The next generation of parks: A lecture series

The Minneapolis Parks Foundation, the College of Design's Metropolitan Design Center, and the Walker Art Center present "The next generation of parks," a series of lectures on parks planning and design. All of the lectures are free and open to the public.

Thursday, May 13, 2010, 7 p.m., Cowles Auditorium, Humphrey Institute
London's Green Grid
Jamie Dean, program manager, East London Green Grid

Wednesday, June 16, 2010, 7 p.m., Cinema, Walker Art Center
New York's High Line
Robert Hammond, co-founder and executive director of Friends of the High Line
Lisa Tziona Switkin, associate principal, James Corner Field Operations

Thursday, July 15, 2010, 7 p.m., 100 Rapson Hall
Laurie Olin, Civic Delight
Laurie Olin, founding principal, OLIN

More information is available on the Minneapolis Parks Foundation Web site.