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Olana with Coreopsis in Bloom, 2009. Photography by Carri Manchester.
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. This program is cosponsored by The Olana Partnership, Central Park Conservancy, and Foundation for Landscape Studies.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010, 6:30 p.m.*
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.
Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail for information.