Birth of an American Masterpiece: Central Park

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Thursday March 10

2:00 PM  –  4:00 PM

Location: Museum of Indian Arts and Culture 710 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505

Come hear the story that will take us back to the beginning to the fascinating account of how America's first urban park was born. Learn how Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux created the naturalistic pastoral landscape right in the middle of the bustling, 19th century city of New York. 

As a living symbol of American democracy, Central Park belongs to all of us and our memories spent their illustrate that this green, verdant place truly is America's park. 

Bonnie Joseph received a BA in History from College Misericordia, Dallas, PA in 1964 and a MA in Art History from Temple University in 1991.  She was an adjunct professor of Art History at Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA from 1992-2002. Bonnie has combined her academic background with her love of gardening and garden history to originate the Santa Fe Botanical Garden’s annual winter lecture series.