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Frederick Law Olmsted: Designer of America & His Staten Island Roots Free Virtual Program

Virtual Event

Join historian and filmmaker Laurence Cotton (originator of and consulting producer to the PBS special “Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America”) as he shares 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. Mr. Cotton will include a focus on Olmsted’s life on Staten Island and his time at Tosomock Farm. Register here »

Frederick Law Olmsted on Staten Island: His Journey Continues

Virtual Event

Presented by the Friends of Olmsted-Beil House presents
Joseph Smith, Performing Artist of Living History, will bring to life the experiences of Frederick Law Olmsted on Staten Island.
There will be two performances (Friday Dec. 2 & Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7 pm) providing two unique opportunities to enjoy this extraordinary event hosted by Friends of Olmsted-Beil House.

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Event Series FOBH Creates Wreath Honoring Olmsted on His 200th Birthday

FOBH Creates Wreath Honoring Olmsted on His 200th Birthday

The Arsenal Gallery, Central Park 830 Fifth Ave. at 64th Street, Third Floor, New York, Third Floor Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Closed holidays // Free admission, United States

When in Manhattan, please make time to stop by Central Park's Arsenal Gallery for some holiday inspiration, courtesy of NYC Park's annual "Wreath Interpretations" exhibition. Visit and admire the Olmsted 200 wreath, created by multi-talented FOBH board members Tina Kaasmann-Dunn and Felicity Beil, on view now through December 30th. In her artist statement, Tina says,… Read More »FOBH Creates Wreath Honoring Olmsted on His 200th Birthday


THE ALICE AUSTEN HOUSE MUSEUM 2 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY, United States

A presentation on Mary Cleveland Olmsted, wife of Frederick Law Olmsted by FOBH Advisor and artist-historian Giuseppe Settinieri. Learn all about Mary, including her role as manager of
Tosomock Farm More details and to register »