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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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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 »

Fred the Farmer — an Encore Event

Virtual Event

Virtual Event – pick up a FREE curbside “activity bag” in advance of the event. This will contain everything your child needs. Learn the date and time to pick up the bag after registration.
For children Grades 3-5 FREE
Activities and reading led by Paula Tramontano

Frederick Law Olmsted–At Home on Staten Island

Virtual Event

A presentation by Olmsted biographer Justin Martin based on his research for Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted, Abolitionist, Conservationist, and Designer of Central Park
Co-sponsored by The Alice Austen House Museum

Free (donations welcome). Registration required.