May 21 - August 21, 2011

SPANISH PARADISE:
GARDENS OF THE ALHAMBRA

Location: The LuEsther T. Mertz Library - Rondina and LoFaro Gallery | Get Your Tickets

On view during regular Garden hours, Historical Views: Tourists at the Alhambra features rare prints, historical photographs, watercolor drawings, and objects from the rich collections of the Hispanic Society of America, allowing visitors to become immersed in the Alhambra's history and design. Perspectives from tourists to the Alhambra, including its most famous, Washington Irving, are featured.

Historical Views:Tourists at the Alhambra is organized by Patrick Lenaghan, Curator of the Department of Prints and Photographs at the Hispanic Society of America.





Plan Your Visit

Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday, Monday, May 30 and Monday, July 4
Members: Free
Adults: $20
Seniors/Students: $18
Children: $8
Children Under 2: Free
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Historical Views Library Exhibition

Rare prints, historical photographs, watercolor drawings, and objects from the rich collections of the Hispanic Society of America immerse visitors in the Alhambra's history and design.

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About the Exhibition

The exhibition features flowing fountains, elegant arches, and a broad palette of Mediterranean plants anchored by date palms, pomegranate trees, Italian cypress, and more--all within the Victorian elegance of the Conservatory.
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Lorca, Flamenco, Sangria, and More!

The spirit of al-Andalús fills the Garden's special programming this summer. Eat the food, drink the wine, and thrill to the sounds of Spanish guitar during weekend Flamenco performances, evening events, and much more.

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