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College of Environment and Design exhibit to explore life of its founder

Hubert Bond Owens

The Circle Gallery in the College of Environment and Design opens its year with a depiction of the college’s founder, Hubert Bond Owens (pictured above). The exhibit Introducing Hubert Bond Owens: Pioneer of American Landscape Education will be on display Aug. 28 through Oct. 1 in the Jackson Street Building, 285 S. Jackson St. 

For more than 45 years, Owens educated students and developed teaching methods for the discipline and profession of landscape architecture. Using archives from the Hargrett Library and the Owens Library, this exhibit will explore Owens’ life as designer, educator and advocate for the profession. An opening reception will take place Aug. 28 from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

The Circle Gallery is open free to the public weekdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parking is available in the North Campus parking deck.

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