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Tom de Witte lecture at Wave Hill – a public garden & cultural center

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Tom de Witte

@ Wave Hill

Tue, May 28 - Tue, May 28  2024

Wave Hill - New York Consulate Region

Conversation with Tom de Witte, International Landscape Designer

On Tuesday, May 28, 2024, Wave Hill presents a conversation with international landscape designer Tom de Witte.

  • Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2024
  • Time: 3:00-4:30 PM
  • Location: Wave Hill House
  • Register here

Join award-winning international landscape designer Tom de Witte for a rare public talk in the United States. Tom’s projects span the globe–from his home in the Netherlands to Tokyo–and range from intimate private gardens to notable public spaces. His work is deeply influenced by his lifelong love of plants and long-term collaboration with Piet Oudolf, renowned landscape designer, author and leading figure of the New Perennial movement.

Tom will spotlight three projects–including his own home garden–to shed light on his design principles, his collaboration with Piet and lessons learned when moving designs from paper to earth. After the lecture, mix and mingle with Tom and fellow garden enthusiasts at a light reception to talk about plants, design and more.

About Tom de Witte

From The Netherlands to Tokyo, international landscape designer Tom de Witte specializes in outdoor spaces of all sizes. His plantings, mainly of perennials and grasses, rely on his vast knowledge to create a layered landscape throughout the seasons. His work has been featured in publications, including Gardens Illustrated and Gardenista.

Tom’s love of plants began at a young age. He graduated from the Academy in Gent and studied for four years at the Horticulture College in Boskoop. He has worked collaboratively with renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf, who Tom describes as his mentor, on both public and private landscape projects for over 20 years.

About Wave Hill

An urban oasis, Wave Hill’s 28 acres sit high above the Hudson River with sweeping views and lots of open sky–an enchanting surprise for all the senses. Here nature is the springboard for workshops and walks, talks, contemporary art, live performances and more–there is always something to make, to learn or simply experience, each moment circling back to Wave Hill’s serene setting, inviting us to connect to nature in myriad ways. Read more

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