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Frederick Law Olmsted – Bringing Nature to the City by Laurence Cotton

Frederick Law Olmsted – Bringing Nature to the City by Laurence Cotton

Sat, Oct 15 - 7pm

Presented by The Holyoke Preservation Trust

FREE EVENT (donations accepted)

The Divine Theater

16+ unless accompanied by parent or legal guardian.

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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 N. America. Additionally, Laurence will offer a tour of select Olmsted landscapes in the Hartford area, the Pioneer Valley of Massachusetts, and central Massachusetts.