In his illustrated talk, presented in partnership with the Garden Conservancy, Alexandre de Vogüé, co-owner, and manager of the Château de Vaux-le Vicomte, will offer insight into the fascinating history of the estate, as well as into the contemporary challenges involved in managing the largest private property in France listed as a historic monument.
Filoli – Lecture Hall
86 Cañada Road
Woodside, CA 94062
To register by phone, call the Garden Conservancy office at (845) 424-6500.
Circle Members, to get your tickets, please email Hilary King at email@example.com.
About the Speaker
In 2011, Alexandre joined the family business at Vaux-le-Vicomte as communications and marketing director. He then became the director of development at the International Friends of Vaux-le-Vicomte Conservancy, a nonprofit organization based in New York City. In recent years, he has assumed responsibility for the collection of art and archives of the château and partnerships with museums and universities in France and abroad, and set up a scientific committee.Together with his brothers, fellow fifth-generation owners of their family estate, Alexandre oversees an ambitious restoration program that combines attention to historical preservation and cultural heritage.