Documentary
Beatrix Farrand’s American Landscapes
NYC garden designer Lynden B. Miller explores the astonishing landscapes of Beatrix Farrand, a pioneer who believed in the power of gardens to change people’s lives.
Free Screening
Beatrix Farrand’s American Landscapes
Screening Hosted by Amy Husten
Beatrix Farrand’s American Landscapes
March 1, 4:00 PM
Bard College
30 Campus Rd., Annadale-on-Hudson, New York, 12504
About the Screening
In celebration of the 100th year anniversary of the women’s suffrage, Bard College will hosting 5 multi-discipline events spotlighting inspiring women and their work in the field of horticulture . The program will be open to the ;public and is organized and sponsored by the College's Montgomery Place Campus, the Arboretum and Landscape Program and the non-profit organization Hudson River Heritage. The program is titled “Guardians of the Garden: 200 Years of Pioneering Women in Horticulture”.
About the Movie
Beatrix Farrand’s American Landscapes, follows award-winning public garden designer Lynden B. Miller as she sets off to explore the remarkable life and career of America’s first female landscape architect. Farrand was responsible for some of the most celebrated gardens in the United States and helped create a distinctive American voice in landscape architecture. Although she created gardens for the rich and powerful, including John D. Rockefeller, Jr., J.P. Morgan, and President Woodrow Wilson, she also was an early advocate for the value of public gardens and believed strongly in the power of the natural world to make people’s lives better. Through the documentary, Miller journeys to iconic Farrand gardens, engaging designers, scholars and horticulturists in a spirited dialogue about the meaning and importance of this ground-breaking early 20th-century woman.
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About the Space
parking is available at the lot next to the building.
Bard College
30 Campus Rd.
Annadale-on-Hudson, New York, 12504
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