I couldn’t really capture the beauty of the gardens at Dumbarton Oaks in just a couple of images, so I hope you’ll indulge me with a few more photos! The gardens were designed over the course of 30 years by landscape artist Beatrix Farrand â€“ today the gardens feature wisteria everywhere, multiple garden terraces, an indoor “orangerie,” and beautifully landscaped flower beds. So pretty!
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The gardens are currently hosting two amazing art installations â€“ the first (above) features crystals and wire arranged in cloud-like formations. The crystals send sparkly rainbows all over the fountain terrace when the sun is shining, but is a stunning installation even on an overcast afternoon.
I really just couldn’t get enough of these amazing sculptural installations â€“ made entirely from sticks â€“ by Patrick Dougherty. They’re just so incredibly beautiful and erie with a powerful sense of movement. Sadly, I don’t think it will be at Dumbarton Oaks much longer but I wish they would keep it there forever!
Photo Credits: Nole Garey for Oh So Beautiful Paper