Tue, Apr 26

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Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum

Frederick Law Olmsted and “Parks for All”: Democracy, Equity, and Environmental Justice Panel Discussion

Join a panel of Milwaukee-based academics and practitioners as they discuss these important relationships between the past, present, and even future of accessible public spaces.

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Frederick Law Olmsted and “Parks for All”: Democracy, Equity, and Environmental Justice Panel Discussion

Time & Location

Apr 26, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum, 2220 N Terrace Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA

About the Event

How do we make sure that green spaces in Milwaukee and beyond are open and accessible to all individuals? What does it mean to create truly democratic public places? Can we look to such historical figures as noted landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted to answer such timely questions? Join a panel of Milwaukee-based academics and practitioners as they discuss these important relationships between the past, present, and even future of such important spaces.

Panelists:

Arijit Sen, Associate Professor, Architecture and Urban Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Patrick Mullins, Associate Professor, History, Marquette University

August Ball, Founder, Cream City Conservation

Steven Hunter, Program Director, Nearby Nature Milwaukee

Panel Co-Moderators:

Michael Carriere, Milwaukee School of Engineering

Jennifer Current, Quorum Architects

Admission is free. Thank you to event sponsor Margarete Harvey, and event-cosponsor the Milwaukee Area Cultural Landscape Alliance (MACLA)

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