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Save the Date! Marsh's Tea Garden Legacy

April 7 - April 7, 2022

Coronado Historical Association
1100 Orange Avenue, Coronado, CA 92118


Save the Date! CHA invites you to a special Uprooted exhibit event, to further explore the rich history of Japanese gardens in Southern California around the turn of the 20th century.  Coronado's large Japanese Tea Garden built by George Turner Marsh brings together diverse garden legacies including world's fairs, tourism, the early film industry, Japanese-American immigrant experience, and the fascination for Japanese things. 

About the Speaker: Kendall Brown is Professor of Asian Art History in the Art Department at California State University Long Beach.  His books on Japanese gardens in North America include Japanese-style Gardens of the Pacific West Coast (1998), Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America (2013) and Visionary Landscapes: Japanese Garden Design in North America, The Work of Five Contemporary Masters (2017). After planning the International Conference on Japanese Gardens Outside Japan in 2009, he served as President of the Board of the North American Japanese Garden Association from 2012-14. Dr. Brown is also an art historian and has published and curated a wide range of Japanese art. 

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Join us and help preserve and share Coronado's unique and wonderful history with intriguing exhibits and innovative programs for all ages.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS INCLUDE:

  • Two complimentary tickets to our Historic Walking Tour of Coronado
  • Invites to members-only events
  • ...and much more!
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