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Frazier HistoRead - Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted, by Justin Martin

Join Amanda Briede, curator of Olmsted’s Louisville, and Frazier Museum Education for an exhibit tour and book discussion. Briede will lead a guided tour and discussion of Olmsted’s Louisville to showcase Olmsted’s legacy in, and contributions to, the people and neighborhoods of Louisville.

Afterward, we’ll discuss Justin Martin’s Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted to take an in-depth look at Olmsted, his parks, and his life, connecting his life to his work and Louisville to his mission. While it is encouraged that attendees read the book prior to the discussion, it is not required to attend this event.

Frederick Law Olmsted is best known as designer of Central Park, as well as several public and private grounds across the country. In addition to his work as a landscape architect, Olmsted was a committed abolitionist, conservationist, and advocate for social reform.

This event is included in the price of admission | Free For Members