‘The Challenge Of Building Glenstone, 
The World’s Most Sustainable Museum From The Ground Up’

Most art museums do not incorporate sustainable landscape into their job descriptions. Glenstone Museum does. The contemporary museum located between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore has a mission to seamlessly integrate art, architecture and landscape into “a serene and contemplative environment.” Yew Dell Botanical Gardens is presenting the “The Art of the Sustainable Landscape: The Challenge of Building Glenstone, the World’s Most Sustainable Museum from the Ground Up” by Paul Tukey. He is the chief sustainability officer for Glenstone Museum, charged with overseeing the development of the 230-plus-acre museum grounds.

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

Sacred Heart Preschool
2-3:30 p.m. | nonmembers $20, members $10
3105 Lexington Road
http://yewdellgardens.org

About the Author

‘The Challenge Of Building Glenstone, 
The World’s Most Sustainable Museum From The Ground Up’

Jo Anne Triplett is the contributing visual arts editor at LEO Weekly. She’s a past member of the Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Public Art, was the content advisor on the Glassworks Building video, and has written for Louisville Magazine, Kentucky Homes and Gardens and the national publication Glass Craftsman. Jo Anne came to Louisville from Washington, D.C. where she worked as a researcher and writer for the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

 

 

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