Architectural Archives

  • Image: Spruces at Faraway (c. 1975). Collection Harriet Pattison

  • Image: Yaupon Holly Grove, Kimbell Art Museum in 2015. Photo by Barrett Doherty, The Cultural Landscape Foundation

  • Image: Haas Garden, Ambler (1993)

Harriet Pattison: Gardens & Landscapes

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 6:00pmFriday, July 15, 2016 5:00pm
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Harvey & Irwin Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives
University of Pennsylvania School of Design
220 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA

This exhibition explores the remarkable career of Harriet Pattison, MLA ’67, a landscape architect whose work ranges from significant collaborations with architect Louis Kahn, most notably at the Kimbell Art Museum and the recently completed Franklin Delano Roosevelt Four Freedoms Park, to her independent designs for private gardens and public landscapes. Presenting over 90 works, including design sketches, models, vivid new photography, as well as selected videos from a just-released documentary history focused on Pattison produced by The Cultural Landscape Foundation as part of their Pioneers of American Landscape Design Oral History Project

On view April 19—July 15, 2016. 

Exhibition Opening Reception & Remarks
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
6:00am to 8:00pm

Special Weekend Gallery Opening Hours:
Saturday, May 14, 2016 for Penn's Alumni Weekend
10:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday, May 21, 2016 for the American Institute of Architect's Convention
10:00am to 4:00pm

Saturday, June 11, 2016 for Landscape Architecture Foundation Summit
10:00am to 4:00pm


Harvey & Irwin Kroiz Gallery, Architectural Archives
University of Pennsylvania School of Design
220 South 34th Street | Philadelphia, PA

Questions? Please contact the Architectural Archives at (215) 898-8323

This exhibition is supported by the Georgia Hencken Perkins Endowment, the George Patton Endowment and the Friends of the Architectural Archives.