Explore masterworks from the Gallery’s European and Canadian collections with an award-winning gardener and art historian.
Join Sharilyn J. Ingram, former President and CEO of Canada’s Royal Botanical Gardens and former Deputy Director at the Art Gallery of Ontario, for a lively and revealing look at garden design, ecology, and individual plants and their symbolic meanings, through twelve works dating from the early 1600s to 1937.
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Recently retired from the faculty of the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts at Brock University, Sharilyn J. Ingram is the former President and CEO of Canada’s Royal Botanical Gardens and a former Deputy Director at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
A native of Alberta, she has worked in the museum sector throughout Canada and was named a Fellow of the Canadian Museums Association in 2005. She lectures internationally on the intersection of art and gardens, with a particular historical interest in Claude Monet and Giverny. In 2016 she was named Chair of the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board.
Currently she lives in the Niagara region, where her personal garden is a Trillium award winner.