Lord and Schryver Conservancy
Welcome to the Lord & Schryver Conservancy! We are devoted to preserving the extraordinary legacy of landscape architects Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver. Our mission is to interpret and steward their iconic landscapes, ensuring their beauty and significance remains for future generations to enjoy. Join us in celebrating their remarkable contributions to the world of landscaping and design. Visit our website to explore their enchanting gardens, learn about their innovative approaches, and discover the captivating stories behind their work. Together, let’s honor and cherish the enduring impact of Lord and Schryver.

We're Hiring!

We have begun our search for an Executive Director.


Gaiety Hollow Open Gardens

Saturdays 10 am to 1pm*

June 15 – Celtic-inspired sound of Constant Billy
June 29 – Rock n’ Roll trio The Hypnatwists
July 13 – Celtic-inspired sound of Constant Billy
July 27- “Build a Birdhouse” Family Activity
August 3 – String ensemble Cherry City Quartet
August 24 – Sara Saul Combo
*Sunday, September 8,  1-4pm – Art in the Garden
September 21Salem Madrigal Singers

Summer Garden Stroll

Sunday June 9

Tour 3 unique gardens (one designed by Lord & Schryver) at private homes in the Bush Park area from 1-4pm. Then stroll over to Gaiety Hollow for ice cream sundaes and live music!

Proceeds benefit Lord & Schryver Conservancy.

Price: $25 per person

Limited to 100 tickets (available soon!)

Make Music Day

Friday, June 21  10am- 4:30pm

Gaiety Hollow will once again be a host venue for this annual celebration of music all over Salem.

Five groups will be performing there throughout the day. Don’t miss it!

Lord & Schryver Conservancy
​545 Mission Street SE
Salem, OR 97302
​ph: (971) 600-6987
email: info@lordschryver.org

Help support our mission to preserve and interpret the legacy of Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver.