A 19th Century Photographer

A 19th Century Photographer

A 21st century podcaster explains how 19th century photographer helped create America’s national parks

Award-winning art historian, critic, author and podcaster Tyler Green will be speaking about groundbreaking 19th century photographer Carleton Watkins on Saturday, September 14, 7pm at the Billings Farm & Museum Visitor Center.

Green’s talk explores the surprising relationships between Carleton Watkins, New England, and the national park idea – including connections to Frederick Billings and Woodstock, VT.

Green is the producer and host of The Modern Art Notes podcast, which is America’s most downloaded audio program about art. He is a periodic contributor to NPR. His first book Carleton Watkins: Making the West American won the 2019 California Book Award gold medal. Books will be available for purchase and signing by Green at the event starting at 6pm. Light refreshments will be served.

This event is a collaboration between Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park and Billings Farm & Museum.

The event is FREE; reservations are recommended: 802-457-2355 or by email: reservations@billingsfarm.org.