hand side of the screen. If you don’t see this button, it means you haven't not logged in as a member yet. You can log in by clicking "Member Login" at the top right side of the screen. If you’re having difficulties registering, you can call the office for assistance at 604-228-1461 during weekdays between 9:00am to 3:30pm.
Il faut cultiver notre jardin. — Voltaire, “Candide”
Since the first humans were expelled from Eden, gardens have been associated with Paradise, the lost place of happiness we try to recreate on earth. Part nature, part human endeavour, gardens have been connected to poetry, painting, architecture and music. Gardens have mirrored the philosophical, political, social, and aesthetic ideas of their time. From these perspectives, we'll look at gardens in different cultures and times, tracing their interconnectedness, mutual influence and aesthetic shifts.