Frazier History Museum


Transcendentalists & Frederick Law Olmsted

AUGUST 25, 2019 | 2 - 3 PM


The Frazier history Museum, in partnership with The Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society at the University of Louisville are proud to present this talk about the intersections of Literature and Art.

Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau were towering figures in American Transcendentalism, a movement influencing the development of American artistic and intellectual culture.

Join University of Louisville Professors John Gibson (Philosophy) and Alan Golding (English) as they look at striking local connections to Mammoth Cave, the parks of Frederick Law Olmsted, and the art and literature of Harlan Hubbard.

The program is part of the Frazier’s Olmsted’s Louisville exhibition, and is included in the price of admission | free for members.