Proceeds from A Garden Affair support the mission of The Headley-Whitney Museum of Art, as well as benefit the restoration of the barn, studio and shell grotto on our grounds. Group discounts available for trade businesses. Please contact the museum. 

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Ben Page Private Bus Tour


Thursday, April 27

6:00pm - 8:30pm: A Garden Affair Fete*

Friday, April 28

10:00am - 5:00pm Vendor Kiosks open

10:00am: A Conversation with Ben Page*

6:00pm: A Conversation with Andrea Wulf & Book Signing*

Saturday, April 29

10:00am - 5:00pm Vendor Kiosks open

10:00am: A Conversation with Tom Kimmerer & Book Signing*

6:00pm: A Conversation with Philippe de Boncourt*

Sunday, April 30

10:00am - 5:00pm Vendor Kiosks open

*Separate ticket required for admission


Tickets purchased online will be available at admission gate under purchaser's name.

Individual VIP Weekend Package – $150

A Garden Affair Fête preview party ticket, admittance to all lectures, admittance to daily exhibitions

Private Bus Tour with Ben Page - $100

You are invited to join the Headley-Whitney Museum of Art on a special garden tour Friday, April 28, 2017 at 11am during our inaugural A Garden Affair. The tour, led by Landscape Architect Ben Page, will leave the Museum aboard a mini-coach. Ben Page will discuss his inspiration at Mt. Brilliant Farm and at a private residence on Richmond Road. Attendance is limited, so reserve now. This special tour is $100/person.

A Garden Affair Fête- $50 *cash bar*

Thursday evening's preview party - the kickoff to A Garden Affair and the reopening of the famed Shell Grotto. Preview our vendors, enjoy appetizers, and a cash bar featuring signature cocktails Jack Rudy Cocktail Company.

Run of Show  - $100

Admittance to each day of the exhibition and all lectures

Lectures - $20 with reservation, $25 day of event

Hear from the very best of the garden world. Must also purchase daily admittance ticket.

Daily Admittance - $10

Includes parking and site map. Children 10 and under are free with adult.