News + Media
News + Media
Learn more about the work, collections, and people of OSGF by exploring our press coverage, as well as videos and podcasts we produce.
Oak Spring Media
Securing the Future of Food: a Conversation With Crop Trust Leaders
The Global Crop Diversity Trust met at OSGF to discuss ways to build sustainable bridges between agriculture and conservation, and to explore the role of crop wild relatives.
Welcome to the Oak Spring Garden Foundation
Sir Peter Crane, President of OSGF, introduces you to the Foundation and our efforts to continue Bunny Mellon's legacy and love for plants and gardens. Transcript here.
Redoute To Warhol : Bunny Mellon's Botanical Art At NY Botanical Garden
Nearly 80 works from Oak Spring Library are now on display at the New York Botanical Garden. They include many never-before-seen masterpieces, ranging from rare 14th century manuscripts to spectacular 18th century watercolors, and 20th-century pieces by Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol. The exhibit is open to the public now through February 12, 2017. Transcript here.
From the Library - English Landscapes of the 18th Century
Visiting scholar Paul Stamper explores the work of two notable English landscape designers from around the 18th Century whose work is represented in the Oak Spring Garden Library.
From the Library - Jan Van Kessel
Jan Van Kessel the Elder was a Flemish painter with a passion for the natural world. Oak Spring's collection of 17 Van Kessel paintings showcases his particular interest in butterflies, insects, and flowers. Transcript here.
"Beatrix Farrand's US gardens are a legacy of a gilded age," Paula Dietz, Financial Times, 5 January 2018
"How Bunny Mellon Re-invented the White House Rose Garden," Meryl Gordon, Vanity Fair, 22 September 2017
"A Not-So-Secret Garden," Callie Broaddus, Middleburg Life, June 2017
"Jean Schlumberger: Celebrating a Jeweler's Legacy," Rachel Garrahan, The New York Times, 24 March 2017
"The Mellon Legacy," Ben Swanson. Virginia Living, 16 March 2017
"Opening the door to a place of plants and privilege," Adrian Higgins. The Washington Post, 19 January 2017
"Take a Peek Into Bunny Mellon's Impressive Library," Jane Garmey. Introspective Magazine, 5 December 2016
"Exhibit Offers Rare Glimpse at Bunny Mellon's Botanical Art," Katherine Roth/Associated Press. The Frederick News-Post, 1 December 2016
"Spectacular Exhibit Explores Bunny Mellon's Life With Flowers," Country Spirit Magazine, Fall/Winter 2016 Issue
"See Bunny Mellon's Picassos and Warhols at the New York Botanical Garden," Stefanie Waldek. Architectural Digest, 18 October 2016
“From Redouté to Warhol: Bunny Mellon’s Wandering, Acquisitive Eye,” Jeanne Rostaing, Gardenista, 11 October 2016
“Peter Crane: A Life of Planting Seeds through Public Service,” Kevin Wang, The Phi Beta Kappa Society, 11 October 2016
“‘Redouté to Warhol: Bunny Mellon’s Botanical Art’ Opens at NYBG,” Garden Collage, 7 October 2016
"A Legacy of Botanical Art and Books," Wall Street Journal, 7 October 2016
“Bunny Mellon Botanical Art Garden Comes to New York City,” Kristopher Fraser, Avenue Magazine, 4 October 2017
Rara Avis, New York Social Diary, 7 September 2016
“He curates Bunny Mellon’s legacy of garden and design,” Fauquier Now, 6 September 2016
“NYC gallery to feature works from Bunny Mellon collection,” Oneida Daily Dispatch, 3 September 2016