JOHN CARLYLE HEMBY, JR.
1928 - 2014
Tally Sweat and Jennifer
Richardson share their
memories of John and his
legacy to the Olmsted Linear
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Olmsted Plein Air Invitational
Tickets for the Olmsted Plein Air Invitational are on sale now. There is limited capacity so don't wait - click here now!
April 22 - 26, 2015
The Olmsted Plein Air invitational is a 4-day event featuring thirty of the world’s greatest collectible artists producing beautiful paintings for public purchase. Atlanta celebrates the renovated Olmsted Linear Parks through the artistic legacy and plein air heritage of landscape painting. The Olmsted Plein Air Invitational is a plein air first for Atlanta and is a rain or shine event.
Whether you are an artist, art enthusiast or you just love the park, we invite to you to volunteer during the
Olmsted Plein Air Invitational.