Montgomery Place Programs and Exhibitions
Programs and exhibitions at the Montgomery Place Campus focus on people, place, and history. We consider the estate in its Hudson Valley context, with an eye on the region's changing economy and agriculture. We look toward the future, considering conservation and education.
Trees under Threat: Pests and Diseases that Endanger Our Trees Today
Through October 31This seasonal exhibition focuses on some of the tree insects and diseases that are endangering trees across the Northeast. The interpretive exhibit explores signs and symptoms, early detection, and efforts under way to protect trees and promote tree conservation. Presented by the Landscape and Arboretum Program at Bard College, the exhibit is free and open to the public. It will be on display in the Greenhouse Tool Room on the Montgomery Place Campus, which is open daily from sunrise to sunset.
Historic Garden Tools of Montgomery PlaceHistoric Garden Tools of Montgomery Place is a virtual exhibition of the garden implements used at Montgomery Place for vegetable gardening, landscaping, orchard care, and floral display from the late 19th to mid-20th century. This online exhibit is based on an exhibition organized by the Bard Landscape and Arboretum Program that was on display in the Greenhouse Tool Room on the Montgomery Place Campus from July to October 2017.
Hudson Valley Climate Salon Series
Climate Chaos and Its Impact on the People and Places of the Mid-Hudson ValleyOctober 29 – November 19, 2017
Over four Sundays in October and November 2017 we examined a changing climate and its impact on the people and places of the Mid-Hudson Valley. Each week we explored a different theme: the Hudson River, farming, forests, and Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses.