Daily Archives: 19 January, 2021

Winter in our European Historica Gardens

Winter in our European Historica Gardens

From the European Route of Historic Gardens, we wish you are having a good start of the year, despite all the adverse circumstances. Let’s keep our spirits high and hope that soon everything will get better. During winter, the weather can be very harsh and lead to disastrous situations; but, on the other hand, winter also leaves us with landscapes of great beauty. We share with you the winter experience of some of our memebers. Aranjuez Gardens, Madrid From a frozen but beautiful Madrid, we can see the consequences of the tempest Filomena: A terrible disaster for our trees and specially for historic gardens, as the Gardens of Aranjuez. They […]

Hortuseum: The Musealisation of the European Gardens in the twenty-first century by Jacek Kuśmierski

Hortuseum: The Musealisation of the European Gardens in the twenty-first century by Jacek Kuśmierski

Hortuseum: The Musealisation of the European Gardens in the twenty-first century by Jacek Kuśmierski Garden art consists of a wide spectrum of artistic phenomena and technical solutions related to the composition of greenery. It constitutes one of the integral elements of Europe’s rich heritage and a living record of its timeless values. For at least two centuries, historic gardens have been an object of care of conservators and historians who strive to preserve their artistic, historical, scientific and natural values. They were joined by museologists who perpetuate the memory of the gardens through, inter alia, collecting and processing museum exhibits, providing access to collections, as well as curatorial and educational […]