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LALH AND NYBG COSPONSOR EARTH DAY FILM SCREENING

Monday, January 12, 2015 | Posted by

In celebration of Earth Day, the New York Botanical Garden and LALH are offering a screening of the award-winning documentary film Jens Jensen: The Living Green. A pioneering conservationist, Danish-born Jens Jensen rose from street sweeper to become the “dean of landscape architects.” Following the film, Darrel Morrison, FASLA, will moderate a panel discussion featuring […]

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A BOSTON BOOK LAUNCH FOR SHURCLIFF

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | Posted by

The most recent LALH title, Arthur A. Shurcliff:  Design, Preservation, and the Creation of the Colonial Williamsburg Landscape, receives a proper Boston send-off on Wednesday, December 3, when author Elizabeth Hope Cushing lectures at the Arnold Arboretum in Boston. Cushing’s talk, “Arthur Shurcliff: From Boston to Colonial Williamsburg,” illuminates how his early work in Boston […]

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COMMUNITY BY DESIGN FILM PREMIERE ROCKS THE ARSENAL

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 | Posted by

A late-October premiere of the latest LALH film, Community by Design: The Olmsted Firm and the Development of Brookline, Massachusetts, drew a celebratory crowd at the historic Arsenal building in New York’s Central Park. An online September campaign raised funds to underwrite the film. Thank you to all you made contributions! Based on the LALH […]

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PANEL EXHIBITION OPENS IN NEW VENUE

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 | Posted by

The LALH panel exhibition, A Genius for Place, opened at the Jones Library in Amherst, Massachusetts, in early September. About sixty people turned out for the opening public reception organized and hosted by the library staff. A brief program featured remarks by Executive Director Robin Karson. Joanna Ballantine of The Trustees of Reservations followed with […]

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JAMES ROSE CENTER HOSTS SUBURBIA TRANSFORMED 3.0

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 | Posted by

“One Garden at a Time: Exploring the Aesthetics of Landscape Experience in an Age of Sustainability” was the theme of this competition for landscape architects, designers, and students sponsored by the James Rose Center for Landscape Architectural Research and Design in Ridgewood, New Jersey. Winning designs by three students and six professionals flow loosely from the modernist […]

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A GENIUS FOR PLACE EXHIBITION ON THE MOVE

Thursday, July 10, 2014 | Posted by

The LALH touring panel exhibition, A Genius for Place, opens at the Jones Library, Amherst, Mass., with a public reception on Thursday, September 4 at 6:30 p.m. LALH Executive Director Robin Karson will introduce the short documentary film Fletcher Steele and Naumkeag: A Playground of the Imagination at 7 p.m. A Genius for Place runs through September 28 and is open to […]

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MANY WAYS TO CELEBRATE OLMSTED IN APRIL

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 | Posted by

In much of the country April marks the real start of spring, when many city dwellers most appreciate their parks. The timing is perfect to celebrate Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American landscape architecture and the parks movement in particular, who was born on April 26, 1822. Throughout the country (and in Montreal), Olmsted parks […]

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WISTARIAHURST TO HOST A GENIUS FOR PLACE PANEL EXHIBITION

Thursday, April 3, 2014 | Posted by

On Sunday, May 18, the LALH panel exhibition, A Genius for Place, opens at Wistariahurst historic house museum (238 Cabot St.) in Holyoke, Mass., with a public reception at 1:00 p.m. The show runs through August 18 and is open to the public during the museum’s regular visitor hours. Visit the Wistariahurst website or call 413-322-5660.

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OLMSTED DOCUMENTARY PREMIERES IN MASSACHUSETTS

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 | Posted by

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America, a long-awaited documentary about America’s most influential landscape architect, premieres next month in Olmsted’s adopted home state of Massachusetts. LALH Executive Director Robin Karson and LALH Vice President Ethan Carr consulted on the one-hour film for filmmakers Larry Hott and Diane Garey of Florentine Films/Hott Productions, which coproduced it with […]

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FULL CIRCLE: UGA HOSTS LALH EXHIBITION

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 | Posted by

From March 20 to April 28, the University of Georgia hosts a new LALH exhibition, Writing the Landscape: Books, Films, and Exhibits from the Library of American Landscape History. On view at the Circle Gallery, College of Environment + Design in Athens, the exhibition constitutes an LALH retrospective of sorts, featuring highlights from the body of work […]

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