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The Garden of Brecy: A Lasting Landscape
On Sunday, May 2, 2010 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., the garden series will resume with a garden tea and lecture by Eric Haskell.  Haskell, author of The Gardens of Brécy: A Lasting Landscape will present a slide-illustrated journey of the magnificence of Brécy. Landscaping aesthetics and European garden history will also be discussed. A traditional sweet and savory tea will be served in the garden following the presentation.

Haskell is Professor of French Studies and Humanities at Scripps College and Director of the Clark Humanities Museum. He has a Ph.D. in French literature and studied art history and architecture at the Ecole du Louvre in Paris.

Advance reservations are required for the Garden Tea and Lecture with an admission price of $55.00 per person (RLA Members $45.00).  

To reserve seating, or to receive information or directions to the Rancho, visit our website at or call (562) 431-3541.