Opening Program: Thursday, April 21, 4-6pm
Exhibition on display through June 9, 2022
Frederick Law Olmsted Sr., the father of American landscape architecture was born and buried in Hartford. The exhibition explores Olmsted’s life and legacy through vivid photographs and drawings.
This exhibition will have a unique focus on his legacy of contributions to Hartford’s park system. Keney, Pope, Riverside and Goodwin parks, along with several smaller parks, will be highlighted with images selected from the Hartford History Center collection by friends groups and Barbara Yaeger of the American Society of Landscape Architects.
The opening program will feature John Alexopoulos, associate professor of landscape architecture at UConn.
This national exhibition was curated by Dr. Caroline Mesrobian Hickman of the University of Maryland and in conjunction with the Oak Spring Garden Foundation with printing funded by the Connecticut chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects.