Holyoke, Mass., The LALH touring panel exhibition, A Genius for Place, is on display at Wistariahurst Museum (238 Cabot St.) through August 18 during the museum’s regular visitor hours. For more information, visit the Wistariahurst website or call 413-322-5660.
Mid-month: Publication of Arthur A. Shurcliff: Design, Preservation, and the Creation of the Colonial Williamsburg Landscape by Elizabeth Hope Cushing
Publication of John Nolen, Landscape Architect and City Planner by R. Bruce Stephenson
Thursday, September 4
Amherst, Mass., 6:30 p.m. The LALH traveling panel exhibition, A Genius for Place, opens at Jones Library (43 Amity St.) with a public reception. LALH Executive Director Robin Karson will make remarks at 7:00 p.m., followed by a screening of the LALH short film Fletcher Steele and Naumkeag: A Playground of the Imagination. A Genius for Place runs through September 28 and is open to the public during the library’s regular hours. Visit the Jones Library website or call 413-259-3090 for more information.
Thursday, September 25
Centre Harbor, N.H., 7:00 p.m. Landscape architect Martha Lyon, a contributor to the forthcoming LALH book A Force of Nature: Warren H. Manning, Landscape Architect and Environmental Planner, lectures at the Centre Harbor Historical Society (94 Dane Rd.) about Manning’s designs for the Tufts family in Centre Harbor and Pinehurst, N.C. The talk is free and open to the public. For more information, call 603-279-1236 or visit chhistory.com.
Wednesday, October 1
Northampton, Mass. The LALH traveling panel exhibition, A Genius for Place, opens at Forbes Library (20 West St., Hosmer Gallery). The show runs through the end of November and is open to the public during the library’s regular hours. Visit the Forbes Library website or call 413-587-1011.
Monday, December 15
New York, N.Y. 100 Years of Design on the Land, a new LALH exhibition, premieres at 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery (between 51st and 52d Sts.) Contemporary photographs of nine important American places tell a unique story of the nation’s complex beliefs and aspirations. The show runs through Friday, March 6, 2015.