Frederick Law Olmsted:

Frederick Law Olmsted:

Bringing Nature to the City

1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT - 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT, USA

April 26, 2022 marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, the master designer of public parks and a founder of the field landscape architecture. Join historian and filmmaker Laurence Cotton (originator of and consulting producer to the PBS special “Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America” as he does a deep dive into the remarkable life and career of the Renaissance-man Olmsted--writer, philosopher, social reformer, advocate for the preservation of natural scenery, and creator of some of the most beautiful public and private parks and gardens in all of North America. 

$5 CHS members, $10 non-members; $8 for seniors. Light refreshments will be provided. Includes admission to the museum galleries -- come early to view!

Questions? Contact Adult Programs Manager Natalie Belanger via email at natalie_belanger@chs.org, or call (860) 236-5621 x289.

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1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT - 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT, USA