Sunday, June 6, 2:00 pm – The Maine Work of Beatrix Farrand

The Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites are pleased to announce the Fifth Annual Bellefield Design Lecture: The Maine Work of Beatrix Farrand by Patrick Chasse, a program of its park partner, The Beatrix Farrand Garden Association, on Sunday, June 6, beginning at 2 pm, at the Henry A. Wallace Visitor Center at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt Historic Site and The FDR Presidential Library and Museum, 4079 Albany Post Road, Hyde Park, New York.  Patrick will discuss Farrand’s life and work in Maine from childhood through her retirement at Garland Farm, including a number of private commissions that are rarely ever seen by the public. A reception and heirloom plant, book and garden treasure sale will follow in the Garden at Bellefield.  Tickets are $30 ($25 for Beatrix Farrand Garden Association and Garden Conservancy members), and may be purchased in advance (strongly recommended, because seating is limited) by logging on to or by calling 845-229-9115, ext. 26.