CELEBRATING THE LIFE and CONTRIBUTIONS of
FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED
during the year of his 200th BIRTHDAY
April 26, 2022
HAPPY 200th BIRTHDAY,
FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED!
US House Proclamation
~ sponsored by Representative French Hill ~
recognizing and celebrating the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted
and his contributions to open public spaces for all Americans enhancing sound physical and mental health
The Governor joins many states across the nation in recognizing Frederick Law Olmsted’s important role in advocating for and providing citizens access to the natural environment by declaring April 26th as Frederick Law Olmsted Day in Arkansas in honor of the 200th anniversary of his birth.
Proclamation Documents available for download:
"The Genius of the Place": Frederick Law Olmsted Landscape Architecture and Arkansas
Hosted by the Central Arkansas Library System, Hot Springs National Park, Fay Jones School of Architecture/University of Arkansas, Studio Main
on Apri 14, 2022
Link to watch the lecture video:
“The Genius of the Place”: Frederick Law Olmsted, Landscape Architecture and Arkansas - YouTube
The Little Rock Garden Club
Olmsted 200 Student Art Contest
Celebrating the 200th Birthday of
Frederick Law Olmsted through Art
announced TWO WINNERS:
Annaleigh Mitchell and Taylor Henley
Follow this ARTICLE LINK for Janet Carson's
"Father figure: Landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted celebrated as originator of U.S. public parks system"
published in the Arkansas Democrat Gazette
on March 19, 2022.