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Building Barker Summer Architecture Tour
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 07:00pm - 09:00pm

Missed our January Building Barker architecture tour? Don't worry; the tour is back this May, and this time the program also includes a tour of the mansion garden. Learn the new history of the Barker Mansion gardens and its renowned designer, Jens Jensen. Explore Jensen's design process using the original drawing from 1909; see how the mansion gardens have changed over the last century and encounter the work being done to return Jensen's vision to 631 Washington St.

The first hour of the program consists of a tour of the garden as well as a talk on the life and work of Jens Jensen.  The second half of the program is an architectural tour of the interior of the mansion. Refreshments will be served. The tour begins at 6:30 pm and last two hours, tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for senior/youth. Tickets can be reserved online on Eventbrite or by calling the Barker Mansion at 219-873-1520.