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Gardening is an instrument of grace. " - May Sarton


Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Great Lecture: Romantic Landscapes: Central Park and Frederic Church's Olana

A Great Lecture For those in the New York tri-state Area!
Wednesday  May 26 - 6:30 pm

A Great Morgan Library Presentation
- cosponsored by The Olana Partnership, Central Park Conservancy, and Foundation for Landscape Studies.
Great Romantic Landscapes: Central Park and Frederic Church's Olana

This panel of expert historians and historic landscape stewards will explore the relationship between two of America's greatest nineteenth-century Romantic landscapes: Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux's Central Park, and Olana, Frederic Church's villa and landscape garden.

Speakers include Sara Cedar Miller, Central Park Conservancy historian and photographer and author of Central Park: An American Masterpiece; Katherine H. Kerin, Olana Landscape Curator; Evelyn D. Trebilcock, Olana Curator. Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, President, Foundation for Landscape Studies, will moderate.

Tickets: $15 for Non-Members; $10 for Morgan, Olana Partnership, and Central Park Conservancy Members

The exhibition Romantic Gardens: Nature, Art, and Landscape Design will be open at 5:30 PM especially for program attendees.

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