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Becca Mathias
On View Now

Festival of Fountains

Pink blossoms of Rosa ′American Pillar′ ramble over garden arches through which can be seen glimpses of green lawn and blue sky


Rose Arbor in Bloom

Rambling roses are perfect for use on pergolas, pillars, arches and arbors. Rosa 'American Pillar' was chosen by Pierre du Pont for the Rose Arbor before 1920, and is still used today.

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  • Watchhouse
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    Open Air Theatre


    Experimental folk-rock duo Watchhouse performs earnest yet masterfully crafted songs that encompass the unknowable mysteries, existential heartbreak, and communal joys of modern life.

    June 7, 2023 at 7:30 pm
  • Kennett Symphony

    Open Air Theatre

    Kennett Symphony

    Perfect for enjoying under the stars, the Kennett Symphony presents a collection of beloved light classical pieces from the sunny Capriccio Italien to music from John Williams’ score to Schindler’s List.

    June 25, 2023 at 7:30 pm
  • Jesse & Joy
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    Open Air Theatre

    Jesse & Joy

    Multiple Grammy and Latin Grammy Award-winning Mexican power duo Jesse & Joy return to the stage, showcasing their hits and fresh material from the 2022-released CLICHÉS.

    June 18, 2023 at 7:30 pm
Steel beams and glass of a greenhouse under construction frame a multitude of construction equipment beneath


Beauty in the Making

As Longwood Reimagined: A New Garden Experience continues to take shape and as our cultural landscape evolves, we are delighted to share with you a few of the many facets of this incredibly detailed project … so you can see true beauty in the making.

On View Now–June 30, 2023

Voices in the Landscape

Embark on a beautifully poignant journey with storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston as she celebrates the strength, resilience, and contributions of the African American community through the lens of horticulture and the power of story.