The Birth of America's Premier Sculpture Garden

Follow the journey of Archer Milton Huntington, a wealthy philanthropist, and his wife Anna Hyatt Huntington, a renowned artist. Learn how their shared passion for art and nature led them to create this extraordinary masterpiece. Uncover the challenges they faced during the Great Depression and their determination to stimulate the local economy. Delve into the construction of the gardens, the collaboration with horticulturist Frank Green Tarbox, Jr., and the creation of their winter home, Atalaya. Immerse yourself in the artistry, history, and natural beauty that make Brookgreen Gardens an enchanting destination.

Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington transformed a Lowcountry rice plantation into one of the country’s premier sculpture gardens and nature preserves. Through local storytellers and spectacular ariel imagery, A Vision of Brookgreen provides a unique glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of South Carolina’s Brookgreen Gardens and the people who made it all possible.