August 2012

Women in the Dirt movie at the IMA profiles female landscape architects

September 6, 2012
5:00 PMto7:30 PM

Celebrate the field of landscape architecture with this award-winning documentary film, Women in the Dirt (2011, director Carolann Stoney, 74 minutes), featuring the works of seven inspirational landscape architects. The event is free and open to the public.

In addition, recognition will be given to the many various landscape architects who have helped shape the IMA into one of the most significant landscaped art museums in the country.

The event also celebrates several important milestones: the 40th anniversaries of the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects and the IMA Horticultural Society, as well as the centennial of the Oldfields estate.

Prior to the film, local professionals and back yard gardeners will gather for a reception at 5 p.m.

Following the film will be an on-stage conversation involving several local prominent women landscape architects, who will share their reactions to the film and describe their view of the profession.

When: Sept. 6, 2012, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Reception is at 5 p.m., where you can chat with landscape architects, landscape designers, landscape architecture students and every day gardeners. There will be hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. The showing begins at 6 p.m.

Where: The reception will be in the Sutphin Fountain Room. The movie will be in The Toby at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 N. Michigan Road. Free parking is available.

Admission: Free, but registration is requested to ensure enough refreshments.

How: Presented by the IMA Horticultural Society and the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.