Ticketed Events

Only registered attendees may purchase tickets.  Tickets must be purchased in advance or onsite at registration (based on availability) and are non-refundable. Tickets will not be sold at the door for any event.  Lost or stolen tickets are not replaceable. 

ASLA Council of Fellows Investiture Dinner
Saturday, September 19
7:00 pm
Hilton Chicago
Ticketed event. $170 per person. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Join friends and colleagues for an elegant evening honoring the newest members of the ASLA Council of Fellows. Members of the Council of Fellows are recognized for their extraordinary work, leadership, knowledge, and service to the profession over a sustained period of time. Formal attire is appropriate.

ASLA/Landscape Structures Gala
Sponsored by Landscape Structures
Sunday, September 20
7:00–11:00 pm
Art Institute of Chicago
Ticketed event. $90 professional, $70 student. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Sunday evening's Gala at the newly opened Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago will stand out as one of the highlights of our meeting. Dine on the finest food and drink the City of Broad Shoulders has to offer. Dance the night away to the live sounds of Malik’s Ultimate Band or escape for a quieter view of the Art Institute’s world-renowned collections of art.

The President’s Dinner: Presentation of ASLA Honors
Monday, September 21
7:00 pm
Ticketed Event. $110 per person. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Enjoy an extraordinary evening as we pay tribute to the distinguished recipients of ASLA’s highest honors:

The ASLA Medal
Joseph E. Brown, FASLA

The ASLA Design Medal
Richard W. Shaw, FASLA

The Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal
Dennis Day, FASLA

The LaGasse Medal
Mayor Richard M. Daley, Hon. ASLA

The Medal of Excellence
The Chicago Park District & City of Chicago

The Olmsted Medal
Center for Planning Excellence

The Landscape Architecture Firm Award
EDAW, Inc.

The Community Service Award
Daniel Winterbottom, ASLA

The President’s Medal
To be announced that evening

TCLF Farnsworth House Gala Lunch &
Lake Point
Tower Tea

Friday, September 18
9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Farnsworth House, Plano, IL
Ticketed Event. Tickets available through TCLF.

Join the Cultural Landscape Foundation for an intimate lunch party at the Farnsworth House, in Plano, Illinois. Guests will tour the National Trust for Historic Preservation property, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and enjoy lunch on the deck, surrounded by the Fox River and Heritage Grove. The day will conclude back in Chicago with an afternoon tea in the Alfred Caldwell-designed roof garden at Lake Point Tower. The tea is generously underwritten by Landscape Forms.

Space is limited. $650 per ticket includes transportation, the lunch, and the tea. If you wish to attend only the tea, tickets are $75 and do not include transportation. A portion of the ticket purchase is tax deductible.

Checks should be made payable to TCLF and sent to 1909 Q Street, NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20009, or register online at www.tclf.org/event/farnsworth

24th Annual LAF Benefit Dinner
24th Annual LAF Benefit Dinner
Friday, September 18
Jay Pritzker Pavilion Stage
Millennium Park
7:00 - 10:30pm
Ticketed Event. Tickets available through LAF.

Join the Magic with the Landscape Architecture Foundation for a
one-of-a-kind celebration at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium

Mingle with friends and colleagues on the Frank Gehry-designed Pavilion
Stage while enjoying breathtaking views of the Chicago skyline.

Meet the 2009 University Olmsted Scholars, today's student leaders and
tomorrow's landscape design innovators.

Celebrate with cutting-edge music, food and drink and a late-night
stroll through the Park.

Proceeds benefit the LAF Olmsted Scholars Program. To purchase tickets
or explore sponsorship opportunities, please visit
www.lafoundation.org/millenniummagic or contact Ron Figura at
202.331.7070, x 10 or rfigura@lafoundation.org.

Visit LAF in Booth 2446 of the EXPO to meet the 2009 Olmsted Scholars
and register to win a free trip to the award-winning Crosswaters
Ecolodge at Nankun Mountain Reserve in Guangdong Province, China—a
$25,000 value.

Early Deadline

July 9, 2009

Advance Deadline

August 14, 2009


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