Grandest Garden Tour of Southern California~Legendary Beverly Hills

Experience the Grandest Garden Tour of Southern California~Legendary Beverly Hills Garden Tour and Showcase Estate


Friends of Robinson Gardens is gearing up for its annual Garden Tour on Saturday, May 20th, from 10AM to 4PM. This year’s theme, “Legendary Beverly Hills” will showcase four historic estates in Beverly Hills. Almost all of the estates have that golden era Hollywood connection. All are large properties so come prepared with comfy shoes and your best floral hat. Our bonus house for our VIP and Concierge guests is a majestic Beaux-Arts mansion on Sunset Boulevard with formal gardens, rose parterres, vegetable … Read More

Gardens of Eternity lecture by Dr. Linda Komaroff

Gardens of Eternity: Visualizing Paradise in Islamic Art

Founder of Friends of Virginia Robinson Gardens Joan Selwyn introduced our speaker Dr. Linda Komaroff as “a very impressive lady.” A curator of Islamic art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for over 20 years, Linda has written many books, with an emphasis on the art of Iran. Under her direction, not only has the historic Islamic art collection doubled in size, but she has started the acquisition of a “world-class” collection of contemporary Middle Eastern art that is larger and more diverse than that of the Metropolitan Museum of … Read More