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    Rhythms of Stone Lecture & Workshop

    Presented by at Mounts Botanical Garden

    February 12 - February 16, 2015

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    Rhythms of Stone Lecture & Workshop

    In this remarkable new series, DJ Garrity, the former Sculptor-In-Residence at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial, will explore the aesthetic and creative process of stone sculpting.

    Lecture on Thursday:
    In his Rhythms of Stone Lecture, Garrity will present a visual illustration derived from his Nobel Laureate Series of portraits in stone and his book of the same title. He will discuss the historical background of the ‘process aesthetic’ from European Masters to the colossal sculpture of the American West.

    Workshop Saturday through Monday:
    Garrity developed this garden sculpture workshop as a hands-on interpretive training program in collaboration with the National Park Service of America. He will lead participants with no previous experience through a creative process that uses traditional hand tools to create unique garden sculptures in stone. The program has been well received by gardeners, artists and the lifelong learning community.


    Mounts Botanical Garden

    559 North Military Trail
    West Palm Beach, FL 33415

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    $475 members; $550 nonmembers


    General Day and Time Info:

    Saturday - Monday, Feb 14-16 from 9 am - 3 pm.
    Lecture Thursday, Feb 12 from 6 pm - 7:30 pm


    Phone: 561-233-1757


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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