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August 2016
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Gardener’s Plant Walk

August 26 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Lurie Garden,
280 E. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Morning walks are for the gardener that would like focused information about The Lurie Garden plants and their place in our garden landscape. These walks are meant to expand your understanding of plant varieties, their habits and environmental requirements. Each walk will last 30-45 minutes and will focus on a specific area of horticultural interest. register for event

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Piet Oudolf Documentary (preview screening) by Thomas Piper & Discussion

August 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chicago Cultural Center Cassidy Auditorium,
73 E Washington
Chicago,
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Over the past few years Documentary Filmmaker, Thomas Piper, has been creating a documentary about Piet Oudolf. The film is near completion and we have been given special permission to screen a section of this absolutely breathtaking film that has the working title, “Piet Oudolf: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, a film by Tom Piper”. (Click here for a sneak peak). After a short introduction to the film and the screening Thomas Piper will be joined by Piet on the stage to…

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Morning Walkabout with Piet Oudolf

August 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lurie Garden,
280 E. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Join perennial planting designer, Piet Oudolf, on a walk of Lurie Garden and learn about his inspirations and plant choices in the garden. Space is limited for this unique, personal event. Register

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Morning Walkabout with Shannon Nichol

August 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lurie Garden,
280 E. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Shannon Nichol, founding principal of Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, designer of Lurie Garden, will lead us on a walk of Lurie Garden as we learn about the inspiration for the iconic design elements of Lurie Garden. Space is limited for this unique, personal event. Register  

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Afternoon Walkabout with Shannon Nichol

August 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lurie Garden,
280 E. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Shannon Nichol, founding principal of Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, designer of Lurie Garden, will lead us on a walk of Lurie Garden as we learn about the inspiration for the iconic design elements of Lurie Garden. Space is limited for this unique, personal event. Register

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Lurie Garden Design Team Panel

August 31 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Pritzker Stage, Millennium Park
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Lurie Garden is famous for it's design, and it continues to inspire people all over the world. We have assembled a first-of its-kind discussion panel with three people who conceptualized, designed and planted Lurie Garden: Piet Ouldolf of Humelo, the Netherlands, Shannon Nichol of Gustafson Guthrie Nichol, Roy Diblik of Northwind Perennial Farms and Laura Ekasetya, Lurie Garden Head Horticulturist. The discussion will be moderated and a public, Q & A session will be included. Register

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September 2016

Garden of Peace, Heart of Gratitude

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lurie Garden,
280 E. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Join Jennifer Kim of The Peace School for a workshop in Peace Breathing Meditation surrounded by the natural beauty of Lurie Garden. Deepen your connection to nature and experience the strength of inner peace as you breathe in quiet contemplation and then in walking meditation on the garden paths. Enjoy short readings from the book, Peace Breathing: Lessons on Achieving Peace in Everyday Life and learn how loving thoughts and attitudes can have a positive impact on the natural world. This workshop…

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