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Screening of First Documentary on the “Mother of Landscape Architecture”

Categories: Press

The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand presented with panel discussion with filmmaker

Farrand Dumbarton Oaks Terrace CreditKarylEvans
Dumbarton Oaks swimming pool. Photo by Karyl Evans.

WHAT
View the first documentary about the pioneering work of landscape architect Beatrix Farrand (1872-1959), The Life and Gardens of Beatrix Farrand. Join six-time Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker and Yale Fellow Karyl Evans as she talks with Darwina L. Neal, FASLA, landscape architect and former chief of Cultural Resources Preservation Services, National Capital Region, National Park Service, and Maureen Joseph, ASLA, Regional Historical Landscape Architect, National Capital Region, National Park Service, about Farrand, her work, and her place as the “mother” of landscape architecture in the United States.

A reception follows the program.

This program is made possible through the support of the Darwina L. Neal Cultural Landscape Fund.

WHEN
Wednesday, November 1, 6:30–8:30 pm

COST
$12 Members; $5 Students; $20 Non-members.

WHERE
National Building Museum
401 F Street NW
Washington, DC 2001

Metro: Red Line, Judiciary Square

CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS
1.5 PDH (LA CES)

ABOUT
The National Building Museum is America’s leading cultural institution dedicated to advancing the quality of the built environment by educating people about its impact on their lives. Through its exhibitions, educational programs, online content, and publications, the Museum has become a vital forum for the exchange of ideas and information about the world we build for ourselves. Public inquiries: 202.272.2448 or visit www.nbm.org. Follow us on Twitter: @BuildingMuseum and Facebook:www.facebook.com/NationalBuildingMuseum.