The Friends of Villa Terrace Present
Friday, May 6th|
Palm Room at Turner Hall
Meet the Filmmaker: Laurence Cotton | May 6th, 2022, Time TBA
Laurence Cotton, author, historian, and filmmaker of the PBS film, Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America, a co-production of WNED Buffalo/Toronto and Florentine Films/Hott Productions, Inc. will speak about spearheading the project, his research on Olmsted, and acting as the consulting producer.
Time & Location
Friday, May 6th
Palm Room at Turner Hall, 1034 Vel R. Phillips Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203, USA
About the Event
Laurence Cotton, author, historian, and filmmaker; originator of the PBS film, Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America, a co-production of WNED Buffalo/Toronto and Florentine Films/Hott Productions, Inc. will speak about his research on Olmsted, and serving as the consulting producer of this 2014 film, which will be screened as part of the event. Raised in Boston—the home of Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace park system—Mr. Cotton brings a long history of park, green space and trail planning to his adopted city of Portland, Oregon. Since first working on the PBS film in 2008, he has continued studying Olmsted archives, interviewing scholars, and visiting and documenting as many Olmsted-designed parks and landscapes as humanly possible.
To see the film:
Frederick Law Olmsted Designing America (wned.org)
Sponsored by MSOE
Friday, May 6, 2022
Palm Room at Turner Hall, Milwaukee
All are welcome