The “Green” of Greensward: A History of Central Park’s Sheep Meadow
December 10, 2013 at 6:30 pm

Due to inclement weather, this program has been cancelled.
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Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux named their famous 1858 plan for Central Park the “Greensward,” an English term for a large lawn dotted with trees. “The Green,” today called Sheep Meadow, is the designers’ most famous lawn and the subject of the murals featured in the Museum’s exhibition Picturing Central Park: Paintings by Janet Ruttenberg. Join Sara Cedar Miller, Central Park Conservancy Historian, for an illustrated talk on the fascinating history of Sheep Meadow.

This program by Sara Cedar Miller, Central Park Conservancy Historian, is presented in conjunction with Picturing Central Park: Paintings by Janet Ruttenberg.

Reservations required.
Free for Museum members; $12 for students and seniors; $16 general public.

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