Vanderbilt Museum 2018 Gardeners Showcase

The Vanderbilt Museum will host its first Gardeners Showcase during spring and summer 2018. The museum invites local nurseries and garden designers to show off their skills and creativity in one of the gardens that grace the 43-acre waterfront estate, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Vanderbilt Estate Boathouse
Vanderbilt Museum photo

Spots are available for nine showcases, and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Participants, in return for their effort and contribution, will receive:

  • Signage that identifies their business, at each garden showcase site. This signage will be viewed by the more than 100,000 anticipated Vanderbilt visitors during the spring, summer and fall.
  • Recognition on the Vanderbilt website and publicity on its social-media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram).
  • Publicity through news releases sent to regional media (including Newsday, News12, Patch, and Long Island weekly newspapers).
  • A one-year, Associate Membership to the Vanderbilt Museum.

To secure a spot in this year’s Gardeners Showcase, or to obtain more information, please contact Jim Munson, the Vanderbilt Museum’s operations supervisor, at 631-379-2237 or at

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