Sea gull Cottage Move

In 1980, a group of prominent citizens created the Preservation Foundation to preserve the architectural and cultural heritage and the unique scenic quality of the Town of Palm Beach.

Child at Gate

Join us for an all-day celebration in Pan's Garden featuring speakers and activities that showcase the garden's indigenous plants and the wildlife they support. 


Join us for an intimate cocktail reception for members to kick off the 25th anniversary of Pan's Garden.


An evening about our founding Chairman, Earl E. T. Smith, will feature Jose Pepe Fanjul in conversation with The Honorable Lesly S. Smith about his legacy.

Concha Marina

The Ballinger Award commemorates the restoration of a landmarked estate that best exemplifies the traditions of Palm Beach’s original houses and celebrates the architects who designed them.

Pan's Garden Dedication

In honor of the late Lydia Mann's memory and vision for Pan's Garden, the century-old Live Oak tree that towers more than 60-feet above the southern end of the garden will be officially designated as a landmarked tree in the Town of Palm Beach.

Catherine Leonard

Catherine Leonard joined the National Trust (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) in 1999 from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and with a background in modern languages and international public and cultural relations. 

Marjorie Shropshire

 In this workshop with Marjorie Shropshire  you will learn about the history and use of nature and field journals, followed by an overview of some of the techniques to be used in the field and practice sketching.

Earl E.T. Smith Park

Join us for the rededication of Earl E. T. Smith Park in honor of the Foundation’s 40th anniversary.

Trudy Coxe

Trudy Coxe has been CEO & Executive Director of The Preservation Society of Newport County since December 1998.

Charles A. Birnbaum

Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR, is the president, CEO, and founder of The Cultural Landscape Foundation (TCLF). Prior to creating TCLF, Birnbaum spent fifteen years as the coordinator of the National Park Service Historic Landscape Initiative (HLI) and a decade in…

Cypress Box

In this workshop you will learn about the history and use of nature and field journals, followed by an overview of some of the techniques to be used in the field and practice sketching.

Schultze and Weaver

The Grand Hotels of Schultze & Weaver will examine selections from the thousands of drawings and other…

John Rowden

Audubon’s bird-friendly communities conservation strategy is guided by the principle of improving communities all over the country by providing birds with food, shelter, safe passage, and places to raise their young.

Schultze and Weaver

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Preservation Foundation of Palm Beach with an evening exploring the architectural wonders of resort architects, Schultze and Weaver.
Hosted in The Breakers’ legendary Circle Room, the evening will feature National
Trust Chief Preservation Officer…

Kathy McLeod

Kathy Baughman McLeod is the director of the Adrienne Arsht–Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center at the Atlantic Council. She leads creation and execution of the Center’s strategy to achieve its goal of reaching one billion people worldwide with resilience solutions…


The Preservation Foundation is delighted to present an exhibition featuring a selection of beautiful jewels by acclaimed jewelry designer Mish Tworkowski of Mish Fine Jewelry. Widely regarded as one of this country’s most talented and exciting fine jewelry designers, each month the pages of

Aaron Bertelsen

Aaron Bertelsen’s new book provides insight into his methods for growing fruit and vegetables in pots and other containers, stemming from his experience of transforming the kitchen courtyard at Great Dixter into a productive garden

Justin Gunther

Justin Gunther is Vice President of the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and Director of Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright’s masterpiece of organic architecture, which exemplifies the harmonious relationship between man and nature through art and design.

Barbara Paul Robinson

Barbara Paul Robinson is Director Emeritus of Wave Hill, the Garden Conservancy and  a frequent speaker for horticultural organizations and garden clubs.