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Maymont Passages – A whimsical bamboo sculpture in the garden

A whimsical bamboo sculpture in the garden “In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Maymont’s Japanese Garden, artist Midori Tanimune and a group of Ikebana of Richmond volunteers created “Passages,” a whimsical bamboo sculpture, in the garden. The temporary exhibit is on display September 21 through mid-October 2012. Tanimune is in the Sogetsu School of…

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Italian Garden Turns 100 Years Old

In 2010, Maymont celebrated the 100th anniversary of its Italian Garden. Major and Mrs. James H. Dooley originally commissioned Maymont’s gardens at the turn of the 20th century, and Noland and Baskervill of Richmond designed the Italian Garden, using elements of the classical style developed in Italy in the 15th and 16th centuries. As you…

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